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Getting Started in Travel Writing  

Here are the steps to take...  

First, read Tim Leffel's "Seven Myths of Being a Travel Writer."


1. You gotta get published to get published: Where to Publish First.

2. What's it like Out On The Road?

3. If you write only what you like you'll have a readership of one. To succeed you've gotta write for lots of people, so Know Your Readership!

4. To survive, you gotta Make the Editor Happy

5. The editor's second question* : Do You Have Photos?

6. So now you're an author—but Can You Make a Living?

7. Your success or failure depends largely on the contracts you sign. Read this!


*The first question is "Are you gonna meet your deadline?"

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Tom Brosnahan