Michael Eging and “The Silver Horn Echoes”

Posted on September 20, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
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    iUniverse’s Michael Eging tells us about The Silver Horn Echoes, a work of historical fiction set in medieval Europe.   Please briefly describe your book . . . The Silver Horn Echoes: A Song of Roland was inspired …

Suggestions for Bedtime Reading

Posted on September 20, 2017 under iUniverse Advice

      We at iUniverse are indeed book lovers, and we fully know the pleasures of climbing into bed with a good book before drifting off to quiet slumbers. At the same time, our experience and research shows that …

iUniverse presents Writers Lost and Found: Lawrence Durrell

Posted on September 13, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
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        iUniverse loves the opportunity to re-illuminate writers which we hold in high esteem but who have fallen from fame. As iUniverse has said before, the academic literary establishment has caused many writers of merit to lose …

iUniverse presents Writers Lost and Found: R.A. Lafferty

Posted on September 6, 2017 under iUniverse Advice

          iUniverse has noted in a previous article that the sci-fi/fantasy genre is one of the best-selling genres worldwide, ranking just under mystery and self-help. Today, we would like to encourage you to explore the novels …

How to Write a Press Release

Posted on September 1, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
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            As an author, you will definitely want to get news out to reporters and media about your accomplishments – the publication of your book, any reviews, book signings, and interviews. The most direct way …

Great Literary Works of Early America

Posted on August 30, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
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              In honor of July 4th, we thought we’d talk a bit about the early literature of our country, especially some books and writers that we no longer read in school. Even in these …

Writers Lost and Found: John Galsworthy

Posted on August 23, 2017 under iUniverse Advice

                iUniverse continues with its presentation of writers who, despite falling from popularity, still offer great rewards for readers. Today we will discuss the literature of John Galsworthy, a British writer from the …

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 …

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 …

iUniverse presents Writers Lost and Found: Robert Herrick

Posted on July 30, 2017 under iUniverse Advice

                      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 …

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