Saturday, October 7, 11.00am-12.30pm, Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce
Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) travel writer, Irish Times contributor and Rough Guides author, Elgy Gillespie’s workshop covers elements of travel writing, including pre-trip research, using on-location experience to find an angle, telling the story, and engaging an audience.
Learn what constitutes good travel writing, while developing research skills and effective writing that will resonate with your audience.
Learn about specific ways to incorporate cultural, historical and social aspects to travel writing.
Find inroads to writing about specific current destinations and themes – for instance writing about Literary Ireland, the Wild Atlantic Way, and Ireland’s Ancient East.
Learn about travel writing organizations, and how to go about getting your work published.
Photo Clare Island, Mayo – Catherine Barry©