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Nathan Bransford
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My blog should now be safe for Outlook
One of the unintended consequences of my switch to MailChimp was that I crashed the poor unsuspecting Outlook users out there. Sorry! I mean you no harm! This should now be fixed. If it is not, please let me know and I shall work on another fix ASAP. And if...
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Are "brows" disappearing?
I make no secret of my love for the TV spectacle otherwise known as "The Bachelor." We have had some incredible journeys together. And yes, I'm in it for the right reasons. What I love about "The Bachelor" is that it manages to transcend its utterly insane ...
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You are currently staring at the cause for the world becoming "Ünibrow" for better or worse.  Pends on your side of the coin.
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Just say no to head jumping.
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When the Internet attacks
New York Times magazine has a fascinating article about people whose lives have been destroyed by ill-considered moments on the Internet and the virtual lynch mobs that descended upon them, something I've posted about in the past . I find this phenomenon pr...
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Harper Lee to publish a new novel
You guys. YOU GUYS. Here's the story . Wow.
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Although I'd have loved to read about Harper Lee's new book any other time, I didn't excitedly click the link for the purpose :/
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Will you ever buy mostly e-books? The results of my 8th annual poll are in! 
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What is the future of bookstores?
There was some good news in bookstoreland this week as beloved San Francisco science fiction and fantasy bookstore Borderlands announced that they would be able to stay open at least another year thanks to a successful (and unique) crowdfunding and sponsors...
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New email subscriptions! And more!
After many many lost years not really tending to my blog's e-mail subscriptions, I have finally made the jump to Mailkimp ... er... MailChimp , so those of you who subscribe via email should be receiving an email that looks rather better and hopefully does ...
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4 tips for handling multiple perspectives in a third person narrative
One of the biggest challenges with third person narratives is how to balance multiple perspectives. This isn't always something beginning writers give much thought. Third person is third person, right? Can't you just jump from one character to another as yo...
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The last indeterminate number of weeks in books 2/17/15
Photo by me. I'm on Instagram here . Hello! Nice to see you again. After completing several different projects that were consuming a large portion of my time I'm hoping to now return to more normal blogging activities. Famous last words. Anyway! I've been s...
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Have you listened to "Serial?" What do you think?
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how do you do? i'm sheelan ,from kurdistan i need help i need a book about (the impact of classroom setting and school in teching English)
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8th annual poll! Have you submitted to our coming e-book overlords?
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Senior Director of Product Development
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  • Freelancers Union
    Senior Director of Product Development, 2013 - present
  • CNET
    Social Media Manager, 2010 - 2013
  • Curtis Brown Ltd.
    Literary Agent, 2002 - 2010
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Senior Director of Product Development at Freelancers Union. Author of 'How to Write a Novel' and the 'Jacob Wonderbar' series
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Which book do you wish were turned into a movie? | Nathan Bransford, Author
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Bill Watterson on life and creativity | Nathan Bransford, Author
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at fifty | Nathan Bransford, Author
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The Past Few Week in Books 7/18/14 | Nathan Bransford, Author
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The real solution to Amazon vs. Hachette | Nathan Bransford, Author
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Are you optimistic about the future of books? | Nathan Bransford, Author
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