Will Write for Food: The Complete Guide to Writing Cookbooks, Blogs, Memoir, Recipes, and More

Paperback | July 14, 2015

byDianne Jacob

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For more than 15 years, writing coach, editor, and blogger Dianne Jacob has taught food lovers how to take their passion from the plate to the page. Now, Jacob has revised and updated her award-winning guide. Whether you've been writing for years or are just starting out, Will Write for Food offers what you need to know to succeed and thrive, including:

- A new chapter dedicated to making an income from food writing
- Updated information about self-publishing and cookbook production
- Tips on creating and sustaining an irresistible blog with gorgeous photos
- The keys to successful freelancing and reviewing
- Advice from award-winning writers, editors, and agents
- Engaging, fun writing exercises to get the juices flowing

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For more than 15 years, writing coach, editor, and blogger Dianne Jacob has taught food lovers how to take their passion from the plate to the page. Now, Jacob has revised and updated her award-winning guide. Whether you've been writing for years or are just starting out, Will Write for Food offers what you need to know to succeed and ...

Dianne Jacob is a popular speaker as food writing conferences and workshops in America and around the world. She judges for both the James Beard Foundation annual cookbook awards and the IACP annual cookbook awards. The coauthor of Grilled Pizzas and Piadinas and The United States of Pizza, and the writer of The Good Pantry, she lives ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:July 14, 2015Publisher:Da Capo PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0738218057

ISBN - 13:9780738218052

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"This book does a great job of covering the nuts and bolts of food writing, for sure, but Jacob delivers much more than the usual advice: She shoots straight about the realities of the business, provides loads of insider insights and practical exercises, and radiates enough genuine enthusiasm to get both beginning writers and seasoned pros up and at 'em." - Martha Holmberg, cookbook author and former publisher, Fine Cooking magazine"You'll find everything you need to know about becoming a food writer in this indispensable information-packed book. And if you're already a food writer, this book will help you become a better one. Useful writing exercises concluding each chapter help sharpen your skills. If food writing is your passion, then grab a copy of Will Write for Food and get busy!" - Greg Patent, author of Baking in AmericaBookTrib, 7/24/15“If you're a foodie who loves to write, then Dianne Jacob's Will Write for Food is a treasure trove of practical tips and techniques for those looking to thrive and survive in the food writing arena. This booktakes you through the process of setting up a blog, reviewing free products, going solo as a freelance writer, mastering the art of recipe writing and different approaches for restaurant writing. That's just the tip of the iceberg.”InfoDad blog, 8/27/15“Oozes practicality.”