Caitlin is a grad student at the University of Louisville, focusing on medical rhetoric and disability studies. She also watches entirely too much TV.
Junior Contributor I
How has Blogging Changed Writing and Publishing?
Hyperbole and a Half. Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir. Humans of New York. Even Dog Shaming. All of these are blogs turned into books—although some are more successful than others. What makes for a successful transition from blog to book? How has this changed publishing (for better or worse)? Should prospective writers be writing in blogs, in the hopes of building an audience base and working towards a book deal? Or is this a fad that will play itself out?