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The Travel Writer s Handbook

Author : Louise Purwin Zobel
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In the new edition of this standard guide, veteran travel writers Louise Purwin Zobel and Jacqueline Butler cover everything from pre-trip research on the Internet and at the library, obtaining writing assignments for websites, and more!

The Travel Writer s Handbook

Author : Jacqueline
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Veteran travel writer Jacqueline Harmon Butler shows readers, one step at a time, how to research, write, and sell travel articles--but most importantly, she details what makes a travel article a winner. In this new edition, Butler updates her bestselling handbook for the 21st century with helpful tips on conducting Internet research, utilizing new advancements in digital photography and finding helpful applications on mobile phones. She also helps aspiring writers navigate the changing world of publishing by exploring blogging, new travel websites, and social media, all while discussing how best to expand your platform. She includes a brand new introduction to reflect the current state of the travel industry and the change in editors' needs. Butler covers all the nuts and bolts aspects of travel writing from pre-trip research, specific marketing strategies, and even includes 12 formats for travel articles with sure-fire appeal to editors and readers. She gives insightful and often humorous advice on pre- and post-trip topics like: • How to target your market before you begin • How to save time by doing background research before you leave • How to write queries and get assignments in advance • How to find new angles for overworked subjects • What to take along--from video equipment and laptops to travel documents • How to set up and conduct successful interviews • How to take advantage of freebies and junkets without “selling out” • How to sell what you write--and then sell it again

The Writer s Handbook Guide to Travel Writing

Author : Barry Turner
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From newspaper features to armchair travellers' memoirs, this guide offers essential information for any budding travel writer looking to break into this increasingly popular genre. There are also interviews with leading representatives of the trade, evaluation of the market, advice on contracts and agents.

The Writer s Handbook

Author : Sylvia K. Burack
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"Manuscript market section", ed. by U. G. Olsen, 1941-44; by E. P. Werby, 1945-

The Writer s Handbook

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Travel Writing 1700 1830

Author : Elizabeth A. Bohls
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By the end of the eighteenth century, British travellers had fanned out to every corner of the world, driven by widely varying motives: scientific curiosity, commerce, colonization, diplomacy, exploration, and tourism. In letters, journals, and books, travellers wrote at first-hand of exotic lands and beautiful scenery, and of encounters with strange peoples and wildlife. This anthology brings together the best writing from authors such as Daniel Defoe, Mary Wollstonecraft, Olaudah. Equiano, Mungo Park, Maria Nugent and many others, to provide a comprehensive selection from this emerging literary genre. -;'How is the mind agitated and bewildered, at being thus, as it were, placed on the borders of a new world ' - William Bartram. 'Thus you see, dear sister, the manners of mankind do not differ so widely as our voyage writers would have us believe.' - Mary Wortley Montagu. With widely varied motives - scientific curiosity, commerce, colonization, diplomacy, exploration, and tourism - British travellers fanned out to every corner of the world in the period the Critical Review labelled the 'Age of Peregrination'. The Empire, already established in the Caribbean and North America, was expanding in India and Africa and founding new outposts in the Pacific in the wake of Captain Cook's voyages. In letters, journals, and books, travellers wrote at. first-hand of exotic lands and beautiful scenery, and encounters with strange peoples and dangerous wildlife. They conducted philosophical and political debates in print about slavery and the French Revolution, and their writing often affords unexpected insights into the writers themselves. This anthology brings. together the best writing from authors such as Daniel Defoe, Celia Fiennes, Mary Wollstonecraft, Olaudah Equiano, Mungo Park, and many others, to provide a comprehensive selection from this emerging literary genre. -

The Writer s Handbook 2003

Author : Elfrieda Abbe
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Tells how to become a writer, discusses techniques for fiction, nonfiction, poetry and plays, and lists agents, editors and publishers

The Freelance Writer s Handbook

Author : Andrew Crofts
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The Freelance Writer's Handbook will appeal to all aspiring writers, whether they want to write as a full time profession, or simply to supplement their existing income through writing. This inspiring guide will also benefit professional writers and journalists who want ideas on how to find new markets for their work. Helps you to decide what to write and how to sell it· Packed with advice on ghostwriting, travel writing, fiction, short stories, television and radio scripts, newspaper and magazine journalism. Includes valuable information on agents, making contacts, interviewing skills, potential markets, how to get commissioned, and much more. Covers the latest developments in web writing, blogging, and online publishing.

The Writer s Handbook 2000

Author : Barry Turner
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Over 500 entries tap every vein of opportunity in book and magazine publishing, newspapers, poetry, radio, theatre, TV, video and film, as well as giving information on agents, prizes, writers' circles, associations, festivals and much, much more

The Writer s Handbook 2007

Author : Barry Turner
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Completely revised and updated with newly commissioned articles, the 20th anniversary edition of The Writer's Handbook is an indispensible companion for everyone in the writing profession. Containing over 6,000 entries covering every area of writing, with provocative articles and useful advice from leading representatives of the trade, this practical, straightforward guide provides full details on the core markets. In addition to the key areas of UK and US book publishers, agents, magazines, screenwriting, theater and poetry, writer's courses and circles, festivals, and grants and prizes, the guide also offers invaluable expert advice on contracts, copyright, and taxation.

The Cumulative Book Index

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The Writer s Handbook a Guide to the Art of Composition Embracing a General Treatise on Composition and Style

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The Internet Writer s Handbook

Author : Martha C. Sammons
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The Internet Writer's Handbook offers those writers specific advice on writing and designing on-line hypertext documents. The book has been updated to reflect the latest Web writing terms and concepts such as Web page elements, Web page design, and types of Web writing. Extensive coverage includes such areas as writing Web pages; graphics and design; style; common grammar, punctuation, mechanical, and usage errors; and research and documentation.This dynamic handbook will appeal to anyone who needs help in creating a Web page, or writing online.

The Guide to Writers Conferences

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A Creative Writing Handbook

Author : Bill Greenwell
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Packed with stimulating writing exercises, numerous quotes and over 30 extracts from literature across a wide variety of genres, this book will both inspire and assist anyone interested in creative writing. The book can be followed as a complete course or dipped into as desired.

The PhD Writing Handbook

Author : Desmond Thomas
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Writing is vitally important at every stage of the PhD research journey, and this text will help you to develop the skills you need to succeed at each step. It will show you how to develop a research topic and explore key concepts through writing, how to build a structured chapter framework, and how to write clearly, coherently and stylishly.

The Traveler s Handbook

Author : Melissa Shales
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A series of essays offering advice on every aspect of travel includes listings of suppliers, ogranizations, and embassies, health and visa requirements, climate, and banking and shopping information

Professional Feature Writing

Author : Bruce Garrison
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Professional Feature Writing provides the basics of news media feature writing and establishes a solid foundation for students and writers making feature writing their career. This fifth edition offers a thorough and up-to-date look at newspaper, magazine, newsletter, and online publications, with emphasis on daily newspapers and consumer magazines. It serves as a comprehensive introduction to feature writing, emphasizing writing skills, article types, and the collegiate and professional writing life. With a wide variety of perspectives and experiences of both young and experienced writers, editors, publishers, and professors, the text is filled with practical guidance for writing a wide variety of features. Emphasizing writing values to strengthen a new writer's journalistic practices, author Bruce Garrison offers insights and expertise based on his own experience and the advice of professionals. He also includes lists of tips, observations, guidelines, sources, and story ideas, and gives a solid tour of the forms and approaches to feature writing. New for this edition are: Updated examples of feature writing, integrated throughout the text Profiles of young newspaper and magazine feature writers, highlighting their experiences and paths to success in the profession Coverage of computer-based research tools for writers, including discussion of on-line computer-based research tools with specific focus on the World Wide Web Discussion of online newspapers, magazines, newsletters, and original online publications and the role of feature writing for electronic publications. Each chapter includes excerpts and complete articles from the nation's leading publications. Building on introductory writing and reporting skills, this text is appropriate for upper-division journalism students learning feature writing and advanced writing topics. It will also serve as a valuable resource for freelance writers.

You Can Travel Free

Author : Robert William Kirk
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After 500,000 miles of free travel, this expert advises how to receive free accommodations, cruises, package tours, and more. He reveals that "there is such a thing as a free lunch, (and) one can eat it in Tahiti, Bermuda, Singapore, Rio, or wherever one chooses".

A Writer s Handbook

Author : James D. Lester
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