Nathan Bransford: Literary Agent and Author

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Apr
26
2017

What's the most prescient book you'e ever read?

Given our political climate, there have been all sorts of reevaluations of classic political dystopias, from It Can't Happen Here to 1984 to The Plot Against America. It got me thinking. Wha...

Apr
25
2017

Query Critique Tuesday: Character, crispness, clarity

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 area! I'll post...

Apr
24
2017

Interview: Brendan Reichs on hitting the NY Times bestseller list and yelling "OBJECTION YOUR HONOR" in courtrooms

Giveaway alert!! Read on to find out how to enter.Brendan Reichs and I became acquainted on ComicCon panels and at various writing conferences and he is a rather nice and gregarious individual, so I w...

Apr
21
2017

This week in books 4/21/17

I grew up in these fields. Follow me on Instagram: @nathanbransfordHello! How are you doing on this lovely Friday?Did I mention the discussion Forums are freshly redesigned and awaiting your visi...

Apr
20
2017

How to determine your price point when self-publishing

One of the great things about self-publishing is that you have control over your price point.Want to experiment? Want to drop the price for a promo? The self-publishing world is your oyster! And, like...

Apr
19
2017

Who is the greatest hero in fiction?

Harry Potter. Alice. James Bond. Frodo Baggins.There are so many great heroes in literature, fictional characters who inspire us, beguile us, and make us wonder how we'd fare in a fictional realm wher...