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FEATURED PUBLICATION: The International Railway Traveler

A Place for Lively Writing and Full-Color PhotosBy Roberta Beach Jacobson, for The Write Way to Travel I enjoy getting published in The International Railway Traveler (Hardy Publishing Co., Inc. of Louisville, KY). It's a lively publication and full of color photos. Over the last decade, I've chalked up about a dozen sales there. This […]

Never Been Published? Don't Worry

Advice from freelance writer and editor Jennifer Stevens. If you're sure your article is perfect for a publication, then you should send it -- the full article, not just a query. Don't be deterred by the need for credentials.

FEATURED PUBLICATION: JustSayGo.com

Dear Reader, I just read the Writer ’s Guidelines for JustSayGo.com, this week's Featured Publication, and the following description grabbed my attention: “A key interest point of JustSayGo.com is the readability, conversational tone, and (where appropriate) irreverent humor.” “Irreverent humor” is what caught my eye. Writing humor can be challenging. It's just hard to know […]

Five Tips to Revolutionize Your Photos

Edited by Lori Appling in San Francisco, CA “Magazine photography is the mural painting of modern times.” – Gene Thornton Dear Reader, Just a quick note today as I'm about to board a plane bound for Hawaii. I'm sitting at my gate at the airport in San Francisco (typing… and drinking as much water as […]

FEATURED PUBLICATION: Midwest Living

Dear Reader, I woke up this morning in a reflective mood. Lately we've received a lot of positive feedback about our travel-writing programs. And over my cup of coffee this morning, I thought about how very lucky I am. I mean, in my job I help people turn their dreams into reality. Over the years, […]

Computer Tricks For Writers And Photographers

Lori Allen and Rich Wagner share computer tips and tricks for writers and photographers

FEATURED PUBLICATION: Hidden Europe

Dear Reader, This week, Roberta Beach Jacobson profiles a unique travel publication that is definitely not interested in stories from the tourist trial. hidden europe is an insightful publication that has a thirst for "ordinary" Europe, but allows the reader to uncover an extraordinary one within its pages. The editors at this publication ask that […]

Three Ways To Turn Your Free Trips Into Money-Making Articles

Read from Steenie Harvey and how you could sell an article about a place when you’ve received free stuff -- hotel rooms, theater tickets, meals.

How to Write a Real Travel "Story"

Dear Reader, In Denver, our attendees met freelance travel writer Stan Sinberg -- and spent the balance of his presentations with smiles on their faces. Stan writes mostly travel and humor pieces, and he's seen them published in places like the Chicago Tribune, Mad Magazine, and a few men's magazines (I'd list their names, but […]

How to Use Buying Rights and Copyright to Your Best Advantage

Advice from Lori Appling, what rights is a publication buying. When you agree to sell your travel article, you grant a publication the right to use it. But you don't have to give away the right to use it exclusively. Sometimes you can reserve the right to sell it again and again.

SPECIAL SECTION: Denver Workshop - Day Four

FREE...final edition... On-the-ground reports from the Ultimate Travel Writer's Workshop in Denver Since you couldn't be with us in Colorado 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 report here below. Lori ApplingDirector, Great Escape Publishing Lost luggage. […]

SPECIAL SECTION: Denver Workshop - Day Three

FREE...for the next 3 days... On-the-ground reports from the Ultimate Travel Writer's Workshop in Denver Since you couldn't be with us in Colorado 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 report here below. Lori Allen Director, Great […]

SPECIAL SECTION: Denver Workshop - Day Two

FREE...for the next 2 days... On-the-ground reports from the Ultimate Travel Writer's Workshop in Denver Since you couldn't be with us in Colorado 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 report here below. --Lori Appling Director, Great […]

SPECIAL SECTION: Denver Workshop - Day One

FREE...for the next 3 days... On-the-ground reports from the Ultimate Travel Writer's Workshop in Denver Since you couldn't be with us in Colorado 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 report here below. --Lori Appling Director, Great […]

FEATURED PUBLICATION: France Magazine

Dear Reader, A holiday or special event, like a festival, can give you an excuse to write about a place (and, too, help you focus your article). France is renowned for its many national holidays, festivals, and unique celebrations, so this week we've chosen France Magazine as our featured publication. If you're among the more […]