Julie & Julia

Lessons from Julie & Julia

December 10, 2009

Just saw the movie, Julie & Julia. Several friends had recommended it to me, in part because Julie’s blog became a book — exactly the feat I’m trying to pull off. What’d I learn from it? Julie’s blog was successful largely because she put her soul into it. She wasn’t just writing about recipes, she […]

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How to turn your blog into a book

October 26, 2009

The movie Julie & Julia started out a blog, then became a book (and finally, a film). It’s the most well-known example of a story that went from blog to book. But that tale — which, ironically, is partly about a frustrated writer — isn’t the only one. An increasing number of blogs are being […]

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