Monday, February 10, 2020

Creative Elements in Travel Journalism

Because travel journalism tends to be quite exposition-heavy and often adopts something of a review-like tone and structure, it can be more difficult to incorporate creative writing elements. But the possibility is still there, especially when point of view, narrative structure, and description are used to focus information and facts around a more personal style and approach.

I have a look at this topic in my latest creative writing class here:

For those interested in exploring this topic further, you may like to look at my studies of Clive James's travel journalism, beginning with this analysis of his Postcard from Rome.