Nathan Bransford: Literary Agent and Author

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Dec
08
2014

Will you ever buy mostly e-books? The results!

It seems that one-fourth of the population just really, really likes paper books.For the fourth consecutive year we are seeing a steady number of people willing to risk the displeasure of our future r...

Dec
01
2014

Will you ever buy mostly e-books?

Eighth! Annual! Poll!I think we need a moment, guys. Eighth. Annual. Some of you probably voted in the first poll, or maybe you missed that one and voted in the second or third, but holy cow! Where di...

Nov
18
2014

What the cover of "About a Girl" says about today's publishing world

The traditional publishing industry is located in one of the most liberal cities in America. On the whole its employees skew left.Still, while homosexuality has been explored in YA novels for quite so...

Nov
17
2014

Amazon vs. Hachette: It's over

It's over.Long story short, Hachette won the ability to set its own prices, and the deal roughly aligns with the one Amazon negotiated with Simon & Schuster.Here are some of the reactions around t...

Oct
28
2014

Everything you need for NaNoWriMo

Na-No! *Clap Clap*Wri-Mo! *Clap Clap*Na-No! *Clap Clap*Wri-Mo! *Clap Clap*Yes, it's that time of year! Time for tens of thousands intrepid souls to ignore friends, family and pumpkin spice everything ...

Oct
27
2014

In which I took an unplanned but happy break from writing

This happened! I'm on Instagram here.I didn't intend to take nearly a month off of blogging and writing entirely, but that is exactly what ended up happening. Thank you for your inquiries. The missing...