Parallel Worlds

[two pro travel journalists turn amateur bloggers]

An afternoon in the life of a travel writer

[words and pic by Narina Exelby]  The only constant in life is change. I know this old adage is a little, well… *yawns*… but it’s a very apt description of … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · 5 Comments

How to travel like a pro

[words by Mark Eveleigh / photograph © Maciej Dakowicz, The WideAngle] What’s the secret to stepping off a plane and looking like you know exactly what you’re doing? To avoiding … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · 3 Comments

A flying start to hassle-free travel writing

[words and photograph © Mark Eveleigh] We’re somewhere in north-western Mozambique. They tell us it’s about 450km to the coast and about 250km to the nearest tarmac. We’re in the middle of a … Continue reading

November 7, 2012 · 3 Comments

Your guide to style guides

[intro by Narina Exelby / photograph Sanjay Arora, The WideAngle] Style guides. If you’re serious about writing and haven’t heard of ’em, or think we’re talking what to wear this … Continue reading

May 4, 2012 · 3 Comments

Writing: before you begin

[words Narina Exelby, photograph © Steve Davey, The WideAngle] Forgive me for stating the obvious, but sometimes it needs to be done: when you’re setting out to write a feature … Continue reading

April 10, 2012 · 3 Comments

Eight golden rules for freelancers

[words by Narina Exelby / photograph © Mark Edward Harris, The WideAngle] Magazine Land has to be one of the most curious places on earth. Mystical to those who’ve never visited, … Continue reading

February 22, 2012 · 3 Comments

10 tips for getting published

[photograph by Sanjay Arora / The Wide Angle // words by Narina Exelby] Last week a friend had a six-page feature published in a magazine. It was a big moment … Continue reading

November 28, 2011 · 6 Comments

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