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Blogs Scoured for Book Deals

Blogs can rocket ordinary people into sudden notoriety and fame as some book and talent agents trawl blogland to find the next big thing. Dawn Meehan, a stay-at-home mom, started blogging about the everyday rigors of family life and got thousands of readers and a book deal. Kate Lee, a New York book agent, describes how she taps talent in the blogland.

Lee speaks with Renee Montagne.

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