Get published with your family travel tale!

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Calling all Influencers!

Are you a family traveller with a tale to tell? Bradt Travel Guides, the renown guidebook publisher, is looking for true stories about travelling with children to include in a new book!

Bradt travel guides logoBradt has a reputation as a pioneer in tackling ‘unusual’ destinations, for championing the causes of sustainable travel, and for the high quality of its writing. Their books are intended to be as entertaining to read as they are useful reservoirs of tourist information. And they have personality. Each is a one-of-a-kind expression of expertise and passion for telling it how it really is.

Now they are calling on parents/grandparents/guardians to take part in a competition: Have you a really memorable tale to tell of a trip you’ve taken with children? Perhaps you’ve gone outside your comfort zone by visiting somewhere incredibly off-beat and adventurous as a family. Perhaps your child has saved the day or helped you to engage with a destination in a surprising way. Perhaps a trip has made you view your child in a new light – or, indeed, encouraged them to view you differently. Did the wheels come off the family wagon in spectacular fashion? How did you all deal with the challenge?

The more off-beat your tale, the better!

Bradt Travel Guides wants entertaining, out-of-the-ordinary true stories of family travel for inclusion in a new book due for publication in autumn 2019. The book will be the latest in Bradt’s series of travel anthologies (To Oldly Go, Roam Alone and Beastly Journeys). If you have a story that’s inspiring, amusing, quirky, thrilling or even downright frightening (albeit with a happy ending) this is your chance to see it immortalised in print.

It’s a great opportunity for anyone looking to reach a wider audience and be featured by one of the most respected names in travel publishing.

How to submit your work

You submit your story of 1,000-2,000 words by 14 January 2019. The featured writers will be notified by the end of April 2019. If your entry is chosen, it will be featured in the new book and you’ll receive a copy.

What are you waiting for? Write up that amazing, funny, poignant or otherwise memorable family travel story and you could be seeing your words in bookshops across the UK! (Note: You can only submit one story.)

Go here to submit your story

Go here to read the Terms & Conditions.

Let us know if you’re taking part by tweeting @BritMums and @BradtGuides!

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