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Not entirely

That may help, but this New York Times story also went on to say:

Sometimes publishers are interested in publishing elements of the blogs in book form; mostly they simply enjoy the blogger's writing and want to publish a novel or nonfiction book by the blogger, usually on a topic unrelated to the blog.

...In October Ana Marie Cox, editor of, a racy, often wry Washington-based blog, sold her first novel, "Dog Days," a comic tale with a political context, to Riverhead Books. She said she received a $275,000 advance.

Lesser-known bloggers are also peddling books. Julie Powell, a Queens secretary who blogged about trying to make every recipe in Julia Child's "Mastering the Art of French Cooking (Volume 1)" during the course of a year, signed with Little, Brown to write about the experience.

posted by Mihail on December 17, 2004 at 2:03 PM | link to this | reply

So I guess a blogger has to be involved in sexual exploits with somebody important or else be in the middle of a war?????

posted by Passionflower on December 17, 2004 at 11:10 AM | link to this | reply

great post
gives us hope

posted by MiaElla on December 17, 2004 at 11:10 AM | link to this | reply

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