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Food Writing Workshop with Amy Scattergood

LiveMediaNation.com

Monday, March 15, 2010 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)

Los Angeles, CA

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Amy Scattergood is the food blog editor at LA Weekly, a former staff writer for the Los Angeles Times food section, and the co-author with Kim Boyce of Good to the Grain, a whole grain baking cookbook published March 2010 from Stewart, Tabori & Chang. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop and Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Pasadena.

Join Amy Scattergood for this engaging 3 hour class focusing on the art of food writing.

Food Writing for Blogs and Print: Translate What's on Your Plate

  • In this class, we'll look at what makes a good food story and consider how voice, content and reporting all contribute to the piece
  • We'll examine the work of various writers and discuss how different techniques operate. 
  • We'll examine the evolution of the genre from old media stories to food blogs, and see how the style and content have changed. 

Topics covered:

  • the importance of reporting
  • the importance of voice and the issue of first person narration
  • how POV has changed with the internet
  • how to write a recipe
  • why food photography is increasingly important
  • how to integrate quotes within stories
  • This class will not require reading material, but will require participation in discussion.

 Class limited to 25 attendees 

Hosted by: LiveMediaNation.com and Todd Porter, Diane Cu of WhiteOnRiceCouple.com 

 

Location: Creative Daylight Studios, Downtown Los Angeles, the arts district 

                  831 Traction Ave, Studio 210 

                  Los Angeles, CA 90013

Date/Time: Monday, March 15, 2010

           Class duration 3 hours: 7pm - 10pm. 

           Doors open at 6:30 pm. Beverages and light snacks are provided. 

Contact: for further questions or cancellations email:                              Contact@LiveMediaNation.com




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Creative Daylight Studios
837 Traction Ave Studio 210
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Monday, March 15, 2010 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)


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