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FEATURED PUBLICATION: GoNomad

GoNomad Website: www.gonomad.com Dear Reader, Earlier this week, we heard from a number of disappointed readers. They'd queried Country Discoveries -- last week's Featured Publication -- only to learn that the magazine is closing up shop. Our apologies for sending you to the trouble of a query letter for naught. And shame on us for […]

Photos First: Another Easy Approach to Writing Round-Ups

Today: Today's Hottest Article -- Building One is A Lot Easier than You Think "Photos First" - An Easy Victory Over the Blank Page More Opportunities and Resources for Writers Dear Reader, Last week, freelance travel writer Jennifer Stevens told us that one of the best ways to break into the travel-writing business is to […]

FEATURED PUBLICATION: Escape From America Magazine

Dear Reader, Several of our readers have landed their first byline at EscapeArtist.com. This week Susan Beverley, editor of EscapeArtist.com offers advice about the smartest way to get published there. In fact, she covers three possible outlets for your articles -- Escape From America Magazine, the Offshore Real Estate and Investment Magazine, and the soon-to-launch […]

The Easiest and Fastest Way to get a By-Line and a Check

Tips from freelance travel writer Jennifer Stevens, One of the best ways to break into the travel-writing business (and to get repeat clips, too) is to write short articles -- 250-600 words in length, typically.

How to Turn a Profit on a Feel-Good Trend

Advice from Jennifer Stevens -- a primer on some trends you may not be aware of and about how you, as a travel writer, can capitalize on them, starting now.

Buying the Right Camera: Think More than Just Megapixels

Today: How Pictures of Brick Walls, Red Curtains, and Fields of Grass Sell for Super-Fast Cash Buying the Right Camera: Think More than Just Megapixels Dear Reader, With a digital camera and a little imagination, you could make an extra $500 a month from your photographs without even leaving your living room. A few weeks […]

SPECIAL SECTION: Paris Workshop - Day Four

On-the-ground reports from the Ultimate Travel Photography Workshop in Paris Since you couldn't be with us in Paris for our photography workshop, I asked David Morgan - a freelance writer and photographer - to fill you in on what we've learned. You'll find his report here below. --LoriLori ApplingDirector, Great Escape Publishing Dear Reader, The […]

SPECIAL SECTION: Paris Workshop - Day Three

On-the-ground reports from the Ultimate Travel Photography Workshop in Paris Since you couldn't be with us in Paris for our photography workshop, I asked David Morgan - a freelance writer and photographer - to fill you in on what we've learned. You'll find his report here below. --LoriLori ApplingDirector, Great Escape Publishing Dear Reader, Three […]

SPECIAL SECTION: Paris Workshop - Day Two

On-the-ground reports from the Ultimate Travel Photography Workshop in Paris. Since you couldn't be with us in Paris for our workshop, I asked David Morgan -- a freelance writer and photographer -- to fill you in on what we've learned. You'll find his second report below. - LoriLori ApplingDirector, Great Escape Publishing Dear Reader, The […]

SPECIAL SECTION: Paris Workshop - Day One

On-the-ground reports from the Ultimate Travel Photography Workshop in Paris. Since you couldn't be with us in Paris for our photography workshop, I asked David Morgan - a freelance writer and photographer - to fill you in on what we've learned. You'll find his report here below. --LoriLori ApplingDirector, Great Escape Publishing Dear Reader, The […]

Writing Reviews: Trash the Checklist and Look for What's Unique

Tips from freelance writer Steenie Harvey on how to write better and unique reviews.

FEATURED PUBLICATION: The Write Way to Travel

Dear Reader, I'm looking for a few good writers... If you have a travel tip to share, something that would make traveling more interesting, more affordable, or simply easier -- please send it my way. Submissions should be between 300 and 600 words. Personal, first-person stories are encouraged, although not necessary. There's a great article […]

The One Simple Tool Every Writer Should Use More Often

What's the one simple tool every writer should use more often?, Travel writer and humorist, Stan Sinberg, reveals the answer!

FEATURED PUBLICATIONS: France Today

Dear Reader, Often, the best way to break into a publication is by getting a short piece published in it first. You'll have more luck if you offer up a short piece of 150-400 words, targeted for a particular "department" in the publication, than you will if you try to pitch a 2,000-word story to […]

Avoid F-Words: How to Replace "Filler" Words with Descriptions that Make You Sound Like a Pro

The descriptions that editors like -- the ones they pay for -- are those that paint pictures so vivid, readers see and feel and taste right along with the writer.