Tips on writing Regency fiction — Part Two

Posted on January 15, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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    In our first installment, iUniverse outlined the hierarchies in Regency England as well as the importance of social norms. Today, we look at the day-to-day lives of people in this era and potential types of characters. Male activities: …

The Six Sigma approach to writing your book

Posted on January 13, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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      Those who work in operations departments or logistics will be familiar with “Six Sigma”, a methodology of process improvement and overall efficiency. Developed in the 1980s by Motorola and Toyota, Six Sigma aims to reduce waste and …

Tips on writing Regency fiction

Posted on January 8, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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        Over the past three decades, an immense interest has been taken in novels that take place during the Regency period, i.e. the early 1800s in England. Today, iUniverse provides guidance on how to write these types …

Recognition for Scheller’s “Try to Remember – Never Forget”

Posted on January 4, 2017 under iUniverse News
 
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          Sandra Scheller’s Try to Remember – Never Forget, written with her mother Ruth Sax, has achieved splendid recognition since its publication in October. The book is the story of Ruth’s endurance of the Holocaust and …

Suggestions on Reading – To Improve your Writing! Part 2

Posted on January 3, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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            In our first installment, iUniverse discussed ways to find time in our extremely frenetic schedules to read and finish a book. Today, iUniverse gives advice on what to read in order to improve your …

Author Perry D. Defiore discusses thriller, “The Paraponera”

Posted on January 3, 2017 under Author Blogs
 
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              iUniverse introduces author Perry D. DeFiore, who talks about The Paraponera, his new sci-fi thriller! Please briefly describe your book . . . Dr. Richard Denton, a brilliant entomologist, is shy, introverted, and …

iUniverse presents Suggestions on Reading – To Improve your Writing!

Posted on December 30, 2016 under iUniverse Advice
 
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                It is difficult to think of a writer who doesn’t enjoy reading. iUniverse can quote a myriad of authors who have enthusiastically stated their love of reading, though one of the most …

Five reasons why 2017 is the year to publish your book

Posted on December 27, 2016 under iUniverse Advice
 
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                  As 2016 draws to an end, iUniverse presents 5 reasons why 2017 is the year to turn that manuscript into a published book.   After a year of political strife, social …

Plot-driven vs. Character-driven novels, Part 2

Posted on December 26, 2016 under iUniverse Advice
 
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                    iUniverse has been discussing the differences between plot-driven and character-driven novels, and today we give some further examples of each. The earliest novels, and the books we generally read in …

Louisa Oakley Green gets recognition from Huffington Post!

Posted on December 26, 2016 under iUniverse Advice
 
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                      iUniverse author Louisa Oakley Green’s Sightseeing in the Undiscovered Country has recently been named to the Huffington Post’s Best Self-Published Books of 2016! Here’s Louisa to tell us more …

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