Five reasons why 2017 is the year to publish your book

Posted on December 27, 2016 under iUniverse Advice
 
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    As 2016 draws to an end, iUniverse presents 5 reasons why 2017 is the year to turn that manuscript into a published book.   After a year of political strife, social disorder, and generally unfavorable news, people (i.e. …

Plot-driven vs. Character-driven novels, Part 2

Posted on December 26, 2016 under iUniverse Advice
 
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      iUniverse has been discussing the differences between plot-driven and character-driven novels, and today we give some further examples of each. The earliest novels, and the books we generally read in school, fall into the category of character-driven. …

Louisa Oakley Green gets recognition from Huffington Post!

Posted on December 26, 2016 under iUniverse Advice
 
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        iUniverse author Louisa Oakley Green’s Sightseeing in the Undiscovered Country has recently been named to the Huffington Post’s Best Self-Published Books of 2016! Here’s Louisa to tell us more about her book and her journey as …

Plot-driven vs. Character-driven novels

Posted on December 22, 2016 under iUniverse Advice
 
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          As we’ve stated before, the genres that sell the most books are Romance, Mystery, Self-help, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, and Horror. What you will notice about three of these — horror, sci-fi/fantasy, and mystery – is that the …

Reviews and Feedback from iUniverse authors!

Posted on December 18, 2016 under iUniverse Advice
 
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            iUniverse is proud to list some of the great feedback and testimonials we’ve received! Ariane Page, Love Them Back to LIFE “What I preferred with iUniverse is their dedicated editing team and of course …

iUniverse presents Great Christmas Watching

Posted on December 13, 2016 under iUniverse Advice
 
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              In a previous post, iUniverse discussed several books that we recommend at this time of year, as they are redolent of good Christmas cheer. Today, we take this focus to the world of …

Farin Powell talks about her new legal thriller, “The Judge”

Posted on December 12, 2016 under iUniverse Advice
 
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                iUniverse introduces Ms. Farin Powell, who tells us about her exciting thriller, “The Judge”, as well as her literary inspirations.   Please tell us about your book . . . Three ex-convicts, …

iUniverse presents Great Christmas Reading

Posted on December 9, 2016 under iUniverse Advice
 
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                  Now that we are well ensconced in the Christmas season, iUniverse thought we would recommend some pleasant reading to reinforce your Yuletide cheer. At this time of year, we often get …

3 solid tips for getting more words on paper

Posted on December 5, 2016 under iUniverse Advice
 
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                    iUniverse would like to address a topic which few writers are comfortable talking about – which is, the simple fact that words are difficult to produce and that lengths of …

iUniverse presents 5 more “one-hit wonders”

Posted on December 4, 2016 under iUniverse Advice
 
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                      Continuing from Part One, iUniverse here lists five more “one hit wonders” of the world of literature – authors who are remembered for one book that has given them …

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