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.
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.