EPP 078: From Passion To a Book Deal With Fanny Slater

In this week’s episode of the Extra Paycheck Podcast I am joined by an entrepreneur, a cookbook author, a recipe developer Fanny Slate.

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Fanny Slater is a self-taught cook. She is also an author and and entrepreneur but first of all she is incredibly passionate about food. In March of 2016 Fanny’s book titled “Orange, Lavender & Figs” hit the shelves and it’s certainly a hit!

From the winner of The Rachael Ray Show’s Great American Cookbook Competition, a compilation of sophisticated yet approachable recipes along with the heartwarming—and often humorous—tales that inspired them.

Fanny always knew she’s an entrepreneur. She loves cooking and storytelling and what could be a better way of sharing these two passions as writing a unique cookbook? Fanny was offered a publishing deal after she wan the Rachael Ray’s cookbook competition and she surely took that deal. At this point Fanny’s touring the country promoting her book while running her recipe development company called “Fanfare”.

These are just a few little teasers from today’s show. Scroll up and press the PLAY button to hear the full episode.

In today’s episode you will learn:

  • Hardest part about writing a book
  • How to overcome writer’s block
  • How to promote your newly published book the right way
  • Why you shouldn’t spread yourself out on too many social media platforms
  • Why your 9 to 5 doesn’t really end at 5
  • How to pick a niche for your business if you don’t have any hobbies
  • … and a lot more!


Find out more about Fanny:

FannySlater.com – official website

Fanny Slater on Instagram

Orange, Lavender & Figs: Deliciously Different Recipes from a Passionate Eater


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