Whether you consider yourself a knowledgeable food-ist or just an amateur eater with a passion for words, there's always room for improvement when it comes to writing about what you eat. There are words to avoid ("yummy," for example) and ethical guidelines to follow, as well as a whole slew of other unappetizing pitfalls you'll want to avoid.
In an upcoming writing workshop, called "Eat Your Words," Phoenix New Times Managing Editor and Chow Bella Editor Amy Silverman will cover these topics and more, offering tips and tricks for writing anything and everything about food.
The "Eat Your Words" workshop will be held on Tuesday, June 24 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe. Topics covered will include words to avoid, ethical guidelines, and specifics on how to get your work published or start your own food blog.
Silverman has been with the New Times for more than 20 years. Under her direction, the paper's food blog Chow Bella has won numerous awards, including being named Best Feature Blog by the Arizona Press Club in 2013.
The "Eat Your Words" workshop costs $25 a person; snacks will be provided. Pre-payment and registration is required. Call 480-730-0205.
For more information visit the Changing Hands website.