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Photo Lessons Relearned in Greece

Today: *** Cloudy weather doesn't have to mean poor photos *** Everything you need to know about the business of writing *** Practical Writing Prompt of the Week: What to do when it's raining Dear Reader, We started this, our third day of the Ultimate Travel Photographer's Expedition in Greece, on the water. The wind […]


[EDITOR’S NOTE: Unfortunately this site no longer exists.] IDEAL FOR YOUR GREEK TRAVEL IDEAS AND PHOTOS By Roberta Beach Jacobson Editor Odysseas Psarris wants everybody to know about Greek travel! He launched a new travel e-zine in September 2006 dedicated to highlighting travel to and vacationing in Greece. The website, www.igogreece.com, has been profiled in […]

An Easy Way to Add Interest to Your Photographs

COMPOSITION TIPS YOU CAN USE FOR BETTER PHOTOGRAPHS By Carol Shields, in Atlanta, GA Dear Reader, A typical problem with photos is that nothing in them grabs a viewer's eye. Take a look at this image submitted in October's photo contest here. See how the colors in this shot are all basically a monochromatic blue? […]

Sell Everything But This..(A Lesson on Buying Rights)

MONEY FOR NOTHING: DON'T GIVE UP YOUR RIGHT TO BE REPETITIVEBy Steenie Harvey in Ireland $100. Is it worth getting out of bed for? Well, it might sound utterly paltry. But you shouldn't reject low-paying markets out of hand. You see, it's possible to sell the same story an infinite number of times. Effectively it's […]

A Straw, a Pillow Case, and a Garbage Bag Twist Tie

Three must-have travel tools every traveler should have.

FEATURED PUBLICATION: Living Aboard Magazine

HAVE A COASTAL TRAVEL IDEA OR A TALE OF THE BOATING LIFE? By Roberta Beach Jacobson, for The Right Way to Travel Living Aboard is a lifestyle magazine for people who live on their boats -- or dream of doing so. Don't be surprised if you haven't heard of it. It started out as a newsletter published by the HomafloteAssociation. […]

How Travel Writers and Travel Photographers Can Best Break into Stock Photography

The most important thing to think about when you're shooting for the stock-photography market is the word "useful." You want photos that buyers will find "useful." Having said that, "useful" can be anything from photos of a textured wall or TV static (graphic designers buy these to use as backgrounds for their designs) to pictures […]

Writing for Dogs (Oh, and Other Pets Too)

Traveling with pets and papering your pet are two of today’s hottest trends.

FEATURED PUBLICATION: Publication: AAA Living Magazine

WHERE TO PUBLISH MIDWESTERN EXCURSIONS... AND TRIPS BEYOND, TOO By Wendy VanHatten The AAA Living Magazine reaches 2.5 million households across the Midwest bi-monthly.  The editors look for travel stories about the Midwest primarily but also accept articles on national and international destinations. Most of their articles are written by freelance writers, which is good news for […]

AWAI's $2,000 Photo Challenge

ANNOUNCING: AWAI’s $2,000 Photo Challenge Dear Reader, We just made it a lot easier for you to make your first $2,000! As a reader of The Write Way to Travel, you're invited to take part in the  AWAI $2,000 Photo Challenge.  This is a great opportunity to earn thousands of dollars and lots of cool […]

PHOTO CHALLENGE: October’s Theme is Cuppa Joe...

PHOTO CHALLENGE: October’s Theme is Cuppa Joe...

Travel Writer: Which of These Story Ideas Will Sell Best…

How to Turn a Ho-Hum Story Idea into a Brilliant (and Salable) One.

Pretend You're in an Egg

Today: Pretend You’re in an Egg: The Difference between Creative Writing Exercises and Practical How-to Tips Practical Writing Prompt Your Questions Answered: How to Land More Paying Assignments Dear Reader, “Pretend you’re in an egg…” said Jen Stevens in response to my suggestion that we start including "writing prompts" in our e-letters… “Pretend you’re in […]


Small Towns, Rural Values: A Place for Articles (and Photos) with Nostalgic Appeal By Roberta Beach Jacobson, for The Write Way to Travel Years ago, Capper's was the first print publication that paid me extra when they put my article, which had appeared in their print issue, on their website, too. Back then, I didn't […]

No Poodles...No False Teeth...No Travel Articles - Eight Reasons Why Good Articles Get Unwanted Rejection Slips

Eight Reasons Why Good Articles Get Unwanted Rejection Slips.