How to Write and Publish Cookbooks

Writing recipes and cooking content is one of the key skills food bloggers have. Turning that ability into cookbooks and recipe books is an intuitive next step.

I'll show you how you can take advantage of creating and selling cookbooks and recipe books so you will stand out, grow your income, and provide value to your Fans.

Start with the resources on the right, then you can check out some more of the content below.



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Most Recent Cookbook Writing and Publishing Articles

Tools Needed to Write a Cookbook

I wanted to talk about the main "Phases" of writing and publishing a book and what tools are commonly used for each one. A big issue with choosing tools is you can go down a rabbit hole with more and more specialized ones. But it's so important to remember that a powerful tool doesn't always make you better.

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Why Should You Self Publish

From my recent interview with Chelsea Cole on the Makin' Bacon Podcast I wanted to highlight this part of the discussion because I think it's extra valuable. Here, Chelsea Cole and I dive deep into the issues you need to keep in mind when you are looking at your publishing options. There are a lot of reasons you want to choose to self publish or traditionally publish.

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Traditionally Publishing Cookbooks with Maggie Green

As food bloggers, cookbooks are often on our radars. Many of us explore traditional publishing and self publishing but we ignore one path of publishing...getting paid to write a book. Luckily today's guest, List Builder and Lead Generation Expert Jennie Wright, is the perfect person to help us out!

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Know the Trade-Offs of Self Publishing and Traditional Publishing

There are trade-offs to both self publishing and traditional publishing. What are your concerns about going with self publishing over the traditional route?

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Give Your Audience What They Want, How They Want It

Writing a book is hard...publishing a book is easy. You don't need much money, a place to store inventory, and you don't need to ship anything out yourself. What is holding you back from making a printed cookbook?

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Self Publishing Your Cookbook with Chelsea Cole

Today we talk to Chelsea Cole about how to self publish a cookbook, leveraging your blog to work with brands and how publishing a cookbook can help you stand out in the crowd!

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Jobs Across Food with Karista Bennett

Working in food is a shared passion for most food bloggers, but this can take many forms outside of just blogging including writing cookbooks, being a chef, working with brands and teaching classes. Today's guest is going talk about some of the jobs she's done and how you might be able to get involved in them as well.

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Publishing a Cookbook with Sally Ekus, Literary Agent

There is a lot that goes into the book publishing process and my guest is Sally Ekus, a literary agent who has helped publish hundreds of cookbooks. She is here to help you figure it all out.

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Why You Should Not Publish an eBook Only

When most food bloggers want to start selling a product, they think about putting out a downloadable PDF for sale but that's not the best approach. I'm going to tell you why and tell you exactly what is, so you won't make the same mistake other people do.

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Write Your Cookbook with Other People

Putting out a cookbook can be this long, lonely process where everything is on your shoulders and you have to make sure it all comes together. It can be really hard, but it doesn't have to be that way. I'm going to share with you what I do when I want to put out a great cookbook that I'm really proud of but doesn't just fall on my shoulders.

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What Are Your Cookbook Goals

When people sit down to create a cookbook they often make a single mistake that hurts them throughout the entire cookbook process. It's an easy mistake to make and almost everyone makes it. But once you know how to avoid it your chances of success are going to skyrocket. I'm going to share with you what it is and show you how to avoid it when you put out your next cookbook.

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How Do You Actually Publish a Cookbook?

When bloggers first start thinking about serving their fans by creating products or services, they usually turn to a recipe book or cookbook. Here is everything you need to know to create your own.

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Should You Self Publish a Cookbook?

Should you self publish a cookbook, or should you find a traditional publisher to do it for you? There are a lot of considerations, including financial, distribution, speed, and control.

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How to Publish an Electronic Cookbook

Publishing an electronic cookbook is an amazing way to serve your fans, grow your income, and expand your brand. Here is everything you need to know about doing it.

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How to Choose a Cookbook Subject

Choosing the right subject for your cookbook is probably the most important decision you will make. Here are my tips for choosing a successful cookbook subject.

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Top Cookbook Writing and Publishing Resources

How Do You Actually Publish a Cookbook?

When bloggers first start thinking about serving their fans by creating products or services, they usually turn to a recipe book or cookbook. Here is everything you need to know to create your own.

How to Choose a Cookbook Subject

Choosing the right subject for your cookbook is probably the most important decision you will make. Here are my tips for choosing a successful cookbook subject.

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The Secret Why Products and Services Are The Key to Serving Your Fans

It is no secret that creating products and services is a great way to grow your income, but do you know WHY that is true?

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Should You Self Publish a Cookbook?

Should you self publish a cookbook, or should you find a traditional publisher to do it for you? There are a lot of considerations, including financial, distribution, speed, and control.

How to Pick Your Niche as a Food Blogger

Picking your niche is one of the most important decisions you will make. Here's a guide to getting it done the right way.

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