Many people who choose travel writer as a full time job get struck in the moon of overwhelming desires. The lights of luxurious hotels and the massage of elegant girls create a charisma of dreams that can’t be resisted. But once they see the paychecks, they directly land on the taut floor. Why get blown away? Here are some checklists to test eternalness of travel writing career.
1) Winning edge
Writing nonspecific articles sitting in a fully AC cabin is totally different from writing a travel article after full day wandering in the unknown places; is well known to everybody. But question here is that, do they have the winning edge?
2) Multiple media exposure
Many people get attached to print media or electronic media for travel writing. They don’t want to experiment with various channels as they fear that it would lead to time shortage and less quality work. But the demand of time is to be present everywhere.
3) Help of co-writer
Travel writing is something which needs strong network and cooperation with people from similar niche.
Many times a good written travel articles goes wasted due to lack of personal touch by a fellow co-writer.
Conclusion: Travel writing can be fun and at the same time hard to defy. So, one should check his merits and sources before acquiring it as a full time job.