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Publishing Insanity Continues As Mom Blog Gets Deal

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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WHAT SHAFRIR AND GROSE ARE GETTING God, I Hate Them SO MUCH A mere month after a book based on popular website Stuff White People Like was sold to Random House for a rumored $350k comes word of another blog-to-print deal. Postcards From Yo Momma, a website that runs user-submitted e-mails and chat transcripts from real moms, is being turned into a hardcover work of literature by the people at Hyperion, publishing next April. While actual numbers are unavailable, the site's creators, Brooklyn-based writers Doree Shafrir (New York Observer) and Jessica Grose (Jezebel), are said to have received a comfortable (if not as stratospheric as the White People transaction) sum. And they deserve it! It's not everyone who can just open another e-mail account and then slap up the responses onto a free Tumblr blog and turn it into COLD HARD CASH while sitting around drinking Martinis and gossiping about boys. Bitches.

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