Monthly Archives: March 2012

I Swear to Tell the Whole Truth

In travel writing, it is important to tell the truth, however, this should not be confused with recounting everything that happened in the exact order that it happened. For example, if you discussed a topic with a person at different … Continue reading

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How to Say Where 2

Avoid beginning your story with a long description of place. While there are illustrious precedents to this style, such as in the classic, Italian 19th-century novel “Promessi Sposi” by Manzoni (obligatory reading in high school!), your modern readers might find … Continue reading

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Be creative but also consistent

We can create images with a unique and recognisable style by using photo-editing software. As well, with a smartphone camera, we can do this just before or after the shot by choosing to simulate a polaroid, black and white or … Continue reading

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How to say “where” 1

Travel writing is an open genre with blurred edges. It is made up of many different types of texts. However, all them have – or should have – one thing in common: the location is alive in the narration, it … Continue reading

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