Nathan Bransford: Literary Agent and Author

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Jun
16
2015

I miss the blogosphere

Where have all the bloggers gone? Long time passing. I want to know.I miss the blogosphere.There was a time, between 2007-2009, when everyone had a blog. It was peak blog. Blogspot and Wordpress. Blog...

Jun
08
2015

What I learned about writing from a broken tooth

I recently had quite a health ordeal, and for some reason it reminded me of writing and publishing. Probably because everything does. Bear with me on this one.A month back, while in the early days of ...

Jun
03
2015

How do you keep track of your ideas?

The first rule of inspiration is that the best ideas come to you in the precise moment when you are least equipped to write them down.How do you make sure you don't lose those ideas? How do you keep t...

May
22
2015

The best way to thank a writer: write a review

Read a book you love and want to let the author know how much you enjoyed their work?Do it publicly. Write a review.It's hard out there for a writer. There is a vast ocean of books, and making yours s...

May
20
2015

How will you publish your work in progress? The results!

With the obvious caveats that this isn't scientific, different audiences, etc., here are the results! How are we planning to publish our work in progress? Let's find out.After very similar results in ...

May
18
2015

What's in a finished novel should represent a mere fraction of your ideas

You've probably heard the old writing adage "kill your darlings." What this means, essentially, is that you shouldn't be so attached to something in your novel, whether it's a passage of beautiful pro...