BLURB BLOG TO BOOK CHALLENGE

Sunday 24 August 2014

HOW TO PUBLISH A BOOK IN ELEVEN DAYS …

Congratulations to the three bloggers who have taken up the Blurb Blog to Book challenge to design and publish a book based on their blog-writings, from cover to cover, all during the eleven days of the Festival.

Karys McEwen
The Something Fine Project
@karysrhiann

“I feel absolutely over the moon! I don’t think I’ve stopped smiling like an idiot since I got the call! I’ve been wanting to create a hard copy version of my blog for quite a while, and tossing over how exactly to go about it. The blog-to-book challenge is the perfect opportunity for me right now! I can’t wait to sink my teeth into the editing and design.”

Siv Parker
OnDusk
@SivParker

“I have no choice but to write, and I found my voice using social media. I’m so pleased that this project is a means for people to feel welcome to find their way into my work.”

Harry Saddler
Noticing Animals
@MondayStory

“When I heard about the Blog-to-Book competition I jumped at the chance. It almost flew right past me: I didn’t find out about it until 3pm on the closing day – which was only Monday, so this week has been a bit of a whirlwind. An incredibly exciting whirlwind, obviously. I’m also a bit daunted by the prospect of getting it all together in only eleven days, but it’s going to be a lot of fun feeling like a part of the Melbourne Writers Festival.”

We will check back with Karys, Siv and Harry throughout the Festival to see how they’re going, and if you want to meet them to chat about their publishing journey, you can:

Blurb in the Festival Club, Saturday 30 August, 5.30pm, in the Festival Club at Optic, Fed Square.

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