Today I work for Cracked full-time. Last month, I signed my first book deal, with Plume Publishing. And I'm far from the only Cracked writer who started out pitching articles and eventually used my work here as a springboard to a stack of cash and my very own ISBN number: David Wong, Kathy Benjamin, Robert Brockway, Asher Cantrell, Dan O'freaking Brien, Jacopo Della Quercia, C. Coville, Wayne Gladstone, and Winston Rowntree have all signed book deals over the last few years. Some of them multiple times.
*deep breath* St. Martin's Griffin, Adams Media, Tor Books, Adams Media, Three Rivers Press, St. Martin's Griffin, Adams Media, Thomas Dunne Books, Three Rivers Press
You. This could be you.