Travel Stories Writing Workshop

Learn how to craft travel articles in the Blue Mountains



3.5 hours Class size 1 to 8

label $100 - $160 (or 4 payments of $25 - $40 Afterpay)
($100 for Child (15 to 18 years), $150 for Adult, $160 for Private class)


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If you're fully COVID-19 vaccinated, you'll be able to attend this class once NSW reaches its 70% full vaccination threshold (estimated 11th of October)

Want to write travel stories for fun, put them on your blog or see them in print? Sip wine, chai or herbal tea and sit in cosy comfort by a romantic open fire and learn about the art and craft of travel writing from your host and resident Blue Mountains writer, Linda deWilde-Moon.

This class is suitable for those with basic story writing skills or an interest in learning more about the wonderful world of writing.

The workshop provides an introduction to travel writing and will cover an overview of the following topics:

  • The structure and form of a travel article.
  • Other key elements of a travel story.
  • Types of travel articles including listicles, blogs, first-person stories.
  • Understanding how to work with the media and editors.
  • Where to showcase or sell and publish your tales.
  • Using and submitting your own photographs.

You will also get a chance to chat about a story idea of your own and complete a small writing exercise for feedback. Plus, there will be plenty of opportunities throughout the workshop to ask questions too!



Knowledge required
Basic story-writing skills and an interest in writing.
 
What you'll get
  • Refreshments (wine, chai, herbal tea or water) and a gluten-free and dairy-free snack – to keep you replenished.
  • Relevant handouts.
What to bring
  • A notepad and pen.
  • A rough or well-formed story idea of your own (optional)
Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, bucks party or Christmas party.

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 15 years old). An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or Xmas gift.

Location

Katoomba, NSW

Exact location is anonymised for privacy. You'll get the specific address after booking.

Your teacher

Linda deWildeMoon is a freelance feature writer published widely in Australian media including the Sydney Morning Herald, New Daily, Saturday Paper, Guardian, Mindfood, Voyeur (Virgin Airlines), Jetstar Asia, WellBeing, International & Australian Traveller, Nourish, Slow Living, the Good Pub Food Guide, SBS, ABC, and much much more.

Linda has seven years of paid writing experience to teach participants the skills to craft articles for pleasure or for pitching to magazines and websites for payment.

Also, a qualified naturopath, passionate organic gardener and permaculture enthusiast, Linda thrives on synthesising information for others and offers workshops from her Blue Mountains cottage.

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