Nathan Bransford: Literary Agent and Author

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Apr
20
2015

The last few months in books 4/19/15

Photo by me. I'm on Instagram here.Remind me not to announce job changes on April Fool's Day.But to circle back, yes, it's real that I'm now working for a hedge fund. I know! I'm hoping that blogging ...

Apr
14
2015

Loner in the Garret: A Guest Post from Jennifer R. Hubbard

Nathan here! Jennifer Hubbard is a former client of mine, and someone who has written some of my favorite books of all time. I invited her to guest post about her new nonfiction book for writers, Lone...

Apr
06
2015

What was your favorite experience meeting a writer?

I've been wildly fortunate over the years to have met some of my very favorite authors and have befriended many others. Working in publishing and then going to conferences as a writer is often an exer...

Apr
02
2015

Five things Melissa Grey learned while writing The Girl at Midnight

Nathan here! My friend Melissa Grey's new novel The Girl at Midnight will be published on April 28th, and it's already received starred reviews from Kirkus and Booklist. I invited her to write a guest...

Apr
01
2015

Job change!

Big change!Today is my last day at Freelancers Union, on Monday I'm entering the world of finance and will be working for a hedge fund. Having worked now in publishing, tech, the nonprofit sector, and...

Mar
19
2015

4 ways to avoid screenplayizing your novel

One of my favorite jokes on The Office is when Dwight Schrute boasts, "I know everything about film. I've seen over 240 of them."It's funny because it sounds reasonable at first, but then you rea...