9781934759226

Make Steady Money As a Travel Writer : Secrets of Selling Travel Stories-Without Traveling

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    9781934759226

  • ISBN10:

    1934759228

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-04-15
  • Publisher: Midpoint Trade Books Inc
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Summary

Do you dream of being a travel writer but need or want to stay close to home? This book is loaded with specific methods and ideas to generate a dependable and consistent income as a travel writer, and the best part-without spending money on travels abroad or far afield in the U.S. Read this book and discover ways to carve out a niche for yourself as a travel writer concentrating on service articles. Earn a secure flow of income. Write and sell travel articles without travelling! Develop a lucrative side line or even launch a career! Or if you are already a travel writer, spice up your repertoire of ideas, refresh your enthusiasm, and have more fun writing!

Table of Contents

Dedicationp. V
The Changing World of Travel Marketsp. 1
How to Find a Focus and Flesh Out Articlesp. 6
The Government Scenep. 14
Air Travel/Airportsp. 28
Cruisesp. 37
Accommodationsp. 50
Car Rentalsp. 61
Trainsp. 68
Motorcoach/Recreational Vehicles/Motor homesp. 73
Tour Packages/Special Interest Travel/Special Travelersp. 79
Health and Insurance Considerationsp. 99
Security and Safety At Home and Abroadp. 109
Currency/Credit and Debit Cardsp. 119
Shoppingp. 125
Travel Agents/Tour Operators/Trade Associationsp. 133
Communicationsp. 137
Travel Promotional Materialp. 140
Bargains/Discounts/Dealsp. 146
Miscellaneous Subjectsp. 156
Basic Article Structure/Outlines/Drafts/Leadsp. 169
Writing Tips to Develop Verve and Clarityp. 176
Looking for Sidebarsp. 193
Research Methods/Outletsp. 196
How to Set Up and Conduct Interviewsp. 204
Taking Advantage of Your Own Background/Developing a Special Nichep. 211
Utilizing Your Local Geographic Areap. 215
Launching a Columnp. 219
Writing Queries that Workp. 223
Finding Markets, Domestically and Internationallyp. 231
The Editing Process - Self Editing/Working with Editorsp. 237
Contracts and Copyrightp. 241
Non-Technical Photography Tipsp. 245
How to Assess the Travel Book Market and Prepare a Proposalp. 249
How to Get Help from Travel Industry Sources/Suppliersp. 253
Making the Most of Submissions/Rejectionsp. 256
Entering Contests/Joining Associations/Business Stationery/Working at Home/IRS Issuesp. 261
Travel Terminologyp. 266
Editorialp. 275
Resourcesp. 283
About the Authorp. 287
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