iUniverse presents tips on travel writing – Part I

Posted on February 25, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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    Travel writing represents the blending of those who love self-expression and those who love experience. Not surprisingly, many people possess both qualities! Writing about travel also suits authors who are not fiction writers, and who prefer non-fiction, memoirs, …

iUniverse presents tips on writing Romance novels, Part 3

Posted on February 18, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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      Having discussed characters, dialogue, settings, and word counts, today iUniverse turns to conflicts and cultural differences. As you probably know, conflict is an inevitable part of a relationship, and adds a considerable bit of “spice” to your …

iUniverse presents tips on writing Romance novels, Part 2

Posted on February 14, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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        In Part One, iUniverse looked at dialogue and setting as important aspects of your Romance novel. Today, iUniverse focuses on characterization and word count. Characterization: Characters: must have depth, and this is especially relevant in a …

iUniverse presents tips on writing Romance novels

Posted on February 10, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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          With the approach of Valentine’s Day, we at iUniverse thought we would get into the spirit of the season! One of the most popular – i.e. salable – genres in the world of reading is …

iUniverse presents tips for writing a cookbook

Posted on February 5, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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            For those who share a passion for writing and cooking, a cookbook is the ideal combination. It is an opportunity to share your love of food with the world. To help you along, iUniverse …

African-American poets through the centuries

Posted on February 1, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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              We at iUniverse would like to honor Black History month by taking a look at three African-American poets. We’ve chosen one excellent poet from each of the preceding centuries, to celebrate black poetry …

iUniverse presents writing tips from F. Scott Fitzgerald

Posted on January 29, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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                F. Scott Fitzgerald’s reputation soared in the 1920s’ with novels such as Tender is the Night and This Side of Paradise, and his The Great Gatsby remains one of the most canonical …

iUniverse presents guidance on word counts

Posted on January 22, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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                  One of the most daunting aspects of writing a novel is the sheer amount of words required. For most people, the most they’ve ever written has been their final research paper …

Monet Hall discusses “Finding Grace” and recent interview!

Posted on January 20, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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                    iUniverse author Monet Hall discusses her new book, Finding Grace, as well as her recent interview with San Antonio Living! Please briefly describe your book . . . Finding Grace …

Tips on writing Regency fiction — Part Two

Posted on January 15, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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                      In our first installment, iUniverse outlined the hierarchies in Regency England as well as the importance of social norms. Today, we look at the day-to-day lives of people in …

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