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Tagged With: travel writers

Travel Writers’ Resolutions for 2009

Text: Julie Schwietert Collazo Photos: Brayan Collazo Alonso As a travel writer who has written openly about traveling to Cuba, I receive frequent e-mails from people who would like my advice about doing the same. Just last week, I was chatting with a friend–another travel writer–an American citizen who is planning on traveling to Cuba. … Continue reading »

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Why I’m Not Opposed to Press Trips

Text & Photos: Julie Schwietert Collazo This time last week, I was in Chile, sitting at the base of the most amazing mountains I’ve ever seen in my life, marveling at the fact that the clouds that had been hanging around for the preceding two weeks had disappeared as my colleagues and I rolled into … Continue reading »

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From “Good” to “Great”: Tips for Becoming a Better Writer

As a writer, editor, and translator, I spend my days (and nights) surrounded by words. I’m lucky: I love what I do and I’m regularly reminded why I love writing and why I think it’s important. Just today, for instance, I received a submission for Matador Travel from a writer whose opening lines read: “As … Continue reading »

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Articles Published This Week

If you’re interested in travel or travel writing, I hope you’ll check out the articles I’ve had published this week: Sonidos de la Tierra: Saving Children Through Music Cinterandes: Innovating Mobile Medicine in Ecuador Top Five Secrets Travel Writers Won’t Tell You Travel Stories: Knowing When to Pitch to an Editor and When to Blog: … Continue reading »

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