As a writer, it’s only a matter of time before you’re called upon to use WordPress either for work or self-promotion. To help out, here’s a primer on How to Post a Blog in WordPress, in this case on the web site of the BC Association of Travel Writers.
What do you do with a whale of a tale no one wants to hear? Freelance writer and author of The Whale Who Changed the World, Mark Leiren-Young, knows all too well the challenges of marketing to multiple forms of media. This was the topic of the BCTW Meet-up held on May 3, 2017 at […]
From the grey gloom in the shadow of Holy Rosary Cathedral he emerges, dressed in three piece suit, trench coat and fedora as if stepping from the 1930s. He is Will Woods, founder of Forbidden Vancouver Tours, and our guide for tonight’s walking tour, Prohibition City. As he speaks, Woods quizzes our group for historical […]
On September 14, the BC Travel Writers Meetup enjoyed a presentation by social media strategist Katt Stearns called, Social Media for Travel Bloggers.
How to combine Taste Vancouver, BCATW and Gastown? Take a walking and tasting tour. Having Taste Vancouver join the BC Association of Travel Writers (BCATW) as an industry sponsor is a bit like having dessert first…such a treat for us travel writers to be fed (if one can’t be feted, being fed is the next […]
It was a double whammy at the February Meetup on the 3rd. Reps from two tourism boards explained what they do and what they’re looking for from folks like us. Amber Sessions, Communications Manager at Tourism Vancouver Amber identified the Tourism Vancouver’s key objectives – to bring people to the city all year round (not […]
BCATW member and underwater explorer extraordinaire Jett Britnell had good news for those of us thinking about going back to university to fine tune our writing skills: MatadorU.
At our October Meetup, guest speaker Leeann Froese unveiled a grab bag of do’s and don’ts for writers wishing to approach restaurants and wineries for wine and food stories.
In this, our first Meetup of the season, writer, teacher and broadcaster Don Genova explained the process of noting dominant impressions while traveling, and how to turn impressions into hooks for stories.