Jack Adler

Jack Adler has been a fulltime freelance writer since 1974, drawing upon his previous business experience for his writing specialties: travel, health, recreation and leisure articles. A fulltime job as feature editor of Travel Weekly helped lead Jack to becoming a columnist, on a freelance basis, for the travel section of the Los Angeles Times for 15 years; he wrote two columns: Consumer Report and Bargain Corner. He has also been a columnist for Westways and Cruise Travel magazines, West … Learn More →

Creative Exercise for Travel Writers

In magazines/newspapers pick four travel articles and identify what the focus of the article is? Is the article general information/description about a certain destination? Does the article focus on a particular aspect of a destination such as sightseeing, outdoor activities/adventures, dining, nightlife, accommodations, day trips, etc? Does the article have a special interest angle such as environment/ecotourism, spas, history, cuisine, etc. Is the article a service piece with advice/news about some aspect of the overall travel experience such as health, … Learn More →