Making Your Writing “Accessible”

Posted on August 16, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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    Making your writing accessible to readers is arguably the most important quality for an author to remember. When we say “accessible”, we mean “readable and understandable”, rather than “obtainable”. Far too many authors, especially of non-fiction, fall into …

iUniverse presents tips for using the “hook”

Posted on August 14, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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      Creating a good hook is not easy, but it is so essential that it is worth almost any amount of time and energy. The hook is third after front cover and back-cover blurb in the sequence of …

iU’s Ken Patterson and “The Extraterrestrials”

Posted on August 10, 2017 under Author Blogs
 
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        iUniverse author Ken Patterson tells us about his third book, The Extraterrestrials! In an Adventure with the American Army. My new work of humorous fiction is the third book I’ve published. I hold a BA in …

Douglas Gardham, one of iU’s finest, on his writing mentality

Posted on August 7, 2017 under Author Blogs
 
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          iUniverse’s Douglas Gardham, author of The Actor and The Drive In, kindly shares with us an insight into his authorial mentality. I write. That’s what I do. It’s what I’ve always done. Only I didn’t …

iU’s Monique Donyale tells us about new book, “Forgotten Pieces”

Posted on August 3, 2017 under Author Blogs
 
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            iUniverse author Monique Donyale gives us insights into her new self-empowerment book, FORGOTTEN PIECES: A Life Skills Guide for Teens and Young Adults. Can you tell us a little about yourself? I was born …

iUniverse presents Writers Lost and Found: Robert Herrick

Posted on July 30, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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              iUniverse is happy to present a new installment in our “Writers Lost and Found” series, this time turning our attention to poetry. British essayist Sir Francis Bacon once wrote that “Histories make men …

iUniverse presents Writers Lost and Found: Sir Walter Scott

Posted on July 23, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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                In our first “Writers Lost and Found” segment, iUniverse discussed the reasons for why some great writers have been forgotten or increasingly ignored over the years. iUniverse believes that excellent writers – …

Farrah M. Walters and her new release, “Poetic Parenting”

Posted on July 17, 2017 under Author Blogs
 
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                  iUniverse author Farrah M. Walters tells us about her exciting new book, Poetic Parenting. Please briefly describe your book . . . Fictional siblings, Emma and Ken, impart words of wisdom …

iUniverse presents Writers Lost and Found: Somerset Maugham

Posted on July 16, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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                    iUniverse recognises that many writers who have been successful in the past unfortunately no longer receive proper attention. However, we believe that every successful writer is worth examining. With this …

Ari Joshua Bouse gives us “Something to Chew On”

Posted on July 14, 2017 under Author Blogs
 
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                      iUniverse’s Ari Joshua Bouse tells us about Something to Chew On, his new book on mindfulness, meditation, and improving our relationship with Nature. Please briefly describe your book . …

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