The Six-Figure Travel Writer

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The Single, Biggest Thing That Holds You Back From Travel Writing Success

I know this sounds crazy, but you really can get your travel writing career officially up and running in one hour (which I’ll show you soon!).

Have you tried before? I can feel the head shakes and sighs.

But what makes this process take longer than an hour is not the time required to announce to the world that you are a travel writer, via various forms of social media and your own shiny new website: it’s the decision making. Read More

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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Which of These 3 Types of Travel Writer Are You?

When I start any conversation with someone who wants to be a travel writer, or has been trying to make a career in travel writing for a while and isn’t getting any traction, first and foremost, I ask:

Why are you doing this in the first place?

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