Anthologize — Turn Your Blog into an eBook

Anthologize is an interesting new WordPress plugin that helps you compile an eBook using posts from your blog. It supports the PDF, ePub and TEI formats.

Anthologize is a free, open-source, plugin that transforms WordPress 3.0 into a platform for publishing electronic texts. Grab posts from your WordPress blog, import feeds from external sites, or create new content directly within Anthologize. Then outline, order, and edit your work, crafting it into a single volume for export in several formats, including—in this release—PDF, ePUB, TEI.

It sounds like Anthologize would be an easy way to take the content you’ve produced over a few years and use it as a basis for an eBook, which you could then distribute through Amazon or iTunes—or in print through somewhere like Lulu.

I’m also reminded of an old idea of mine… I’ve always thought it would be fun to write a “serial novel” in installments posted on a WordPress blog. (i.e. a chapter per post.) Anthologize would be useful in a situation like that, as the finished work could be easily converted to a form suitable for publication in print or through an eBook store.