iUniverse presents special tips for writing a biography

Posted on March 22, 2017 under iUniverse Advice

    Biography increasingly ranks high among intelligent readers as a favourite genre. A great biography can show a new dimension of its subject or illuminate someone’s life for the public eye. You should choose someone that you find fascinating, …

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 …

iUniverse presents tips for writing Autobiographies

Posted on March 15, 2017 under iUniverse Advice

        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 …

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 …

iUniverse Presents Academic vs Creative Writing

Posted on March 8, 2017 under iUniverse Advice

            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 …

iUniverse presents tips on travel writing – Part II

Posted on March 1, 2017 under iUniverse Advice

              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 …

iUniverse presents tips on travel writing – Part I

Posted on February 25, 2017 under iUniverse Advice

                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 …

iUniverse presents tips on writing Romance novels, Part 3

Posted on February 18, 2017 under iUniverse Advice

                  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 …

iUniverse presents tips on writing Romance novels, Part 2

Posted on February 14, 2017 under iUniverse Advice

                    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 …

iUniverse presents tips on writing Romance novels

Posted on February 10, 2017 under iUniverse Advice

                      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 …

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