And now the award for best book based on a... blog?

class=img_thumbleft>Nominees are being sought for the first ever

Lulu Blooker Prize

, an award created to honor books based on blogs, a trend almost as unnerving as turning

pop stars' oeuvres into Broadway musicals

. Examples include

Star 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 (


), and Paul Jones (


) 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 at

, so start blogging, then write a book about it. And, yes, Flooks, films about blooks, are on the way,



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