COVID-19 updates: We are excited to announce that the 2021 Writers' Institute will take place April 8-11, 2021. See the UW–Madison Smart Restart website for information on how the university will welcome students back to campus in fall 2020.
Nathan Bransford is the author of the writing guide How to Write a Novel and the middle-grade novels Jacob Wonderbar and the Cosmic Space Kapow, Jacob Wonderbar for President of the Universe, and Jacob Wonderbar and the Interstellar Time Warp. A former literary agent with Curtis Brown Ltd., he started blogging in 2007 and his blog has consistently been named one of the 101 Best Websites for Writers by Writers Digest. He is now available as an editor and consultant to help authors polish their manuscripts and navigate the publishing process. He lives in Brooklyn.