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The Blook Network – Farewell to the Slush Pile

Blog networkshave been around for awhile and represent a new form of online publishing – functioning as online magazines or newspapers.  In earlier posts, I have talked in general terms about how blog networks might serve as the foundation for … Continue reading

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Non-Fiction Blook Mechanics Part 2: Organizing Posts into Manuscripts

In an earlier post (“Non-fiction Blook Mechanics Part 1: Blook by Design“), we discussed several ways to structure a blog to resemble the structure of a book.  For example, using category labels that could double as a table of contents.  Taking … Continue reading

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Non-fiction Blook Mechanics Part 1: Blook by Design

Blooks – books based on a blog – are becoming more and more popular.  Authors, especially unpublished authors, can benefit from blogging their material first as a way to build an audience for their work.  There are enough blog to book … Continue reading

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Emerging Blook Motifs

Blog to book stories are becoming more commonplace.  We have chronicled a number of such examples, and you can find a virtual library of blog to book stories on Blooking Central.  Some of these were serendipitous, but more and more writers, … Continue reading

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The Blookable Podcast – An Angle I Hadn’t Considered

Blook Looks by Cheryl Hagedorn Cheryl Hagedorn authors Blooking Central, which examines published books to discover what makes for a blookable blog. Kathleen Dixon Donnelly’s first blook, Gypsy Teacher: Dixon Donnelly @ Sea, is a collection of posts to her … Continue reading

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The Book of Enemy – Cautionary Tale of a Collaborative, Multimedia Blook

Blook Looks by Cheryl Hagedorn Cheryl Hagedorn authors Blooking Central, which examines published books to discover what makes for a blookable blog. In late August of this year, Steve Garfield posted at Off on a Tangent about an exciting new … Continue reading

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The Business Blook as Beta Publishing

Blook Looks by Cheryl Hagedorn Cheryl Hagedorn authors Blooking Central, which examines published books to discover what makes for a blookable blog. Business books that are based on blogs – “blooks” – are finally coming into their own.  There have … Continue reading

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The Blook Journey – Interview with Lori Smith

Lori Smith has explored her passion for the life and work of Jane Austen, both literally and figuratively.  In July of 2005, she set off on a month long trip to England to follow the life of Jane Austen.  She describes the experience … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Lawrence Velvel’s Blook

Blook Looks by Cheryl Hagedorn Cheryl Hagedorn authors Blooking Central, which examines published books to discover what makes for a blookable blog. It’s not that Lawrence R. Velvel, Dean of the Massachusetts School of Law, isn’t well known or that … Continue reading

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The State of the Blook – An Interview with Blooking Central’s Cheryl Hagedorn

If you want to know what’s happening in the world of blooks (blogs that become books), Cheryl Hagedorn’s Blooking Central is your first stop.  She has provided insightful analysis and entertaining background on almost 200 blooks.  Cheryl is a former … Continue reading

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