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Break into the Travel Writing Market
with Jenn Smith Nelson
When: Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Ken Mitchell Library, SWG Offices, 100-1150 8th Ave (Wheelchair accessible)
Cost: $25 non-members, Free for members
How does one become a travel writer? Jenn Smith Nelson will help you to discover tips, tricks, and techniques to break into the travel writing market, including the importance of building your own personal brand. You will learn what makes a strong story pitch, and the opportunity to receive feedback on a pitch of your own.
Topics Covered: 
  • Finding your Voice
  • How the Travel Industry Works
  • Working with PR’s and Editors
  • Building your Brand
  • Pitch Writing
This workshop is open to beginning and emerging writers. Participation will be limited to 12 participants, so please register in advance.

Deadline for registration is March 6, 2019.
Jenn Smith Nelson is an award-winning freelance travel writer and photographer who contributes to a number of publications including: Toronto Star, Globe & Mail, Canadian Geographic, CBC Radio, Global TV and more. She's a current member of the North American Journalists Association, the Adventure Travel Trade Association and the Travel Media Association of Canada. She loves wildlife, and adventure travel and when she's not snuggling with wolves, flitting with birds, swimming with belugas or bathing in the snow, she's travelling with her kids collecting stories and memories. You can also catch Jenn on her blog travelandhappiness.com.

For more information, please contact:
Cat Abenstein, Program Coordinator
T: 306.791.7746 | E: swgevents@skwriter.com

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