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"The course was one of the most memorable journeys that I have taken."
- Rebecca Eder
 developmental psychologist
"I am walking away from this course with much more than I would have imagined and a hunger to continue travel writing."
- M'Daya Meliani
 Television Editor
"The instructor provided an invaluable insider's point of view…. This Gotham class allowed me to take part in dialogues with people from Croatia to Washington State, on topics from an encounter with Mother Theresa to peddling a pedicab in California. I loved the disparate points of view and the extravagant variety of travel experiences that were shared online!"
- Teri Albert
 Writer
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Travel writing lets us traverse the world on page or screen, journeying everywhere from the cobblestone streets of Amsterdam to the brilliant-white beaches of Zanzibar. Reading of travel can provide the inspiration and information to set us in motion, or it can transport foreign locales right into our homes. Spin the globe to anyplace you like.
 
Travel writing requires you to pack along a sense of adventure, a journalist’s eye, and a storyteller’s flair. Here you will learn about the full spectrum of travel writing—articles, memoir, essay, blogs, guidebooks—as well as writing craft and how to market your work.
 
Whether you seek to write about places near or far, we’ll show you how to turn the world into words.
 
Notes:
Gotham only offers Travel Writing at Level I. After that, if you want to continue working on travel pieces, you have these options:
 
Memoir I or II – for travel-related memoirs
Essay & Opinion I or II – for travel-related essays and reviews
Article I or II – for travel-related articles



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Level I
Travel Writing | 10-week Workshop
 
Using a balance of lecture, exercise, and feedback on work from the instructor and classmates, this course gives students a firm grounding in all the basics of travel writing. Everything is presented in a clear, accessible manner.
  • Write one/two travel pieces or begin a book
  • Lectures on basics of travel writing craft
  • Writing exercises
  • Present work for critique

Travel I is for beginners or anyone who wants to brush up on the fundamentals.

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(3.0 CEU)

Online Classes  
Tuition: $399, Returning Students $369. Registration Fee $25.  
Each class strictly limited to 16 students, ages 18 and up.

Starts New Lecture Location Time Special Enroll
Jan 20 Tuesdays Online 24 hrs. a day
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