Episode 120 - A conversation with award winning travel writer and entrepreneur Tim Leffel

May 18, 2018 01:02:19
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The Creative Writer's Toolbelt
Episode 120 - A conversation with award winning travel writer and entrepreneur Tim Leffel
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Tim is an award-winning travel writer, the author of a number of books including The World’s Cheapest Destinations, Travel Writing 2.0, and Make Your Travel Dollars Worth a Fortune: The Contrarian Traveler’s Guide to Getting More for Less. He is also an established blogger, speaker and ghostwriter and in this episode, we talk about Tim’s experiences as a writer of non-fiction, how to get started and thrive as a blogger, and Tim gives us his hints and tips on making your writing time more efficient. I hope you enjoy this conversation, here it is.

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