Want to write a cookery book?

John Minton's dust jacket for David's first book

John Minton’s dust jacket for David’s first book (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Non-fiction books need good ideas just as much as fiction. Well, not quite, but you need to tell a story, nevertheless. Food lends itself to great storytelling – Elizabeth David revolutionised foodwriting in Britain, as Julia Child did in the USA. They wrote about far more than the recipes, as now all good food writers do.

Here’s an article in the Guardian, posted by Wendy Collinson on facebook, which will give you some clues about how to approach your food story.

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About Arabella McIntyre-Brown

I'm a writer from West Sussex is southern England, but after 30 years of urban life in London and Liverpool, I now live in a remote village 1,000 metres up in the Carpathian Mountains of Transylvania. My new book is published in November 2016: "Din Liverpool in Carpati: cum mi-am gasit fericirea în inima Transilvaniei"
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