Nathan Bransford: Literary Agent and Author

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Jul
14
2017

This week in books 7/14/17

This week! Books!But first, a programming note. Posts will be a bit sporadic in the next few weeks as I am headed to San Diego for the wonderment known as Comic-Con International, but you can expect s...

Jul
11
2017

Query Critique 7/11/17: Make sure your query is fully baked

If you would like to nominate your query for a future Query Critique, please enter it in this thread in the Forums!Also, if you'd like to test your editing chops, keep your eye on this ...

Jul
10
2017

Superstar editor Krista Marino on championing books and the publishing climate

My friend Krista Marino is a Senior Executive Editor at Delacorte Press (part of Penguin Random House), and is one of the top young adult and middle grade editors in the business. Some of the authors ...

Jun
29
2017

7 things to consider before hiring a career coach

Nathan here! So much is required of authors these days, everything from writing the darn thing to making sure your book is being marketed to managing your social media presence. To be a successful aut...

Jun
28
2017

When did you start writing?

Some people got an early start, some people got a late start. But we all got started somewhere.When did you really start writing?I started in high school, then spent most of my twenties convincing mys...

Jun
27
2017

Page Critique Tuesday: Dial down kids' excitablity

If you would like to nominate your page for a future Page Critique, please enter it in this thread in the Forums!Also, if you'd like to test your editing chops, keep your eye on this ar...