Cookbook Writing with Dianne Jacob

Sun | Nov 03, 2019 | 1–4P

Teacher Dianne Jacob

Cookbooks can be big sellers. Publishers still push out hundreds each year, with widely ranging subject matter and innovative, eye-catching designs. Whether you’re a food lover who lives to entertain, a food blogger hankering for a book deal, or a writer passionate about cooking, creating a cookbook can be satisfying and fun.
Cookbook writing coach and co-author Dianne Jacob will teach you how to establish a sellable idea, how to write and test a recipe that works, and what goes into writing a proposal for agents and editors. She’ll also cover self publishing.
class notes:
This class includes a light snack, along with afternoon tea, coffee and wine.

Handouts

Ten Great Ideas for a Cookbook from Dianne Jacob

Contents of a Complete Book Proposal from Dianne Jacob

Cookbook Structures

How to Think about Your Book Title

About the teacher

Dianne Jacob

Dianne Jacob is the author of the multiple award-winning book, Will Write for Food: The Complete Guide to Writing Cookbooks, Blogs, Memoir, Recipes and More. She also co-wrote two cookbooks with chef Craig Priebe: Grilled Pizzas & Piadinas, and The United States of Pizza. A writing coach who specializes in food, she teaches around the world at conferences and workshops. She also judges books for the prestigious James Beard Foundation awards.
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