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Travel Writer's Way: Turn your travels into stories

Jonathan Lorie

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Bradt Publications
01 May 2019
Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides
The Travel Writer's Way: Turn Your Travels into Stories Inspirational and expert advice and tuition on turning your travel experiences into beautifully crafted stories, including interactive exercises, a writing road map and writing skills; how to publish your work as blogs, books or articles; and interviews with today's finest travel writers. Packed with practical advice, this innovative and inspiring book is perfect for anyone who seeks to improve their travel writing. Expert author Jonathan Lorie shares 20 years' experience as a travel magazine editor, travel writer for national newspapers and magazines, and teacher of travel writing courses around the world to create the ultimate guide for travellers who want to turn their journeys into stories, whether for pleasure or for publication, for friends or for media. The result is an entertaining and illuminating way in to writing travel, whatever your level or purpose.

This unique, interactive guide from specialist travel publisher Bradt Travel Guides - offers a 12-step programme for developing your travel writing through enjoyable exercises and expert tuition, backed up with a comprehensive overview of how to publish your work as blogs, books or articles. Interviews with today's finest travel writers and editors offer the insiders' view, while top tips and themed booklists give each topic real depth.

Whether you're a first-time writer or experienced hand, The Travel Writer's Way is the essential guide. AUTHOR: Jonathan Lorie has been writing travel since 1999, first as the Editor of Traveller magazine and now for national newspapers and magazines. In 2004 he set up Travellers' Tales, Britain's leading training agency for travel writers and photographers, followed by the Travellers' Tales Festival, which brings together the world's greatest travel writers and photographers at the Royal Geographical Society in London. He has judged many travel writing awards, including the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award, the Dolmen Prize, The Stanfords/Bradt new travel writer award and the annual competitions of The Independent, the British Guild of Travel Writers and the New Zealand travel writers' association. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.
By:   Jonathan Lorie
Imprint:   Bradt Publications
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 135mm, 
Weight:   585g
ISBN:   9781784776046
ISBN 10:   1784776041
Series:   Bradt Travel Guides (Other Guides)
Pages:   288
Publication Date:   01 May 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
INTRODUCTION In the Jazz Cafe SECTION 1 | WRITING SKILLS DESCRIBING THE WORLD Chapter 1 Take me with you Chapter 2 Make a friend Chapter 3 Become the hero SHAPING THE STORY Chapter 4 Tell a story Chapter 5 Talk to me Chapter 6 Tell no lies HOOKING THE READER Chapter 7 Get in the mood Chapter 8 Get lost Chapter 9 Get into trouble TAKING THE LEAP Chapter 10 Cross the border Chapter 11 Stay in love Chapter 12 Take that leap SECTION 2 | WRITING ROUTES Chapter 13 What's Your Route? Chapter 14 Writing Blogs Chapter 15 Writing Articles Chapter 16 Writing Books Chapter 17 Professional Practice Index Acknowledgments Credits

Jonathan Lorie has been writing travel since 1999, first as the Editor of Traveller magazine, and now for national newspapers and magazines. In 2004 he set up Travellers' Tales (www.travellerstales.org), Britain's leading training agency for travel writers and photographers, followed by the Travellers' Tales Festival, which brings together the world's greatest travel writers and photographers at the Royal Geographical Society in London. He has judged many travel writing awards, including the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award, the Dolmen Prize, The Stanfords/Bradt new travel writer award and the annual competitions of The Independent, the British Guild of Travel Writers and the New Zealand travel writers' association. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

Reviews for Travel Writer's Way: Turn your travels into stories

'The most complete, accessible and inspiring book of its kind'. - Colin Thubron 'Perfect for anyone who seeks to improve their travel writing.' Writers Forum 'A unique and completely invaluable guide to the dark arts of travel writing. Highly recommended.' William Dalrymple


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