Travel Writing Contests, Classes and Resources

Pink Pangea’s travel-writing retreats in Costa Rica and New York City:

Open yourself up to new opportunities with one of Pink Pangea’s working get-aways, designed specifically for current and soon-to-be travel-writers. You’ll be exposed to new techniques, a whole new creative network and opportunities for publication! Current retreats:

Costa Rica: What’s included?

  • Accommodations at Pura Vida Retreat and SpaIMG_0566-640x360
  • Three meals a day
  • Writing workshops and yoga classes
  • Hot tub/Pool
  • Shuttle to spa from airport
  • Detailed training on how to write a pitch letter and get your work published in diverse publications
  • Publication opportunities

More info here

Application form (Use code-word “PinkLisa” on your application for a $50 discount).

New York City: What’s included?

  • Guided exercises to elicit each writer’s unique voiceNew-York-City-1
  • Interactive and transformative writing activities to get our creative juices flowing
  • Explorations into the works of professional travel writers
  • Writing assignments to put the new tools into practice
  • Ample opportunities to share your writing and receive feedback
  • Detailed training on how to write a pitch letter and get your work published in diverse publications
  • Publication opportunities
  • A network of extraordinary women writers
  • New York City tours
  • Accommodation at HI-NYC (optional)
  • Breakfast
  • Writing workshops
  • Tours (optional)

More info here

Application form (Use code-word “PinkLisa” on your application for a $50 discount).

Writing Contests:

Classes Online: 

Classes Off-line:

Writing Communities:

Resources in Books:

Suggestions from We Said Go Travel Writing Contest Judge, Amy Friedman: Desperado’s Wife: A Memoir

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