How To Become a Travel Writer
Posted By: ava; Category: Miscellaneous; November 1, 2008
Author Ava A.;


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Now, you can write about your travels with these basic travel writing tips.
Feel your passion. Dedicate passion into what you want to do. If writing and travel are both your passion, put 100% dedication into it all throughout your writing.
Learn the basics of writing. To make your own name in writing, you have to learn the basics. Learn the basics and break them afterwards and build a style and name for yourself.
Write about other people, not about yourself. When you write about yourself, the tendency is to overwrite. You want to tell many things. This is not how writing should go. You should stick to a certain premise. Writing for other people will make your writing more unbiased and firm.
Dedicate time. Writing is a continuous knowledge. Take time to learn more writing lessons. Practice will help you write better too.
Write and rewrite. After your first draft, leave it and take some time to relax. After clearing your thoughts, go back to your draft and do your edits.
Assess yourself and identify rooms for improvement. From your draft collections, you will know your writing strengths and weaknesses. Accept these. Work on your skills but work even better on your weaknesses.
Learn how to pitch. Learn how to sell your writing. It’s not just your writing that you will need to improve on, your persuading skills needs to be harnessed as well.
Make a database of your contacts. Make sure you that you have a list of your contacts. File and keep your database neatly and organized.
Try and try. Success is not easy in writing; and, this is when determination comes on. As the cliché goes, “Try and try until you succeed,” so is writing.
Appreciate what you write. Always learn to appreciate what you write. You may not write as good as famous novelists or magazine writers but the important thing is that you keep learning as you go through.
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