How Writing for Publication Really Works

We love the titles of this writer’s (Nathan Bransford) books. Jacob Wonderbar and the Cosmic Space Kapow. Jacob Wonderbar for President of the Universe. Jacob Wonderbar and the Interstellar Time Warp. Someday we’re going to have to read them. Till then, we have this:

The Publishing Process in GIF Form – by Nathan Bransford

At first you’re thinking of writing a novel and you’re all…

But then you have an idea!

And you go…

But then you hit page 50 and you’re all….

And then you hit page 75 and you’re all…

But you power through!!

And then you’re finished!!! You have finished a novel!!

Only then find out you have to start querying agents.

So you write your query letter…

You obsess over it…

And then you send it out to agents and you’re all…

Then a couple of days go by and you’re all…

And…

And…

But then you hear from your first agent!! And you’re all…

And…
This man works hard for the money, that’s for sure. (And for the no-money too.) Awesome.