Travel Writing in Place


Develop a plan for how to be a travel writer without leaving your house by mining your memory of past travel and looking at your home community as a destination.

Remote Instruction
As few as 1 day

What you can learn.

  • Learn the basics of the craft of travel writing
  • Complete short writing exercises and talk in breakout sessions to develop stories
  • Craft a plan for projects you can work on after class ends
  • Get tips on how to break into the travel writing industry

About this course:

Stuck at home and wondering how to kick in that wanderlust? In this course, you learn how to begin writing about place from home. You learn key aspects of the craft of travel writing, with a bit about how to break into the business. We do short writing assignments and breakout sessions to brainstorm ideas about your stories of your community, destinations you've visited in the past, and places you hope to go in the future. By the end of this seminar, you have a plan for a project that might just help you stretch out those restless legs.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens January 16, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
Saturday 10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Michele Bigley
See Details
Enrollment for this course opens on January 16, 2021. Internet access required.
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Sat Jan 30, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT

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