Article Nuts and Bolts: How to Put Together a “Postcard”
This short piece may be the most fun you can have for the most money in the fewest words.
55 minutes of video
55 minutes of audio
20 pages of transcript
Its trivial name suggests many things, and a well-written postcard creates all of those sense memories and more. “Postcards,” which offer an atmospheric moment in a place, are dying art, but an excellent one for those in travel writing for the writing aspect.
We will cover:
– What is a postcard really in the writing context?
– The typical structure of this section and how to create one yourself.
– Real examples of different postcards out in the world.
– How to pitch these pieces.