African-American poets through the centuries

Posted on February 1, 2017 under iUniverse Advice

    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 through the ages! Phillis Wheatley: …

iUniverse presents writing tips from F. Scott Fitzgerald

Posted on January 29, 2017 under iUniverse Advice

      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 works of American Literature. While …

iUniverse presents guidance on word counts

Posted on January 22, 2017 under iUniverse Advice

        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 at university, and they realize …

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 is a play by play …

Tips on writing Regency fiction — Part Two

Posted on January 15, 2017 under iUniverse Advice

            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 this era and potential types …

The Six Sigma approach to writing your book

Posted on January 13, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
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              Those who work in operations departments or logistics will be familiar with “Six Sigma”, a methodology of process improvement and overall efficiency. Developed in the 1980s by Motorola and Toyota, Six Sigma aims …

Tips on writing Regency fiction

Posted on January 8, 2017 under iUniverse Advice

                Over the past three decades, an immense interest has been taken in novels that take place during the Regency period, i.e. the early 1800s in England. Today, iUniverse provides guidance on how …

Suggestions on Reading – To Improve your Writing! Part 2

Posted on January 3, 2017 under iUniverse Advice

                  In our first installment, iUniverse discussed ways to find time in our extremely frenetic schedules to read and finish a book. Today, iUniverse gives advice on what to read in order …

iUniverse presents Suggestions on Reading – To Improve your Writing!

Posted on December 30, 2016 under iUniverse Advice

                    It is difficult to think of a writer who doesn’t enjoy reading. iUniverse can quote a myriad of authors who have enthusiastically stated their love of reading, though one of …

Five reasons why 2017 is the year to publish your book

Posted on December 27, 2016 under iUniverse Advice

                      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 …

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