Nathan Bransford: Literary Agent and Author

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Apr
19
2014

Writing Advice Database

UPDATED 4/19/14Here is a compendium of the top writing advice posts on the blog. Of course, the best source is my guide How to Write a Novel: 47 Rules for Writing a Stupendously Awesome Novel You...

Apr
17
2014

Steven Salmon on writing with cerebral palsy

At the Wisconsin Writer's Institute a few weeks back I had the pleasure of meeting Steven Salmon, a blog reader with Cerebral Palsy who has published three books, an impressive output not least of whi...

Apr
15
2014

Self-publishing vs. Traditional: Some Straight Talk

I'm thrilled to have a guest post from Natalie Whipple, one of my former clients, who is now a "hybrid" author with experience with both traditional and self-publishing. She is the author of Transpare...

Apr
11
2014

The Past Few Weeks in Books 4/11/14

Downtown Brooklyn. I'm on Instagram hereIt's been an interesting past few weeks! I had a fantastic time at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Writers' Institute, great meeting all of the writers ther...

Apr
07
2014

8 ways to know if you have a good agent

The author/agent relationship can be a tricky one. There are good agents and bad agents out there, and yet from the author's perspective it can be very difficult to know which type you have. Many auth...

Apr
03
2014

What I've learned from the sales of How to Write a Novel

One of the best parts about self-publishing is getting nearly real-time data on how and where your book is selling. I'm not one of those writers who feels comfortable posting my exact sales and royalt...