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 – particularly successful ones – are superb …

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 in mind, today we begin a series …

More tips on writing a great self-help book!

Posted on July 5, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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        In our previous post, iUniverse looked at three crucial aspects of writing self-help books, and today we continue with more helpful guidance. Include anecdotes and experiences from other people. Stories about yourself are of course very …

Three tips on writing self-help books

Posted on June 28, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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          Books about self-help are one of the five top-selling genres in the world. Revenues from self-help books continue to reach nearly $1 billion per year. So what makes this genre so popular, and how can …

Tips for writing short stories, Part 3

Posted on June 21, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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            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 …

Three more tips for writing short stories!

Posted on June 14, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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              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 …

iUniverse presents tips for writing short stories

Posted on June 7, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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                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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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