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Daily Free Travel Writing Webinars for September

In honor of our first anniversary, we’ve launched an exciting new feature: You can now stream all of our past webinars–one each week day–for free.

These webinars are only available at the times listed, live, but you can catch the replay in video, audio, and transcript form, along with the webinar slides, at any time in our on-demand webinar library.

Check out the full schedule of September’s webinars and register for your favorites below.

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Daily Free Travel Writing Webinars for August

Daily Free Travel Writing Webinars for August

In honor of our first anniversary, we’ve launched an exciting new feature: You can now stream all of our past webinars–one each week day–for free.

These webinars are only available at the times listed, live, but you can catch the replay in video, audio, and transcript form, along with the webinar slides, at any time in our on-demand webinar library.

Check out the full schedule of August’s webinars and register for your favorites below.

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The One Place it Absolutely Makes Sense to Write for Free (Or Very Little)

Whenever the topic of writing for no or very little money comes up in conversation with a travel writer, the first thing I always do is ask why they want to do that.

You might be surprised.

I hear a startling number of people, even those who have already been writing for no compensation on their own websites for years, tell me that they don’t think that they are in a position to get paid more.

They aren’t saying that those rates aren’t out there–but rather that they don’t personally deserve them.

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How Are You Getting Where You Want to Go With Your Travel Writing?

Behind the scenes, I’ve been working on something very unusual for you guys.

In a way, you could call it the map to the Holy Grail, a la Indiana Jones–that is, if becoming a full-time, well-paid freelance travel writer sounds like a worthy mission to you!

Of course, there may or may not be poisonous snakes and collapsing tunnel floors in ancient ruins in this scenario. Unless that’s your preferred travel writing topic!

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Exciting Changes Coming to Our Weekly Travel Writing Webinars!

You may have seen that we have a very cool offer going right now for those of you interested in getting an all-access pass to the more than 500 magazine how-to-pitch breakdowns in our Travel Magazine Database, 300+-strong question-and-answer library, and 85+ hours of past webinars:

But we have some other exciting additions to the offerings in the Dream Buffet that we wanted to let you in on.

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As Sherlock Holmes Says: When Inconvenient, Do It Anyway

There’s a Sherlock Holmes line that gets repeated in nearly every adaptation verbatim. It’s a note from Sherlock to Watson:

Come at once if convenient. If inconvenient, come all the same.

They always find comical ways to make the letter are at the most inconvenient times. And Watson does always come right away, out of loyalty and curiosity (though often tempered with a fair amount of annoyance ;)).

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We Want to Pay for Your Flight and Registration for One of Our Favorite Conferences

Every year, on the mainstage and in the individual sessions at this conference, we are blown away by the amount of tell-it-like-it-is and no-matter-what-anyone-tells-you-you-can-absolutely-do-this wisdom shared.

It’s an environment in which attendees are so surrounded by people who are out there both doing work they love and running a solid business around that every year we watch those who haven’t yet made the leap into full-time freelance travel writing see that it’s possible to take the plunge successfully and put a deadline on when they will do it too.

Often just a few months after the conference takes place! (Because they’re so jazzed with possibility, they can’t stand to stay in their job any longer.)

We want this kind of experience for all of you.

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When You’re Not Getting Things Done, You Are Doing *Something*–What Is It?

When I first started coaching, running events, corralling writers for a website, and interviewing a lot of people for positions in a short period of time, I felt like a high school teacher.

I was receiving excuses right and left, insignificant and grave, for all sorts of things.

Event space managers delay getting me contracts because they’re sick (and apparently have no one else in the office of the major hotel they work at?), sponsorship chairs for conferences aren’t available to get me a sponsorship contract for months, and writers get me overdue in two weeks rather than two days because… well, I don’t think they actually even bother to explain themselves (and correspondingly aren’t due to be receiving any new assignments).

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Daily Free Travel Writing Webinars for July

In honor of our first anniversary, we’ve launched an exciting new feature: You can now stream all of our past webinars–one each week day–for free.

These webinars are only available at the times listed, live, but you can catch the replay in video, audio, and transcript form, along with the webinar slides, at any time in our on-demand webinar library.

Check out the full schedule of July’s webinars and register for your favorites below.

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