Tips for writing short stories, Part 3

Posted on June 21, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
Short stories

    In this final installment of our short story seminar, iUniverse discusses the formula behind an effective short story and also provides a reading list of exemplary tales. Formula. The formula for composing a good short story is based …

Three more tips for writing short stories!

Posted on June 14, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
Short stories

      iUniverse returns with Part 2 of our short story workshop. As Edgar Allan Poe said, a short story should be able to be read in one sitting. Keeping this in mind, today we will discuss what type …

iUniverse presents tips for writing short stories

Posted on June 7, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
Short stories

        iUniverse loves a good short story. While short stories traditionally do not sell as well as novels, the short story is very important as a concise way of showcasing a writer’s craft. In this digital age, …

Four Stalling Techniques Writers Should Avoid

Posted on May 30, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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          As a writer, don’t consider yourself to be above needing a push or a helping hand now and then. Writing may be a solitary act, but few successful writers make it alone. And sometimes, that …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 at most. …

iUniverse presents tips for Screenwriting – Part I

Posted on April 26, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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                    Screenwriting is an extremely appealing pursuit, both in financial terms and for the sheer enjoyment of doing it. iUniverse is delighted to help you along this road, with four separate …

For Sci-fi Writers: Writing about the Not-so-distant Future

Posted on April 19, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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                      Science-fiction writers who are looking for inspiration need look no further than most daily news reports, especially if they wish to write about Earth in the not-so-distant future. The …

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