Nathan Bransford: Literary Agent and Author

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Aug
17
2015

Creativity tip: When you need inspiration, figure out what you need to know

I'm on record saying writer's block doesn't exist.When I say that, I'm not saying that you won't experience a feeling of idea-lessness or that life circumstances will never get in the way of your writ...

Jul
31
2015

How to know when to leave your agent

Not sure what's in the air these days (well, besides nitrogen, oxygen, argon, and the smell of hot dogs seriously where is that coming from), but I've heard from several authors who are wondering whet...

Jul
29
2015

How should authors be paid?

There was an interesting kerfuffle recently as Amazon began transitioning some royalties over to pages read, as opposed to downloads. Will Oremus is one who thinks it makes sense.It got me thinking. H...

Jul
27
2015

The last few weeks in books 7/27/15

Photo by me. I'm on Instagram here.It has been a while!My time has been stretched in the past few weeks due to travel and moving (to Manhattan of all places), but I am now hoping to return to a semi-r...

Jul
10
2015

Comic-Con here I come!

I'm psyched to be returning to Comic-Con this weekend for two incredible panels!Check these out...Tomorrow at 6pm PT in 25ABC I'm going to be hosting a panel on choosing the right publishing path for ...

Jun
16
2015

I miss the blogosphere

Where have all the bloggers gone? Long time passing. I want to know.I miss the blogosphere.There was a time, between 2007-2009, when everyone had a blog. It was peak blog. Blogspot and Wordpress. Blog...