Creative Writing Course: Travel Writing - Short Courses Sydney

Creative Writing Course: Travel Writing

What you'll learn

Learn to write about your travels with our creative writing short courses online & in Sydney.

Travel writing has a long and distinguished history and today is a flourishing genre, with the digital age providing increased opportunities for travellers with a literary bent to publish their personal travel experiences online. But while there’s never been more demand for travel writing, there’s also now plenty of competition. Whatever form you want your travel writing to take: blog, magazine article or book, you need to be equipped with the skills and knowledge to set your writing apart from the pack.

In this class, you will learn how to research and structure your story, provide detail to bring your story to life, look at trends and how to write for newspapers, magazines and blogs. You will be inspired by the greats of contemporary travel writing, get plenty of hands-on practice with in-class exercises and gain valuable insight into what it takes to be a travel writer.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this creative travel writing course, you should be able to:

  • Draw on new knowledge and skills to continue on your travel writing journey independently
  • Generate new travel stories tailored for specific markets
  • Understand the realities of travel writing
  • Access publishing options available to you online and in print form.

Course content

What will be covered in this travel writing course?

  • Overview of travel writing
  • Journaling for travel writers
  • Researching your story
  • Bringing your story to life
  • Shaping your story
  • Re-writing and self-editing
  • Resources and getting published

Intended audience

Who is this travel writing course for?

This course is for beginners or students who have started writing but want to develop their skills in this genre.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd in the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

Course materials

What to bring to class

  • A notebook and something to write with
  • Laptop (optional)

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Keith Whelan has worked with both children and adults teaching creative writing workshops and courses since 2007. From an early career in journalism, as a sub-writer, critic and editor, Keith...

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