138-So you want to be a Travel Writer?

Show Notes

In episode 135 we discussed what the life of an adventure photographer/videographer was like. In this week’s episode we talk with Craig Sheather about about being a travel and guide book writer including what’s involved with getting articles and books to print, and how he got into this field.

Podcast Overview

In this episodes we discuss:

  • Craig’s hiking background
    • Getting hooked as a means to fitness
  • How he got into travel and guide book writing
  • The process of getting articles and guide books to print
    • Time spent
    • A second job
    • How long does it take to write a guide book?
  • The highlights of travel writing
    • Getting his first article published
  • The lowlights of travel writing
    • An unstable way to supplement an income
  • Supporting the Australian community after the fires
  • Recommendations for people wanting to get into travel writing
    • Learn about travel writing
    • Being in the right place at the right time
  • Craig’s bucket list hike
  • Gill and Tim’s two cents worth
  • In next weeks episode, we discuss some lightweight game options to play on trail to keep both the kids and the adults from getting board

Supporting the Bushfire recovery

During January 2020 Craig will be donating 100% of the profits from his book sales to the Australian Red Cross Disaster Recovery and Relief Fund. So if you are planning on buying one of his two books and want to help the bushfire relief at the same time then contact Craig at [email protected] to find out more.

Contact information for Craig

Website:- https://craigsheather.com.au/

Email Craig: [email protected]

Facebook: Craig Sheather

Instagram Craig Sheather

Travel Book Reviews

The following two links will take you to the reviews of Craigs Travel Books

Best Walks East of Melbourne

Best Walks of Victoria’s High Country


Craig Sheather

Wilsons Promontory – Oberon Bay

Phillip Island Victoria, Australia

Ninety Mile Beach

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