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The Winners of the 2014 Inspiration Travel Writing Contest

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Thank you to all the writers who participated in our 2014 Inspiration Travel Writing Contest! We hope you will share more stories with us. The 2014 Independence Travel Writing Contest opens today and closes July 4, 2014.
Five hundred and five writers from fifty-five nations participated in this contest. Over one thousand writers from over seventy-four countries have written about their experiences and transformations all over our planet. Click here to read the 50 entries from our finalists.

AND THE WINNERS ARE:

First Place Winner is Gabriela Denise Frank, a Detroit native and Seattle resident. Enjoy her article about Colombia, “Echar Los Perros

Second Place Winner is Ellen Goodlett from New York City. Enjoy her article about Iceland, “Snorkeling with Vikings.”

Third Place Winner is Sophie McGovern from England Enjoy her article about Peru, “Tiger’s Blood with the King of Hearts.”

WSGT Writer Credly

Badges for each participating writer will be available soon. Thank you to everyone who participated by writing, reading and sharing! Lisa

Honorable Mention: 

We really appreciate everyone who shared, tweeted, promoted and participated in our Travel Writing Contests. We hope you will join in our Independence Travel Writing Contest.

Thank you to our esteemed judges!

Richard Bangs, the father of modern adventure travel, is a pioneer in travel that makes a difference, travel with a purpose. He has spent 30 years as an explorer and communicator, and along the way led first descents of 35 rivers around the globe, he is currently producing and hosting the new PBS series, Richard Bangs: Adventure Without End

Amy Friedman, an award-winning author, has published three memoirs, several children’s books and audiobooks, and thousands of essays, stories, and articles. She works as an editor and ghostwriter teaches memoir and personal essay in southern California. Amy’s recent books:  Desperado’s Wife: A Memoir, and her co-authored memoir with Anne Willan, One Souffle at a Time. Work with Amy at Idyllwild in July 2014.

Thank you for your participation in creating a growing global community of engaged travelers and concerned citizens.  Other Contests, Courses and Books about Travel Writing

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS! THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED! 

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Lisa Ellen Niver, MA is a teacher, traveler, author, speaker and social media ninja who has traveled to over 100 countries and six continents. She is a frequent author in the Huffington Post, USA Today, Wharton Business Magazine, National Geographic, The Jewish Journal among many other publications. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel, a global online community of over 1400 writers with articles from every continent. As a 2012 nominee for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching, she received commendations from US Senator Barbara Boxer as well as Fran Pavley, Holly Mitchell, Eric Garcetti from California State Senate, and Assembly, and the Los Angeles City Council. She founded in 2009 the Los Angeles Science Teachers Network with teachers participating from over 70 schools, runs the Science Isn't Scary website and operated the Simply Science camp. She was featured on KTLA National TV on the program Career Day, a show that shares great careers for teens and was invited to speak as an expert on three different radio programs about global citizens, international education and the PISA test. She holds MA. and M.Ed degrees in education and graduated Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania. She is certified in California single and multiple subjects. She is currently working on the new Nickelodeon television show, Bella and the Bulldogs.

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2 Responses to “The Winners of the 2014 Inspiration Travel Writing Contest”
  1. Ellen says:

    OMG so exciting, thank you!!! :D :D
    Congrats to all of the other winners, finalists and entrants! There were a ton of really great stories told :)
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  2. Erica says:

    Congratulations to the worthy winners! And thanks to everyone who shared their wonderful stories.

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