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How Twitter Can Help You Get More Assignments

Date: September 18th, 2008 | 1 comment

Just this past week I got an interesting note from a very savvy and forward thinking PR professional.
Hi Tim,
I noticed your HARO request a few weeks back on new media resources available for travel writers and wanted to let you know that the PR team at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has created a presence on [read more]

The British Guild of Travel Writers launch NEW website

Date: August 29th, 2008 | No Comments

Founded in 1960, the British Guild of Travel Writers (BGTW) is an association of over 270 professional writers, editors, photographers, producers, radio and television presenters involved in the world of travel. You’ll find Guild members names in by-lines to articles featured everywhere throughout the British press, on imprint pages of countless guidebooks and increasingly [read more]

Fall 2008: Be A National Geographic Correspondent

Date: May 19th, 2008 | 2 comments

“Glimpse” — National Geographic’s new print and online platform (urr…magazine?) is looking for people aged between 18-30 who plan to spend at least 10-weeks studying abroad from August 15-December 30, to report on their experiences.
Each correspondent will receive a $600 stipend and be assigned a professional editor to help them produce high quality, multimedia stories.
Key [read more]

Written Road at the Bloggers Choice Awards

Date: June 1st, 2007 | No Comments

So we have been nominated - thanks Taylor, you rock!
Friends, readers, bloggers, writers and travellers: we have one vote.
So, if this blog has meant anything to you, ever, please go vo [read more]

Chris Elliot To Launch New Travel Show

Date: January 26th, 2007 | No Comments

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Meet the Frugal Traveler in New York

Date: September 15th, 2008 | No Comments

Here are two chances to meet one of the most known travel-writers in the industry today: NY Times Frugal Traveler Matt Gross will be telling stories of his experience traveling around the world and writing.
1)What: A talk at Idlewild Books about the Grand Tour, literary travel, frugal travel and so on.
When: Thursday, September 18 at [read more]

User-Generated Travel Book To Be Compiled On Facebook

Date: July 12th, 2008 | No Comments

Here’s travel-writing Web 2.0 taken to a new level: In conjunction with a company called iGo iWrite, if you are on Facebook (get an account immediatley if not!), you can now be part of an interactive travel community where you can submit stories, get feedback, and ultimately be published.
Whether you are a professional or an [read more]

Symphony space Travel Tales

Date: June 24th, 2007 | No Comments

Symphony Space was kind enough to send us a copy of their new Travel Tales compact disc collection so I thought I’d share it with everyone.
The collection is made up of short travel clips (the combined total of the 6 stories is just three hours on three total discs). Other than the full length [read more]

Rock into the Matador Travel Community

Date: January 30th, 2007 | No Comments

A couple of months ago, I had the privilege to join the Matador Travel Community. I first found it talked about on Craigslist as a community for people interested in travel, music & art, writing & photography, sports, and positive global development. It sounded interesting and it got me in touch with young, friendly [read more]

Turn Your Blog into a Book!

Date: January 10th, 2007 | No Comments

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