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11/9 TAA Webinar – Textbook Authoring Inspirations, Insights, and Innovations

Join us Wednesday, November 9 from 1-2 p.m. ET for the TAA Webinar, Textbook Authoring Inspirations, Insights, and Innovations. Award-winning nutrition textbook author Jamie Pope will share her journey to published textbook author and Jamie Popebeyond and share insights into the textbook writing process, including:

  • How writing a textbook differs from writing trade book
  • Why you might want to consider writing a textbook
  • What background and experience you need to get the attention of a publisher
  • How to decide whether to write an introductory or upper-level textbook
  • How to negotiate an author-friendly contract
  • How to decide between writing as a solo author or bringing in a coauthor
  • How to be innovative so that you stand out in the market
  • Why it’s important to get involved in promotion and marketing

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Jamie Pope, MS, RD, LDN, FAND, Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, is a registered dietitian nutritionist, Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and academic author. In addition to research and health promotion roles, she has taught introductory nutrition since 2000. Beyond the classroom, Jamie produced a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) which attracted more than 175,000 participants from around the world. This experience earned her an Innovation in Teaching award from the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. Jamie is the co-author of Nutrition for a Changing World published by Macmillan Learning and Scientific American. Now in its second edition, it was the recipient of the 2020 Textbook Excellence Award from the Textbook & Academic Authors Association. In 2020, she developed and produced an audio course (Nutrition 101: Understanding the Science and Practice of Eating Well) featured on platforms like Apple Books and Audible. Jamie is a recent recipient of the 2021 Outstanding Dietetics Educator Award from the Tennessee Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.