So you want to be a travel writer?

Award winning travel writers, Bob Jenkins and Rick Sylvain discuss the myths and marvels about a cool profession on Wed, Dec. 1, 2010 at the Orlando FWA meeting at the UCWP from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Bob and Rick have nearly twenty-years experience each as Travel Editors at major newspapers. Learn how traveling as a writer is different than traveling as a tourist; how to research but be flexible and allow memories to find you; and, travel writing tips for the new Digital Age. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information contact: Rik Feeney at

Top 3 things participants will learn:

• Travel writing is not a paid vacation. Traveling as a writer is way different than traveling as a tourist. Work it.
• How to adapt travel writing for the new Digital Age.
• How to thoroughly research your trip, topic, but pack serendipity with your socks. Be less rigid to allow ample time for the memories to find you.


November 28, 2010. Announcements.

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