Travel Writing 2.0 by Tim Leffel
Paperback: 254 page
Publisher: Splinter Press (July 30, 2010)
Travel Writing 2.0 is both a book and a Blog
This is the first guide to earning money from travel writing in a media landscape turned upside down. With stories and advice from dozens of working travel writers, editors, and publishers, Travel Writing 2.0 leads readers on a path to success straddling print and electronic media. Written by Tim Leffel, a successful writer, book author, editor, and blogger.
Tim Leffel is an award-winning travel writer, author, and value travel expert who is frequently quoted in the major media. He has circled the globe three times and dispatched articles from five continents. He is editor of the highly regarded webzine PerceptiveTravel.com and also edits the Practical Travel Gear blog (www.PracticalTravelGear.com). See more at www.TimLeffel.com.
“The rules are changing fast. The way many successful travel
writers earn money has completely changed in the past five years.
The people really doing the best are the ones ignoring the traditional
paths of depending on others for a check and are charting their own
“So while this book is big on practical advice, it’s not so big on
most of the specifics you historically find in travel writing books.
The main reason is, the real money is going to the most creative
thinkers. They are making their own rules.”