10 Things You Should Think About Before You Publish a Cookbook

Publishing a cookbook may seem, to some, like a walk in the park. A process filled with testing recipes, taking a few beautiful photos, a little editing here and there and, voila - a best seller!

If that’s the impression you’re under, keep reading. There’s a big difference between blogging about your favourite recipes or whipping them up in your restaurant and publishing them in a hardcopy format. Though reaping a very rewarding result, publishing a cookbook can be a long and demanding task that requires commitment and a whole lot of passion to produce a bookstore best-seller.

 There are plenty of things that you’ll need to consider before launching a fabulous project like custom publishing, so here are a few thoughts to get you started..

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Katie Wilton
The Smudge Publishing Glossary.

Just like any other field, the publishing industry is full of lingo, terms and phrases that can easily baffle newcomers or just the average Joe. However, dear friend, we want nothing more than for you to feel cool, calm and collected when you approach the Smudge Publishing team with your book dream. So, here is a list of dinky phrases that will help you to understand the process and maybe even point out some stuff that you should have considered before you dive into a book project.

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Katie Wilton