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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.

Rejection Letter Humor

Today: A Little Rejection-Letter Humor: Laugh Now… But  Don't You Make the Same Mistake Later What to Do With Those Travel Stories Editors Reject? Congratulations Sara Chute: Published in 10 Days   Dear Reader, I’m not mean. Okay, on occasion I hide my fiancés underwear so that he's forced to do the laundry himself if […]

How To Write A Bargain Travel Article

FOUR PROVEN "BARGAIN TRAVEL" ANGLES EDITORS LIKE Everybody likes to save a buck. Editors know that. And so writing about smart ways to travel for less makes a lot of sense. You'll see articles about saving money in just about every travel publication you pick up. Point is: There's a market for this stuff. How do […]

Fall Foliage Shots Needed

Today: Do You Have Any Fall Foliage Shots?  If Not, Can You Take Some in the Next Few Weeks? Dear Reader, In yesterday’s issue, our Featured Publication, Wendy VanHatten made a very good point when she said: If your goal is to write for big-name magazines like Budget Travel, you’d be well advised to have […]


If You'd Like Great Exposure in Weekly Canadian Papers... By Roberta Beach Jacobson, for The Write Way to Travel For TravelingTales.com, a weekly e-zine, Editor Vic Foster requires all stories to be between 900 and 975 words. He loves vivid, personal tales of travel experiences -- no matter if it's a weekend getaway in your […]

Assignment Letters, Here's How to Get One...

Advice from freelance travel writer Jennifer Stevens. Why do assignment letters open doors and how can you get them?