The Goal

(image borrowed from uas.osu.edu)

Find a place. Write about it. It’s the fundamental premise of all travel writing–the most basic of writing exercises, and yet arguably one of the most important…”When something human is recorded, good travel writing happens,” writes Paul Theroux. Hopefully, you too will aspire to this maxim, and work to improve your powers observation, description, and storytelling along the way.

-Foreward, The Best American Travel Writing 2011


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