iUniverse Celebrates Eric Hoffer Award winners for 2017!

Posted on May 24, 2017 under iUniverse News
 
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    iUniverse congratulates its recent Honorable Mentions and Finalists for the Eric Hoffer Awards! The Eric Hoffer Award honors the memory of the great American philosopher Eric Hoffer by highlighting salient writing, as well as the independent spirit of …

Time Kills All Plots!

Posted on May 23, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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      A common saying in the world of sales is, “Time kills all deals”, and we can paraphrase this by saying, “Time kills all plots!” When writing a novel, one dimension which is often ignored by writers is …

James D. Rasmussen’s thriller, “Redemption of a City”

Posted on May 18, 2017 under Author Blogs
 
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        iUniverse author James D. Rasmussen talks about his new thriller, Redemption of a City, along with his upcoming sequel! Please briefly describe your book . . . Redemption of a City is a fictional story of …

iUniverse presents Tips for Screenwriting Part IV

Posted on May 16, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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          iUniverse has thus far brought you three installments on screenwriting. We have focused on the structure and process of writing a screenplay, though today the focus will be on some of the broader concerns involved …

Veteran iU author Joseph Dorris and “Salmon River Kid”

Posted on May 12, 2017 under Author Blogs
 
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            Veteran iUniverse author Joseph Dorris discusses his new book, Salmon River Kid, as well as his Idaho Sheepeater series. I was raised in McCall, Idaho near the wilderness of which I write. Had a …

Part 3 of iUniverse’s Tips for Screenwriting!

Posted on May 9, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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              iUniverse is delighted to continue our discussion of screenwriting. Today we will address how to create an outline for your film. Thus far, we have been speaking of loglines and how to create …

Sandra Scheller and “Try to Remember — Never Forget”

Posted on May 8, 2017 under Author Blogs
 
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                iUniverse author Sandra Scheller talks about Try to Remember – Never Forget, her book about the childhood Holocaust experiences of her mother, Ruth Goldschmiedova Sax. Sandra also mentions the excellent accolades she …

My book-signing at the L.A. Times Festival of Books!

Posted on May 2, 2017 under Author Blogs
 
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                  iUniverse author and Author Solutions employee Tom McKinley shares his thoughts on attending the L.A. Times Festival of Books, held on April 22-23. I recently had the pleasure of attending the …

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                    iUniverse author M.L. Becker won two awards for her book, Iron O’Brian, at the recent IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards. Congratulations!   The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards™ are administered by the …

iUniverse’s Tips for Screenwriting — Part 2

Posted on May 2, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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                      Welcome back to iUniverse’s second screenwriting article. In our first segment, we discussed high-concept pitches and the “logline”, which encapsulates your film in one memorable sentence or three sentences …

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