Hot on the heels of the Booker Prize comes the Blooker Prize.

According to the folks at self-publisher, a blooker is what you get when you turn a blog into a book.

The prize recognizes blooks in three categories: fiction, non-fiction, and web-comics. The overall winners will receive up to $2,000 — “in addition to a small piece of literary immortality and something resembling glory in the realm known as the blogosphere,” says Susan MacTavish Best, PR rep for Lulu.

The judges will include Cory Doctorow, co-editor of, Roblimo Miller of, and Paul Jones, founder of

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