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Posts with #writing tips tag

Books: On Writing [non-fiction] Well by William Zinsser

September 1 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #creative nonfiction, #nonfiction, #Travel Write Now (stories and news), #Writing, #writing tips, #writing well

While I travel around the US, by train, I'll have plenty of time to not catch up on my reading, and get in some writing practice. One of the books I shall be using for motivation is, the one below, On Writing Well by William Zinsser. Open publication...

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Diverse Traveller writing group - describing a memory (test post)

January 11 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #365 Travel, #Diverse Traveller, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #Mark Salzman, #travel book, #travel writing, #Writing, #writing tips

Much of writing is a case of show don't tell, and as someone new to writing I find this aspect very challenging. Below I share my frustration and read an excerpt from Lost In Place : Growing up absurd in suburbia by Mark Salzman, found in 365 Travel:...

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Want to be a better writer? Then learn to ask

June 25 2011 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #jurgen wolff, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #time to write, #travel writing, #Writing, #writing a novel, #writing tips

My mother drummed into me, that if I "won't ask, I won't get." I can hear her chiding me now. It seems her wise words can be applied to writing, according to author and writing coach Jurgen Wolff. He reminds us that ... "If you need research information,...

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10 of the most misused words in travel blogs ...

November 10 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Ant Stone, #blogging, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #Trail of Ants, #travel writing, #writing tips

... and (travel) writing in general. Presentation by Ant Stone of http://www.trailofants.com

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