Weekend Workshops

Twice a year I run a two-day travel-writing workshop in Brussels or London offering in-depth advice and insider knowledge on the following topics:

 

>> How to find topical pegs, craft the perfect pitch, and sell your story to multiple outlets

>>How to make contacts with PRs and other industry professionals 

>>When to pitch to editors – the golden hours 

>>How to find your voice as a travel writer – writing your strengths

>>How to write evocative travel narratives (including words and phrases to avoid)

>>How to get on press trips 

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This includes tuition from 9am–4pm each day. You’d be responsible for booking your transport, accommodation and meals, but I’d be happy to provide you with suggestions/guidance on these. 

Ali Hunter

What an inspiring weekend in Brussels! Emma covers everything

from structuring articles, to working with PRs and getting published. It’s a unique opportunity to get an honest insight into an industry that can seem mysterious when starting out. The course is hard work, with a lot to learn in a relatively short amount of time, but Emma’s style makes it fun, easy to ask questions and there’s even a quick break for waffles! I’d recommend this workshop to any aspiring travel writer looking to take the next step in their career. I left with a clear plan of what to do next, and a big boost of confidence to just go for it.