A few nights back, I met up with one of my favorite bloggers and favorite people, Tolly Mosely from Austin Eavesdropper.
Amidst talking about blogging and writing, we spoke about blogs that have turned their subject matters into books. I was familiar with a few blogs-turned-books, but began wondering how many blogs out their have landed the coveted book deal.
Quite a lot actually.
Do you ever think of turning your blog into a book? I sometimes do, but I’m not a Mormon, or a Mom, I’m not crazy (anymore), I have all four limbs and I COULD GIVE A FLYING RAT’S ASS ABOUT FASHION, HOME DESIGN AND DRESSING LITTLE CHILDREN IN OLD-TIMEY OUTFITS. In other words, I don’t have a hook. I’m part of the largest demographic of bloggers out there- twenty-something females- and the most interesting thing that has ever happened to me is that Jeremy Irons once mistakenly hit on me.
(I also can’t write good.)
The key is having a hook.
So, we know that blogs like Awkward Family Photos, Stuff (more…)