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Travel Writing For Budding Professionals | Shikha Tripathi
1 Day
₹ 1,000
/ person
Overview

Hosted in English | 2 Hours

 

About the workshop

Travel writing requires you to have a curious eye, an adventurous spirit and a journalist’s flair for writing. This is an advanced level course that will allow you to understand how to up your travel writing game and take it to a professional level. The workshop also includes helpful tips to pitch your stories to editors and publications so you can actually make this your career. Here’s the syllabus for the course: 

  • Getting started:
    – Stepping stones
    – Unlearning to learn

  • Writing professionally:
    – Why pick travel writing 
    – How to find your own writing voice
    – Developing your story ideas
    – How to identify a niche that interests you
    – Writing right, then editing right

  • Let’s do a short writing exercise
  • Making a career with travel writing 
    – Assessing the marketability of your ideas
    – Pitching right, aka, making your writing stand out to a magazine editor
    – Making money with travel writing – the long and short of it   

 

About the host

Shikha Tripathi is a writer based in Uttarakhand, specialising in adventure travel, and with an added interest in culture, sustainability, and ecology. Born and brought up in the Himalayas, she is a certified mountaineer who has participated in multiple outdoor expeditions and written about them. Her travel stories appear in a wide variety of publications and across digital platforms, from National Geographic Traveller to Travel + Leisure, and more.

Shikha has also authored an award-winning children's book on Northeast India's first female Everester, Tine Mena, for a literacy NGO. Most recently, she penned a series of Lonely Planet guidebooks on Nepal. 

You can find her on Instagram as ‘shikhatripathi.travel’.

 

What you should carry along

A pen and paper

Inclusions
  • How to participate: This is a live event streamed on Google Meet. Please download Google Meet for free on your desktop or mobile device. After you book, you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Participants will not be allowed to enter the workshop after 30 minutes of its commencement.

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