Man, I’ve got a busy year ahead, with lots of events to come. Here’s whats on the calendar for this month and next, from a two-hour teleconference to a week at one of the world’s finest spas. Come join me!
(If you have questions about whether these classes would be right for you, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org, or comment below and I will answer.)
- April 22-25, 2010
Experts are In and Coaching Sessions (SOLD OUT)
International Association of Culinary Professionals Annual Conference
$85-$745, depending on day pass or full pass
If you’re a member of IACP, I hope you’ll make it to the conference. The sessions are particularly intriguing this year, and held in a food-loving city to boot. I’ll be coaching during an Experts Are In session, and hosting two evening Night Owl sessions on how food writers need to continually reinvent ourselves to stay in business. Find me and say hello.
- April 27, 2010
What You Need to Know to Start a Food Blog
One Night Virtual Class, 8:45-10:45 EST
Take this 2-hour telephone class through Leite’s Culinaria to learn about blogging: Why you should start a blog, how to begin and keep going, how to get people to care and notice. Q&A follows lecture.
- May 1-8, 2010
Do You Have a Book Inside You?
Rancho La Puerta
1-week (stay can be variable)
$2715 to $4105 per week per person, in US dollars
Rancho La Puerta is one of the best spas in the world and a bargain compared to many. Join me on your exploration of writing a book as I lead four 1-hour workshops over the course of a week. Take a cooking class while you’re there too, at an exquisite school nestled in the middle of a vast organic garden.
- May 12, 2010
How to Write a Killer Cookbook Proposal
One Night Virtual Class, 8:45-10:45 p.m.
Take a step forward to getting published with this 2-hour virtual class through Leite’s Culinaria. Just call in at the designated time and be part of a conference call, lecture and Q&A. Handout includes a successful book proposal.
- May 17-June 21, 2010
Want to Sell Your Book? Write a Fabulous Book Proposal
5 Mondays (skip May 30th), 7-9:30 p.m.
The Writing Salon
$185 Member/ $215 Non-Member
Time again for my popular class for non-fiction writers, including memoirists, who are working on a book and know there’s a book proposal in their future. That’s the sales pitch, business plan, and outline of your book to show agents and editors. See link for details. Includes the opportunity to pitch a prestigious literary agent during the class.
- May 22, 2010
Food Writing for Food Lovers
A 1-day class for aspiring food writers and bloggers, covering exercises to improve writing skills, how to interview, getting your blog to stand out in a crowd, and insider information about cookbook publishing.