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    So you want to be a travel writer? Imagine wandering the world, going on adventures and exploring new places every day, and making a living doing so. Everyone wants to, but is it as easy as it looks like?Travel writing is evolving every day, and the demand for it is growing steadily. But with so many avenues of publication, how do you choose which outlets to send your material to? With the presence of so many travel bloggers today, how do you find a unique voice for yourself, one that sets you apart from the rest?Through a mix of lectures, writing assignments and audio-visual presentations, experienced travel writer, published author and Conde Nast editor Janhavi Acharekar will take you through her journey as a travel writer, her personal experiences starting out and the lessons she has learned along the way.You will learn how to turn each piece of writing into a cohesive and compelling narrative with a strong focus and a unique perspective. It will be an interactive and engaging session.About the Instructor:Janhavi Acharekar is a writer of fiction and travel. She is the author of the novel Wanderers, All (HarperCollins 2015), a collection of short stories Window Seat: Rush-hour Stories from the City (HarperCollins 2009) and the travel guide Moon Mumbai & Goa (Avalon 2009), the first Indian destination guide published by the American travel book series Moon Handbooks.Her short stories appear in various anthologies of short fiction including the Indo-Australian Fear Factor: Terror Incognito (Picador India 2009/PanMacmillan UK 2010), Only Connect: Short Fiction about Technology and Us from Australia and the Indian Subcontinent (Brass Monkey Books Australia/Rupa 2014) and Glass Walls (Orient BlackSwan 2019).She is also a contributing editor at Conde Nast Traveller India. Her features on travel, books and the arts have appeared in leading publications in India, UK and Canada. She was awarded the Charles Wallace Fellowship at the University of Stirling (UK) in 2009 and has been invited to writers' residencies in Pondicherry, Denmark and Latvia. She lives in Mumbai, India. She's the founder-editor of the travel website www.travelpurist.com. Her website is www.janhavistories.com.Takeaways:-Learn the technique of travel writing-Learn about avenues where you can submit your work-Interact with experienced travel writer Janhavi Acharekar-Know how to create compelling narratives from your travel experiences-Discover tools to make your writing stand out-Figure out how to accommodate travel into your hectic schedule-Find out if you are cut out for travel writing?What are you waiting for? A new journey awaits you.Join us for 'Boundless', a travel writing workshop like no other....read more

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    Boundless: A Travel Writing Workshop with Janhavi Acharekar

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      Doolally Taproom - Khar
    • Timings
      February 22 | 10:30AM
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      Doolally Taproom - Khar
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      February 22 | 10:30AM

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