In this book, award-winning travel writer Sarah Woods answers the question she is asked several hundred times each year: 'how do I become a freelance travel writer?' She offers practical advice on turning the dream into reality - from getting started to making a decent living. Sarah shares her tips on contacts, hard work, and the best way to attract a healthy dose of luck. In this book she: - De-mystifies the pitching process and guides would-be authors through the publishing maze; - Explains how to balance being on-the-road with meeting international deadlines across different timelines; - Provides tips on how to win ongoing business and how to secure the best rates of pay; - Looks at how to foster long-term relationships with editors and publishers; - Provides a guide to the world-wide market for those writers who want to maximize earning potential and writing outlets all across the globe; - Offers guidance to the required writing styles of consumer and trade publications, together with how to use travel writing skills in TV, radio and film.
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