Author uses wiki to help write book

<p>Solicitor and technology consultant Justin Patten has set up a wiki to help him write a book about blogging and social media. A wiki allows online content to be edited and added to by everyday users--the best-known and most successful example of this is Wikipedia. Patten's use of the wiki to publicly amend the writing of his debut book marks the expansion of the collaborative blogger's mentality into the sphere of publishing. "I see this as the future--the wiki has only been online for two weeks, and already people have made comments and amendments that I have found really useful," he sa...

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