iUniverse presents Great Biographies, Part One

Posted on October 22, 2016 under iUniverse Advice

    iUniverse has already offered tips on writing biographies, and we now follow by celebrating some very notable works in this genre. Beginning with the classic Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell, iUniverse will take you through several …

Violetta Armour Talks about Her Recognition and Awards!

Posted on October 18, 2016 under Author Blogs

      iUniverse author Violetta Armour returns to tell us about the fantastic progress of her book, I’ll Always Be With You, including two national awards and stellar reviews! Violetta blogged with us one year ago (see here) when …

Tips on adding depth to characters

Posted on October 17, 2016 under iUniverse Advice

        Characterization is one of the most difficult aspects of writing a novel. Charles Dickens made it look easy, but for most of us, creating life-like characters is no easy task. Nevertheless, a character who really “lives” …

iUniverse presents tips for the Foreword, Preface, and Introduction

Posted on October 12, 2016 under iUniverse Advice

          Readers often wonder why they have to sift through page after page when they want to get to Chapter 1. As it turns out, these sections do have importance, which iUniverse looks forward to explaining …

iUniverse presents tips for writing spy novels, part 2

Posted on October 7, 2016 under iUniverse Advice

            iUniverse continues with its discussion of how to write great spy fiction. Here are some further recommendations from iUniverse: Rival organizations: a rival organization should be shrouded in mystery. If it is a foreign …

iUniverse presents tips on writing espionage

Posted on October 5, 2016 under iUniverse Advice

              The espionage genre has been popular since the early 1900s, owing to the international rivalries between European powers that resulted in World War I. Since then, it has flourished through the Cold War …

Author C.C. Rae Gives Great Review of iUniverse and Self-Publishing!

Posted on October 4, 2016 under iUniverse Advice

                iUniverse author C.C. Rae has kindly written to iUniverse to give a review about her publishing experience. C.C.’s book, Hidden Magic, is a sci-fi/fantasy thriller and is making great strides — it …

Part 2 of our Interview with Romance Novelist Claudia Pemberton

Posted on October 3, 2016 under Author Blogs

                  Romance novelist Claudia Pemberton tells us more about her book, Love Leads the Way, and her publishing experience. What is the one message you would like to convey to your readers? …

iUniverse presents 5 self-publishing Do’s and Don’ts

Posted on September 30, 2016 under iUniverse Advice
do' s and don'ts

                    iUniverse wants to give you every advantage as a writer. With this in mind, we’ve put together the following easy-to-remember suggestions: Front covers: DON’T design the cover yourself. Unless you …

Romance novelist Claudia Pemberton’s “Love Leads the Way”

Posted on September 29, 2016 under Author Blogs

                      iUniverse gives a warm welcome to romance novelist Claudia Pemberton, who has just published her second book, Love Leads the Way. The novel follows her first book, Love Leaves …

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