2/09/2007 

Bloggers are scoring rich paydays

Reuters has a fairly interesting story about blogs turning into books. Apparently some bloggers get paid advances in amounts that usually only applies to traditional bestsellers, and that makes people scared about a burnout in this sub-niche. A fresh wave of blog-based books from waiter, emergency medical worker, taxi driver, quilters, wine connoisseur, and handful of titles with political themes are now in bookshelf.
“It’s like the dot-com boom all over again," some publishers say the craze could fizzle out.