Self-publishing belongs in every writer’s portfolio. For hobby writers and generalists, self-publishing is a fun, creative outlet. For professionals, it offers an opportunity to test markets while gaining audience and momentum for a traditional publishing relationship. Aspiring cookbook authors can use online publishing tools and resources to gather feedback on recipes and cooking styles. Whether or not you are an aspiring cookbook author, self-publishing can advance your career to author status. Bring your book ideas and questions to this workshop, where we’re sure to have a lively discussion.
Kati Neville secured a traditional publishing relationship for her self-published cookbook, The Warehouse Gourmet. In 2007, it was revised, expanded, and re-branded as, Fix, Freeze, Feast. Today, it’s a bestseller. Kati is a contributing editor for “The Saver’s Kitchen” podcast and writes about podcasting for writers in “The Get Known Groove.” She has shared recipes and money-saving tips with the audiences of Better.TV, Showcase Minnesota, Real Simple, Costco Connection, and Prevention.