"Blooks" Are In Bloom

Many aspiring writers are starting out as bloggers, and publishers are taking note. But do good blogs make good books?

Slide Show >>

Colby Buzzell, 28, didn't expect to end up writing a book. In 2004, he was on a yearlong tour of duty as a machine gunner in Iraq. The skateboarder and hard-rock fan from San Francisco would make a daily dash into the Army tent that housed an Internet café to share snippets of his life: listening to Metallica on his iPod, fellow soldiers surfing the Net for porn, the stress of the latest mission.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.