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Nathan Bransford is the author of JACOB WONDERBAR AND THE COSMIC SPACE KAPOW, a middle grade novel about three kids who blast off into space, break the universe, and have to find their way back home, which will be published by Dial Books for Young Readers in May 2011. He was formerly a literary agent with Curtis Brown Ltd., but is now a publishing civilian working in the tech industry. He lives in San Francisco.
1. How Long Does it Take You to Finish a Draft?


This one is inspired by writersink in the Forums, who asks: How long does it take for you to finish a draft/WIP?

And if you haven't yet finished: How long have you been working on your work in progress?

For me personally, it usually takes me between 6-8 months to write a novel. I've written four now (the first is unpublished and the fourth comes out next year), which kind of blows my mind when I stop and think about how much time that represents.

What about you?

Art: Woman Writing a Letter - Gerard ter Borch the Younger

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