The Travel Writer's Way

Turn Your Travels into Stories

Book Description

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.

About Lorie, Jonathan

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.