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Monday, August 16, 2010

Dianne Jacob: Will Write for Food Author Reading at Omnivore

Posted By on Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 10:57 AM

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A few years ago, when we were gathering the courage to broaden out from entertainment writing into the culinary world, we stumbled on Oakland author Dianne Jacob's Will Write for Food at just the right time. Jacob's combination of insightful interviews with top working professionals and her own valuable tips helped us make the leap to food.

Jacob, a local coach, teacher, and editor, has updated the book (originally published in 2005) to reflect the rapidly changing landscape of food writing as it has moved online. The original was subtitled The Complete Guide to Writing Cookbooks, Restaurant Reviews, Articles, Memoir, Fiction, and More. That's changed to The Complete Guide to Writing Cookbooks, Blogs, Reviews, Memoir, and More. She presents her latest update this weekend at Omnivore Books, conveniently located just a few blocks from Saturday's SF Street Food Festival action.

Dianne Jacob's Will Write for Food Reading

When: Sat., Aug. 21, 3-4 p.m.

Where: Omnivore Books on Food, 3885a Cesar Chavez (at Church), 282-4712

Cost: Free

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