I adore links that teach me how to be better at what I do. Sometimes people send them to me, and sometimes I discover them online. I cull through dozens to find the best information for food writers. As a result, these kinds of lists are some of my most popular posts.
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- How to use the DMCA to prevent people from stealing your online content.
- To see what’s trending online in recipe searches, here are sites to visit.
- Heidi Swanson of 101 Cookbooks writes about maintaining a long-term blog.
- How Ten Speed Press became a cookbook powerhouse.
- Here’s what happens on a cookbook shoot.
- If you write about special diets, here’s an excellent exploration into the gluten-free craze.
- Why is it so hard to catch your own typos?
- Need a media kit for your blog? Here’s a free template.
- If you want to become a star, start your own YouTube cooking channel.
- Mark Bittman changed the way he writes recipes for his newest cookbook, and says we’ve all been doing it wrong.
- To pitch newspaper food sections on your latest book or a story, here’s a helpful chart.
- Food magazine editors moved around a lot last year. Eater has a chart.
- If you want to write long-form journalism, Eater is interested.
- If you take ads on your blog, you might want to know which ad network has the biggest market share.
Just for Fun
- Here are classic New Yorker stories about chefs, free to read.
- Like Food Memoir? Here’s a long list of the best ones, according to a reviewer at Abe Books.
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