I’m happy to announce the new release of Will Write for Food: The Complete Guide to Writing Cookbooks, Blogs, Reviews, Memoir, and More, in its 2nd edition, by Dianne Jacob. At the end of this post, I’m giving away one copy for free!
For those of you already familiar with the previous edition – I know many of you already own it and will wonder why you should upgrade – you’ll appreciate this much expanded volume, which includes a HUGE chapter on blogging and social networking as they pertain to food writing. She’s also beefed up the other sections, interviewed countless new sources, and added updated information on the ever-changing world of food writing as it exists in this new-fangled Internet age. The new book is not only bigger, but far more relevant to today’s new media.
Says Dianne of the recent additions to Will Write for Food:
I interviewed the most successful food bloggers, writing a 17,000-word chapter on food blogging (about 70 pages double spaced) that will answer your questions, inspire you, and provide resources and insider information … In addition to the new chapter on blogging, the new edition of Will Write for Food incorporates tips on using social media as a freelancer and a blogger; updated info on book publishing, whether traditional or self-publishing; and updated info on the newer, more competitive freelancing market.
If you like the book, I recommend you also check out Dianne’s blog on food writing. She’s not only an excellent writer, but a wonderfully thorough teacher and consultant. I also interviewed her on Wasabimon not long ago about her cooking and blogging life.
To celebrate the new release of her book (and the fact that I’m quoted a few times – check the index and acknowledgements. *blush*), I’m giving away a free copy to one lucky reader. If you’re lucky, I’ll even ask her to sign it before I send it your way.
Here are the rules to enter the giveaway:
1 – For one entry in the contest, you can join the Wasabimon mailing list by clicking this link, entering your email address, and then clicking the confirmation link that you’ll receive via email. Sorry, only confirmed subscribers will be entered to win.
2 – For another entry (or if you’re already on the list) you can post the following to Twitter, exactly as it appears here so that I can keep track of who’s posting where:
Then leave me a comment on this post to let me know that you’ve joined the mailing list and/or posted the tweet. Also, let me know how you’re interested in food writing… just because I want to know more about you.
Be sure to enter by Tuesday, August 3rd, at noon PST. I’ll draw a winner at random that day.