For many people, travel writing as a profession is just a dream. This guide shows how it can become a reality.
Contributor to Outside Magazine and The New York Times, Tim Neville takes us through the process of travel writing, starting from the inception of an idea through to pitching it as a sellable story. He shares insightful tips based on years of travel writing experience.
It all starts with an idea. Learn how to craft a hook that will make your story worth reading.
Whose journey will readers be following? Learn the importance of creating characters and tensions.
How will the setting affect the mood and flow of your piece? Find out the impact that sense of "place" can have.
You've got your story. Now it's time to sell it. What makes a travel editor take notice?
Travel writing isn't just jetting off around the globe. True success in the field comes from understanding the business.
You're finally on your trip. Find out the key to preparation and making the most of the experience.
Some killer tips on note-taking while on the road and how to get a great interview.
Learn how to break down the huge task of getting your work down to its final form.
I applied last year and didn’t win. Absolutely no question, reading the travel writing guide published on World Nomads that Tim wrote – I credit that so much with the difference between last year and this year.
Details, quotes and pacing are some of the key elements to any great travel story. NY Times contributor Tim Neville on how to build an enthralling narrative.
In this interview with Writing Scholarship mentor Tim Neville, we discuss how he got his start, the lifestyle and where he sees the industry going.