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Five Magazines Looking for Essay Pieces

Welcome to the Friday Freebie Five, a new weekly feature on Dream of Travel Writing’s Six Figure Travel Writer blog.

Each week, we comb our Travel Magazine Database to bring you five magazine sections open to freelancers around a theme–front-of-book trend pieces, long-form first-person features, short narrative postcards–to inspire your pitches.

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Announcing: At-Home Pitchapalooza Coming to Your Inbox This January

I want you to take your freelance travel writing to the next level next year. How can we do that?

I don’t know about you, but I suck at taking online courses.

Invariably, I sign up for them, I’m very excited, and then I just don’t make time to log in.

Or I do, and then I’m disappointed because the course is (without advance notice) only available in video that you have to watch live on the site one at a time with no transcripts or slides or worksheets to do offline, and that simply doesn’t work with my sporadic nomadic email access.

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Our New Weekly Travel Writing Webinar Series Unpacks the Ins and Outs of Professional Travel Writing

In case you haven’t caught the news in our weekly travel writing newsletter (sign up at the bottom of this page and get the beginning of The Six-Figure Travel Writing Road Map for free if you’re not already receiving it) or social media accounts, we’ve started a weekly webinar series covering the inside scoop on travel writing.

Each week, we’ll look at what you need to know to become a pro:

  • the most lucrative types of travel writing gigs–and how to get them
  • step-by-step tutorials on all aspects of travel writing from pitching to coming up with ideas to writing different kinds of travel articles
  • how to set up the work processes that professionals use to get their work done and keep assignments rolling in

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Established Travel Writers Share Their 11 Favorite Pieces of Travel Writing Advice

We’ve started hosting focus groups around the globe to tap into the pitching, writing, and organizational processes of established writers so we can share them with you in a series of white papers.

To get the ball rolling, I wanted to share words of wisdom on travel writing success from the writers who joined us in New York City for our first focus group this fall.

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