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Mini Workshop: Everything you need to know about travel writing

Do you want to become a freelance travel writer?

Do you want to write freelance travel articles as a side hustle?

Do you want to write better travel blog posts or emails to family and friends?

Cost: $200
Bookings: via leahmclennan@yahoo.com.au


“Your workshop was really helpful Leah, there are lots of bits I will use straight away. And many bits I will come back too. I'm still digesting it in a way.” W.P.

“I wanted to say a massive thank you. The course was refreshing and challenging and really practical.” B.C.

“Everyone has said they found it very interesting. It certainly has made the process of putting together our newsletters more efficient - and hopefully a better read too! S.N.

“We are still buzzing about our day with you, we both left so motivated. You gave me confidence and that was what I loved about you as a presenter. The actual notes you provided are great, I am reading back through them and making changes to my blog and it’s getting better and better each time.” T.B.

About the mini course

The travel writing workshop is aimed at beginners without professional writing experience, as well as writers who wish to enter travel writing.

Content is practical and designed to get you published. 

You will be given all the tools and help you need to become a travel writer.

The workshop is fun and interactive, geared towards dealing with all of your queries.

During the half day workshop you will be helped to write a publishable travel feature. Back-up and coaching is available after the day itself.

Workshop content

  • Selecting the best travel subject matter for publication

  • The secrets of professional research skills for travel writers

  • Effective ways to improve your travel writing prose

  • How to give your travel features a satisfying structure

  • How to get your first travel features published

  • The secrets of pitching features successfully to travel editors

  • Getting your trips sponsored by tourist boards, travel companies and airlines

  • How to develop your travel writing career

An important part of the workshop is follow-up coaching and feedback on your travel writing.

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5:00 PM17:00

Blogging for Success

A 2-hour jam-packed helpful workshop on how to get the most out of blogging.

Cost: $100

Bookings: via the #SoBroome website

  • Do you want to improve your blog writing?

  • Do you want to craft a social media strategy so your content gets shared?

  • What are some ways to make money from blogging?

Tell me more

If you’re ready to supercharge your blog, keep reading. We are offering an intensive, fun-filled two-hour workshop covering how to develop and distribute engaging blog posts. During the workshop you’ll get tips and advice on everything from how to make your headlines zing, to crafting a social media strategy so your content gets shared more often.

And if you think that’s not enough. After the workshop you’ll have the opportunity to have your blog post edited by someone who is paid to write blog posts, and you’ll be provided with digital distribution advice from a marketing and advertising expert.

Who’s doing the talking?

Leah McLennan is a Broome-based freelance journalist. She’s had articles published in major Australian newspapers and has been commissioned to write blog posts for big brands including Destination NSW, Australia.com, Tourism Queensland and Discover Silversea. She also enjoys helping small and medium sized businesses to produce great content.

Chris Maher is a custom web designer and developer with over two decades of experience in all things marketing, advertising, digital and event management. He’s the co-owner and IT brains behind tourism marketing companies Unique Kimberley and SoBroome, and the soon-to-launch Blue Fruit Digital, a network of IT professionals focusing on building better businesses online that create increased reach and conversions.

Remind me, what do I get?

  • An intensive, fun-filled two-hour workshop covering the development and distribution of engaging blogs

  • A take-home blogging guide with examples of brilliant blog posts.

  • Personal mentoring: we’ll work with you to design, critique and edit your first blog post after the workshop and guide you in the development of digital distribution strategy.

  • 100% money back guarantee (if you attend the workshop and do not find it valuable, we’ll refund your ticket price – no strings attached)

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