Travel writing

Travel writing is a good way to earn money as a writer as many places publish them. Tourists don't know where they've been, travellers don't know where they're going. Travel is only glamorous in retrospect. - Paul Theroux  Know the point of your piece What do you want your reader to learn from your experience? … Continue reading Travel writing

Writing food reviews

According to Ruth Reichl good reviews (whether food, travel, books or art) prepare the reader for the experience and the most important rule is to review what they are trying to do, not what you wish they were doing. Food reviews should: capture the essence of the restaurant year-round (rather than your specific visit) be written in present tense provide critical … Continue reading Writing food reviews