Most writers don’t seem to want to explore the world of blogging. They see it as just one more thing to do. The don’t realize that blogging affords them a superb way to promote themselves and their work–and to land a traditional publishing deal. A large number of bloggers are, indeed, getting offered blog-to-book deals. (Just look at Wiley’s list to see that this is true.) Plus, as writers, blogging is a natural extension of what they do–and handles some disliked tasks in a pretty easy manner. Not only that, blogging offers a great way to write a book quickly.
Since blogging a book happens to be my area of expertise–my first traditionally published book, How to Blog a Book: Write, Publish and Promote Your Work One Post at a Time, which is based upon a blog by the same name, will be released by Writer’s Digest Books this spring (and is now available for presales), today I’m back as your guest blogger. Read on to find out how to blog a book or to repurpose your existing blog into a book. (Continue reading this post by clicking here.)
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