BRIDGET WHELAN writer

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Want to be a travel writer?

tropical forestRough Guides are on the lookout for talented new authors for their online features section and have teamed up with Journeys are made @ gapyear.com to run a writing competition as a way of spotting travel writing talent

To enter, you need write a 500-word feature, based on a personal experience, on one of the following themes:

  1. The place I call home

  2. A day I’ll never forget

  3. My greatest adventure

Entries should be emailed to competitions@roughguides.com, either as a .docx (Microsoft Word) file, or pasted into the email itself.

Deadline: May 25th 2015 12 pm

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There’s only one prize on offer, but it is a good one. The winner will win £2,000 to spend on creating their perfect trip with Journeys are made @ gapyear.com . The winning entry will also be published by Rough Guides.
Read more HERE

photo credit: Golden lion tamarin at the Biodôme de Montréal via photopin (license)

11 comments on “Want to be a travel writer?

  1. eloisedesousa
    April 14, 2015

    Reblogged this on Thoughts by Mello-Elo.

  2. eloisedesousa
    April 14, 2015

    This is a fantastic opportunity! Thanks for sharing. 😊

  3. Charles Yallowitz
    April 14, 2015

    Reblogged this on Legends of Windemere.

  4. Let's CUT the Crap!
    April 14, 2015

    No Canadians, you say. Too bad.

  5. Sarah Ferguson
    April 15, 2015

    What a great contest!

  6. Pingback: Do you want to be a travel writer? | The Proof Angel

  7. theowllady
    April 19, 2015

    Reblogged this on theowlladyblog.

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