Practice and Perseverance of a Travel Writer (Part 3 of 3)



ShareTweet ~ SO YOU WANT TO BE A TRAVEL WRITER SERIES ~ PURPOSE • PASSION • PITCH & PERSEVERE Writing for a travel magazine is a dream come true. I didn’t think it was possible as I was just starting out my crazy adventures. (Ohhh and I really s*ck on my grammar) Real life story:  Writing for Philippine Airlines (Mabuhay) and Cebu Pacific Smile magazine was unexpected too. It all started when I pitch a travel story for another airline. I proposed a series of budget travel articles that would somehow tell passengers that traveling can be cheap. So I started to write […]

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Passion: What Drives Successful Travel Writers (Part 2 of 3)



ShareTweet ~ SO YOU WANT TO BE A TRAVEL WRITER SERIES ~ PURPOSE • PASSION • PITCH & PERSEVERE The BIG Question: What drives you crazy? Your writing should reflect you and your passion. I learned writing from my mom. She told me to say aloud (like I was talking to someone) what I want to write then write it as I said it (like a conversation). “Your writing should reflect you and your passion.” For years, I have been writing about my passion. You see, people like to read stories with heart and soul. True to life experiences and not just […]

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Purpose: Why You Want to be a Travel Writer? (Part 1 of 3)



ShareTweet ~ SO YOU WANT TO BE A TRAVEL WRITER SERIES ~ PURPOSE • PASSION • PITCH & PERSEVERE I had a talk on “TRAVEL WRITING” last March at R.O.X. organized by Eagle Creek. Because not everyone was able to join the event, I want to be publishing my manuscript and outline hoping that it would be of help to those who want to be a travel writer either full-time or just moonlighting. I. DEFINITION. First of all, let’s draw the line. What is travel writing is not and what it is really? TRAVEL WRITING IS NOT… writing about your family’s vacation. writing […]

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