Jerry McDermott and his third iU book, “Choices: For Our Eternal Home”

Posted on March 21, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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    iUniverse talks with author Jerry McDermott, who has just published his third book with us, called Choices: For Our Eternal Home. Please tell us about your book and yourself . . . My book, Choices: For Our Eternal …

iUniverse presents tips for writing Autobiographies

Posted on March 15, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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      Today, iUniverse talks about writing autobiographies. Just a quick note on terminology: memoirs and autobiographies are two different things. Memoirs focus on a certain period of someone’s life; for example, if Paul McCartney were to write a …

Five reasons why 2017 is the year to publish your book

Posted on March 10, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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        As 2017 enters full swing, iUniverse presents 5 reasons why this year is the year to turn your manuscript into a published book. One: After a year of political strife, social disorder, and generally unfavorable news, …

iUniverse Presents Academic vs Creative Writing

Posted on March 8, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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          In school, especially secondary education and then university, we chiefly learned what is called “academic writing”. This pertains to writing essays, term papers, reports, and even dissertations. iUniverse wishes to call attention to the fact …

iUniverse presents tips on travel writing – Part II

Posted on March 1, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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            iUniverse is pleased to continue its tips on travel writing, with concrete, practical advice that will help your tales stand out. Delight is in the details. As stated in Part I, you will probably …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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