The Taste of Success: Writing and Publishing the Cookbook

WRITING X 424.19E

Develop the building blocks of a cookbook proposal as you learn what it takes to craft the cookbook of your dreams.

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Classroom
Starting at $345.00
As few as 6 weeks
2.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Learn to craft a winning book proposal that highlights your unique take on the cookbook genre
  • Develop a blueprint you can use to write your cookbook draft
  • Refine your concept and develop recipes under the guidance of an experienced professional
  • Identify tactics to raise your profile as a cookbook writer

About this course:

Ever dreamed of writing a cookbook? Many good cooks have. But the current media-obsessed publishing climate too often favors celebrities over great home cooks. In this six-week workshop, you learn what it takes to beat the odds by writing and publishing the cookbook of your dreams—and, in the process, develop the building blocks of a proposal that could win you a contract and become the blueprint for your actual book. Widely experienced and published cookbook author and editor Norman Kolpas guides you through the crucial steps of deciding on and refining your concept; developing and writing recipes; researching and writing narrative text; finding a publisher; completing the project; and promoting your finished book. We also cover how blogging can help you raise your profile and earn some money en route to winning a book contract—and the option of publishing your own e-cookbook. By the end of the course, you should be well on the way toward completing a marketable, polished book proposal ready to send to agents or publishers.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Norman Kolpas
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Fee:
$345.00
15 days left. Enroll by Oct 9, 2018
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 20 students. 

 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 15, 2018
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Oct 9, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall A152
Discussion
Tue Oct 16, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall A152
Discussion
Tue Oct 23, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall A152
Discussion
Tue Oct 30, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall A152
Discussion
Tue Nov 6, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall A152
Discussion
Tue Nov 13, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall A152

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