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

25 APRIL 2018

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

That terrible feeling of mismatching expectation and reality of a cooked dish on the plate even though you have followed the recipe step by step. The renowned blogger, Diane Jacob shares her 15 year experience in writing, editing and food blogging with those who want to learn how to write cleanly and clearly about food and feeding people for money. The author Will Write for Food to teach anyone from beginner blogger to a professional cook to use words for keeping the audience always wanting more.

What is in it for you? We have identified 5 vectors that this book is useful to apply for:

  1. Say you are an amateur food blogger: you love cooking, your dish looks tasty, and yet you have trouble making the right impression on a contemporary digital user; or you lack creativity in expressing your thoughts, as it is so hard to stay catchy when the only adjective about food that you can think of is “delicious”, but really want to pursue a career in food writing - Put Will Write for Food on your nightstand, and your writing will become more effective and comprehensive in no time.
  2. Say you are a writing “diamond in a rough”: you feel that writing is something you need to do in life, yet lack experience. The writer provides ways to practice the skill in fun and creative ways, finding your style, choosing right register, creating a friendly attitude, as well as tips on how to improve your food blogging to become a more successful writer.
  3. Say you wish to be a successful freelancer: you work in a field for some time now, but the industry rules still seem a little fuzzy. The book dy Diane Jacob is an investment in your career path as a freelance writer. The author is giving the life-changing thoughts, personal challenges, shares her experience and examples for you to build up your brilliant food writing future.
  4. Say you wish to expand reader segment: this is a game-changing handbook for writers, who seek new bigger audience for their work, and learn how to keep them interested from line to plate.  
  5. Say you are a professional cook who seeks to be published: it is a must-have for aspiring food writers who look forward to cookbook production. The author highlights helpful advice on self-publishing insights.

Owning a book by an absolute authority in food writing is worthy for anyone from a rookie enthusiast to an industry star. Incorporating essentials on cooking, reviewing, eating and drinking; you will gain wit, knowledge and priceless job skills to become passionate about what you do. Will Write for Food can be a great gift for someone who is passionate about cooking, yet too shy to step on the path of sharing their experience with the world on their own.