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Quote re Showing, Not Telling … #Writing...

April 1 2016 , Written by Ola Fagbohun Published on #Writing

Quote re Showing, Not Telling … #Writing https://t.co/h7YpSHfnSK Ola Fagbohun (@DiverseTraveler) April 01, 2016

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inkwells. #writing,

November 14 2014 Published on #writing

inkwells. #writing, #inkwells

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"New international #writing competition launched"...

November 25 2013 , Written by Ola Fagbohun Published on #writing

"New international #writing competition launched" http://t.co/W75lj7WOI1 Ola Fagbohun (@DiverseTraveler) November 25, 2013 Birmingham based National Portfolio Organisation, Sampad , has joined together with British Council India to launch a major new...

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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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Travel Writing Prompt: The Scent of Travel

April 25 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #five senses, #show don't tell, #travel, #Travel News, #travel writing, #Writing, #writing excercise, #writing prompt

The travel story that really resonates with the reader is one that takes us on a journey with the author. Often on that journey we are encouraged through the words of the author to see what they saw, much space is given up to descriptions that would make...

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Planning and promoting travel writing workshops - the good, bad and ugly

January 18 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Diverse Traveller, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #event planning, #Ola Fagbohun, #Quaker Meeting house, #Sheffield, #Travel Write Now (stories and news), #travel writing, #travel writing course, #Writing

I am mentally exhausted, and my fingers are fed up, they have been hammering my keyboard all day, and are registering their protests by pressing any key they so wish, so I apologise in advance if there are any typos in this. Today has been busy, with...

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Calling all women travellers - DiverseTraveller.com wants your short travel stories

January 12 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #DiverseTraveller, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #short stories, #travel, #travel experiences, #travel writing, #travelling, #women travelers, #women travellers, #Writing

Fellow women travellers - share your travel experiences on Diverse Traveller and on this blog. By lighting the way, by sharing our stories, we can inspire and encourage one another." ~ Elaine Lee. Author of Go Girl: The Black Woman"s Book of Travel We...

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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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The five steps to a procrastination-free life (if you want one)

October 26 2011 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Ola Fagbohun, #procrastination, #productivity, #Travel News, #travel writing, #Writing

Even when I look like I am not doing anything I am a very busy woman. How can that be, well I'm probably watching a TV show on my PC, while checking tweets on my iPhone, and filing things away to be read or written about later. And I can't blame technology...

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Diverse Traveller writing tips - explore where you live and write about it

October 20 2011 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Diverse Traveller, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #travel, #travel writing, #women, #Writing

Each week many women from around the United Kingdom, tell me they would like to “get into travel writing”, writing for Diverse Traveller and ultimately having their stories featured in one of the offline travel publications. When I ask, what is stopping...

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