Not every blogger could write a book. Just because you are a blogger doesn’t mean that you can change your blog post into a book. But as a blogger, you have a big change to turn your blog post into a book since you can use uour blogs as gold mines filled with abundant content waiting to be extracted, refined and cast into books.
As mentioned by Brian AKlems, an editor of Writer’s Dig, if you have a blog, there’s a high likelihood there’s a book in there somewhere—or at least the beginning of one. Don’t let that book go to waste. Turn your blog into a book, or “book it,” as author and book designer Joel Friedlander likes to say. Repurpose your blog content into a book.
Klems also mentioned that booking a blog may seem simple to do, and a variety of services and blog plugins allow you to go straight from blog to book. Yet, there’s more to turning a blog into a book than simply loading posts into a program and hitting a button that sends it to epub or print—at least if you want to produce a book that’s up to traditional publishing industry standards. In fact, some of the things you need to know about booking a blog are inherent to writing books as opposed to blogs. This makes writers particularly equipped for the job.
According to Klems there are seven tips on how to book a blog and turn out a professional manuscript—one with a high likelihood of achieving self-publishing success or landing a traditional publishing deal—in the process: