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by Nathan Bransford
June 3rd, 2018, 8:17 pm
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: Marketing Information?
Replies: 2
Views: 582

Re: Marketing Information?

Hi Clio, I talk about that in this post: https://blog.nathanbransford.com/2018/0 ... k-proposal
by Nathan Bransford
March 4th, 2018, 11:53 am
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: help selecting a print-on-demand publisher
Replies: 1
Views: 1567

Re: help selecting a print-on-demand publisher

Hi Jerry,

Are you dead-set on hardcover? I would check out CreateSpace and Ingram Spark, where the publishing process is pretty straightforward.
by Nathan Bransford
November 17th, 2017, 2:49 pm
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: I am a very old dog .....
Replies: 2
Views: 2396

Re: I am a very old dog .....

Don't worry about the flavor of the moment. Instead, write what you love, make it as good as possible, and let the chips fall where they may!
by Nathan Bransford
September 16th, 2017, 12:41 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Waiting
Replies: 3
Views: 3337

Re: Waiting

Waiting is absolutely the worst part. 1,000% agree.
by Nathan Bransford
September 16th, 2017, 12:40 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Thoughts on a male protagonist written by female
Replies: 5
Views: 4038

Re: Thoughts on a male protagonist written by female

To me it's all in the execution -- I've read some terrific books that were written by women and feature a male protagonist, and you simply lose yourself in the narrative. When I was an agent especially, I also read ones that missed the mark. I do think this question goes both ways though. What do yo...
by Nathan Bransford
July 14th, 2017, 10:02 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Monsters - A Survey
Replies: 4
Views: 4044

Re: Monsters - A Survey

I tend to want to know things in general rather than for them to be left vague. I would vote for fully, visually described.
by Nathan Bransford
July 9th, 2017, 4:14 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Query Critique 7/11/17
Replies: 1
Views: 4194

Query Critique 7/11/17

Want to see how your editing approach compares to mine? Below is the query up for critique on the blog tomorrow, July 11th. Feel free to chime in with comments, create your own redline (please note the "font colour" button above the posting box, which looks like a drop of ink), and otherwise offer f...
by Nathan Bransford
June 26th, 2017, 10:09 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Page Critique Tuesday 6/27/17
Replies: 3
Views: 2365

Page Critique Tuesday 6/27/17

Below is the page up for critique on the blog on Tuesday, June 13th. Feel free to chime in with comments, create your own redline (please note the "font colour" button above the posting box, which looks like a drop of ink), and otherwise offer feedback. When offering your feedback, please please rem...
by Nathan Bransford
June 19th, 2017, 10:09 am
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Query Critique 6/20/17
Replies: 1
Views: 1838

Query Critique 6/20/17

Want to see how your editing approach compares to mine? Below is the query up for critique on the blog tomorrow, June 20th. Feel free to chime in with comments, create your own redline (please note the "font colour" button above the posting box, which looks like a drop of ink), and otherwise offer f...
by Nathan Bransford
June 12th, 2017, 5:38 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Page Critique Tuesday 6/13
Replies: 1
Views: 2035

Page Critique Tuesday 6/13

Want to see how your editing approach compares to mine? Below is the page up for critique on the blog on Tuesday, June 13th. Feel free to chime in with comments, create your own redline (please note the "font colour" button above the posting box, which looks like a drop of ink), and otherwise offer ...
by Nathan Bransford
June 8th, 2017, 3:05 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: virtual workshop/editor
Replies: 1
Views: 3281

Re: virtual workshop/editor

Hi fuzzy, feel free to reach out to me and I can connect you. nathan@nathanbransford.com
by Nathan Bransford
June 5th, 2017, 8:01 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Query Critique 6/6/17
Replies: 1
Views: 1950

Query Critique 6/6/17

Want to see how your editing approach compares to mine? Below is the query up for critique on the blog tomorrow, June 6th. Feel free to chime in with comments, create your own redline (please note the "font colour" button above the posting box, which looks like a drop of ink), and otherwise offer fe...
by Nathan Bransford
May 29th, 2017, 9:42 am
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Page critique 5/30/17
Replies: 2
Views: 1501

Page critique 5/30/17

Want to see how your editing approach compares to mine? Below is the page up for critique on the blog on Tuesday, May 30th. Feel free to chime in with comments, create your own redline (please note the "font colour" button above the posting box, which looks like a drop of ink), and otherwise offer f...
by Nathan Bransford
May 25th, 2017, 9:10 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: How have politics impacted your writing?
Replies: 10
Views: 6006

Re: How have politics impacted your writing?

Yeah, I hear you -- I try to reassure myself that writing is one of the most important things we can do right now (here's my post on that), but it can feel insignificant relative to the moment.
by Nathan Bransford
May 25th, 2017, 8:40 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: How have politics impacted your writing?
Replies: 10
Views: 6006

How have politics impacted your writing?

I recently surveyed my blog readers, and one of the things a lot of people said was to stop talking about politics. But there were also quite a few people who said you can't NOT talk about politics. I've seen so many authors complain about how distracting the political situation is right now and how...