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Everything You Need to Know About Food Writing with Dianne Jacob

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As bloggers we often try to improve our photography skills, get better at SEO, and learn how social media really works...but we often forget to spend the time working on our writing skills. As the backbone of what we do, honing those skills can be critical to moving your blog forward, and luckily today's guest is the perfect person to help us out!

Today, we dive into everything you need to know about food writing. From blogs and cookbooks to recipes and reviews, there's a whole world of food writing out there! Next, on Makin' Bacon!

Listen to or Watch the Interview

This episode from the Makin' Bacon Podcast podcast is available on all your favorite podcast platforms including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Overcast, and Google Podcasts.

The video of the interview is also available on the Makin' Bacon YouTube Channel.

About Dianne Jacob, author of Will Write for Food

Dianne Jacob is a multiple award-winning writer and author. Her book, Will Write for Food, is in its fourth edition and has won three international awards.

She has co-authored two cookbooks: Grilled Pizzas and Piadinas and The United States of Pizza. Her essay, The Meaning of Mangoes, won an annual award from the Association of Food Journalists.

Previously a newspaper, magazine and publishing company editor, Dianne coaches on getting published, whether with a book, article or blog.

Key Takeaways

  • Food writing for bloggers covers a wide arena
  • How food blogging has morphed over time
  • A lot of writing is about entertainment
  • The shift in making money as a food blogger

Links and Mentions


If you want to read some more about publishing books, here are a few helpful links.

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What was your biggest takeaway from this episode? Let me know in the Makin Bacon Facebook Group or the comments below.


Jason logsdon headshot Hi, I'm Jason Logsdon! I'm an adventurous home cook and the head writer and photographer for Amazing Food Made Easy. I grew my income to 6-figures by focusing on serving my Fans by providing massive value, and I want to help you do the same.

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