How to write a book proposal, 5 tips - Eat, Capture, Share podcast for food bloggers with Kimberly of the Little Plantation

In today’s solo episode (19) of The EAT, CAPTURE, SHARE podcast, I’m sharing the 5 lessons I have learned on my book writing journey, focusing specifically on how to get started and take those all important first steps. Here’s exactly what you can expect from today’s episode…

  • I explain how this podcast episode came to be

  • I share why now is the best time to start writing your book

  • I talk about why practicing your writing and writing regularly are going to be invaluable on your book writing journey

  • Why loving the topic of your book is everything

  • I speak about the R-word, rejection, and why it can be a great teacher. I also talk about how I’ve coped with it on my journey so far

  • I discuss why perfecting your book proposal is key to getting noticed in a crowded space

  • I explain why choosing what you share in your book proposal is really important

  • I talk about why I’m currently not pursuing the self publishing route

  • I mention why time blocking has served me so well in (nearly) finishing my book proposal

  • I reveal what my book is about


  • Check out my book writing diary on instagram

  • Join my FREE creative community on facebook by signing up to the mailing list below or head here to read more about it

  • Find out more about my online food photography course here

  • Read more about my 1-2-1 food styling workshops here

  • Listen to the Eat, Capture, Share podcast episode here where I first announced that I’m writing a book

  • Not sure what a mastermind is? Read about the one I ran last year here

  • Find Sara Tasker’s blog, her podcast and her instagram here. You can find her book, Hashtag Authentic here

  • Join my FREE instagram food photography challenge! Find out more by heading here.

  • Find my instagram here

  • Sara Tasker’s podcast episode entitled BEHIND THE SCENES OF MY BOOK PROCESS

  • Seth Godin’s podcast episode entitled YOU SHOULD WRITE A BOOK

  • Keep Calm And Cook On podcast episode about writing a cookbook can be found here

  • Want to hear about my cookbook writing, food photography and food styling workshop first? Then please e-mail me at Kimberly(at)thelittleplantation(dot)co(dot)uk. I’ll gladly get in touch and let you know when registration for that workshop opens. Alternatively, please sign up to the mailing list below to get notified when the workshop details go live.

  • Get your FREE downloadable and printable cookbook proposal guide by signing up to the e-mail list below.

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