1. How Writers Can Improve Their Submission Process (And Get Fewer Rejections)


    May 20, 2015 by Nathaniel Tower

    Ten years ago, I was a hotshot writer. Of course I was a hotshot. I was a writer. That not …
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  2. 12 Signs You Aren’t Really a Writer


    May 12, 2015 by Nathaniel Tower

    Like every other writer in the world except maybe Stephen King, J.K. Rowling, and that woman who wrote those rapey …
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  3. On Writing in a Hurry (Or Not)


    April 19, 2015 by Nathaniel Tower


    I began working on my current novel-in-progress over seven years ago. Back in 2013, I made the noble goal to have …
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  4. 5 Reasons Why Submission Fees Really Aren’t the Scourge of the Publishing World


    April 2, 2015 by Nathaniel Tower

    If you want to piss off a writer, charge a submission fee. It seems like nothing bothers writers more than …
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  5. On Ending With Death


    March 21, 2015 by Nathaniel Tower

    The leading cause of death in unpublished fiction is the end of the story. Oftentimes, these deaths are inexplicably violent, …
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  6. On Multitasking, Writing, and Joggling


    March 8, 2015 by Nathaniel Tower

    treadmill joggling

    I have taken multitasking to a new level. About a week ago, I accomplished a feat previously unknown to humankind. …
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  7. 5 Reasons Your Book Isn’t Selling


    February 24, 2015 by Nathaniel Tower

    So you just had a new book published. Congratulations, by the way. Huge accomplishment. How did you celebrate? A week …
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