Nathan Bransford: Literary Agent and Author

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Apr
23
2014

What was the inspiration for the title of your WIP?

Titles are tricky.A great title can catapult a book, a bad title, well, the worst are probably just dull.How did you think of the title of your WIP or last project?My current WIP is untitled, but I na...

Apr
22
2014

I'm offering editing and consultations!

One of the things I loved most about being a literary agent for eight years was working with authors on revisions, and I'm very excited to get back to those roots.After a (very fun) experiment to test...

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...