Some people say, "Write what you know." I say, "Write what you want to learn." Recently I had the pleasure of researching Marriott's Grand Hotel at Point Clear. This was for an article I was writing for a digital magazine called Elite Professionals (based in Philadelphia).
The result? I learned a great deal of interesting information about a beautiful four-diamond hotel that's just about at my doorstep, broke into a new publication, and have several ideas for more stories stemming from this one.
The article, with pictures, can be viewed online by clicking here (and thanks to the staff at the Grand Hotel for helping me with information): http://eliteprofessionals.org/2012/02/13/alabamas-grand-hotel/
Also, writing this story made me realize how much I love travel-writing. Even though this one was close to home, for a while at the Grand, I felt like a princess in some exotic locale.
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