If you want to boost your travel writing skills to a new level this workshop is for you. We'll focus on travel writing and photography - how to write exciting travel stories and create photo galleries that editors will love. This interactive course features lectures, writing exercises, in-the-field tours, group readings & discussions, and hands-on experience. You’ll also receive on-on-one feedback and goal setting in a private session with Roy.
This retreat is open to writers of all skill levels. The classroom exercises will help you write personal travel memoirs and stories you can keep for yourself, publish professionally, or share with friends and family on your blog or social media.
Class size is limited to 15 people. We still have several spaces available!
You’ll find complete details, including agenda & registration form, at this link.
About the Travel Writing & Photography Retreat
Other travel writing workshops gloss over the details or are highly academic, but that’s not how we do things. You’ll walk away from our retreat knowing how to develop your personal travel writing voice and style. We’ll help you develop your travel story ideas and story angles to make them marketable. We’ll give you tips and advice to craft active, compelling stories, and reveal the secrets to turn your creative sparks into exciting travel stories. Our expert tips will make your travel writing more descriptive.
This workshop also covers bringing your travel stories to life with photography. We’ll cover the basics: subject selection, framing, composition, lighting. And we’ll show you how to take photographs that convey a sense of place, deliver a polished gallery of photos, and we'll talk about processing tips to make your photos shine. You'll also learn the top ten tips for crafting an engaging photo gallery that editors will love.
About Your Instructors: Roy Stevenson and Linda Popovich have been working and traveling together for fifteen years as travel writer & photographer.
Roy is a professional travel writer and the author of PitchTravelWrite. He’s had more than 1000 articles published in 200 magazines, trade and specialty journals, in-flights, on-boards, blogs and websites and has traveled on assignment around the U.S. and to dozens of international destinations. Roy is the author of ten books on breaking into travel writing.
Linda is a professional travel photographer and editor/publisher of PitchTravelWrite. Her photographs have been published in a variety of regional, national and international magazines and online.
What Makes Charleston An Ideal Destination For Our Travel Writing Workshop?
Charleston, South Carolina, well deserves its reputation as one of America’s most diverse and interesting small cities. Travel + Leisure magazine has named it the Best City in the U.S. for the last 9 straight years. It’s rated as the 18th best city in the world!