Travel + Words Fall ’10 Seminar, Saturday, October 2, 2010

Program Highlights Fall ’10 Seminar

Mt. Hood Community College, 26000 SE Stark St.    Gresham, OR
9:00 a.m. Check in and morning refreshments, Town and Gown Room
9:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductions

10:00 a.m. Editors’ Panel: “TRAVEL + WORDS + PHOTOS: What Editors Want for 2010-11”

Annisa Jones, Publisher/Editor, GORGE GUIDE, Hood River OR

Carolyn Price, Publisher/Editor, OUTDOORS NW, Seattle WA            

Alaine Borgias, Editor, ADVENTURES NW,  Bellingham WA

11:00 a.m. “MIND MAPPING: TARGET YOUR PITCHES FOR SUCCESS!”
Workshop Presenter:  Allen Cox, Freelance Writer, Tacoma WA

Noon Lunch, Round-tables Q&A “Freelance Writing 2010-11″ Topics:

Expand + Mine Your Writers Beat

Staff Writing + Freelancing:  Newspapers Print/Online

Highways + Byways:  Researching & Photographing

Personal + Group Media Trips for Writers

Travel Writing 101

Pitch and Publish

1:15 p.m. “TRAVEL BLOGS + TRAVEL WEB SITES:  Promoting Yourself & Your Beat”   Panelists:

Terri Fogarty, Editor, Portland OR and Mike Coletta, Web developer/marketing, New York City NY, EuropeUpClose

Bobbie Hasselbring, Freelance writer, Beavercreek OR,  RealFoodTraveler

Katlin Smith,  Freelance writer/Blogger, Vancouver WA,  SouthwestWashingtonZest

Terry LaBrue, Author/writer promotions, Issaquah WA,  LaBrue Communications

Colleen Wright, Web Designer and SEO Trainer, will be available for 15-minute sessions with Writers for Travel Blog and Web Site reviews.

2:20 p.m.  Refreshment break

2:45 p.m. “PHOTOGRAPHY BASICS FOR TRAVEL WRITERS”
Presenter:     Roger Ward, Photographer, Tacoma WA

Register at
Travel + Words.
Early Bird Registration: $75 (includes lunch and refreshments)

Regular Registration at the door: $89

Registration for Mt. Hood Community College Hospitality & Tourism Students: $30

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