The Six-Figure Travel Writer

All Posts Tagged: freelance travel writing

What You Need to Know About Freelance Travel Writing Contracts

If you’ve already been in this game for a while, feel free to skip this post. I am not a lawyer (though that was my original career plan back in the day!), just a concerned citizen, so if you are already commanding the rates you deserve and negotiating for contract terms that work in your favor, jump ahead.

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Never Write the Story First (In Case You Didn’t Know)

When I go to conferences and talk to people who would like to publish travel articles, online or in print, one of the most frequent questions I get is:

But I should write the article before I pitch, right?

Or something like that. Some variation on the crazy, horrifying spread of misinformation out there that makes people think they should work many hours for peanuts to be published on some random travel website.

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