And now the award for best book based on a... blog?
class=img_thumbleft>Nominees are being sought for the first everLulu Blooker Prize
, an award created to honor books based on blogs, a trend almost as unnerving as turningpop stars' oeuvres into Broadway musicals
. Examples includeStar Trek
actor Wil Wheaton's memoir "Just a Geek
" and former D.C. staffer Jessica Cutler's "The Washingtonienne
." A trio of judges: Cory Doctorow (Boing Boing
), Robin Miller (Slashdot
), and Paul Jones (iBiblio
) have been drafted to select winners in fiction, non-fiction, and comic-blooks, with an overall winner chosen as well. Details for submitting your blook for the prize can be found atLuluBlookerPrize.com
, so start blogging, then write a book about it. And, yes, Flooks, films about blooks, are on the way,Chuck
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