Tips for writing short stories, Part 3

Posted on June 21, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
Short stories

    In this final installment of our short story seminar, iUniverse discusses the formula behind an effective short story and also provides a reading list of exemplary tales. Formula. The formula for composing a good short story is based …

Three more tips for writing short stories!

Posted on June 14, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
Short stories

      iUniverse returns with Part 2 of our short story workshop. As Edgar Allan Poe said, a short story should be able to be read in one sitting. Keeping this in mind, today we will discuss what type …

iUniverse presents tips for writing short stories

Posted on June 7, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
Short stories

        iUniverse loves a good short story. While short stories traditionally do not sell as well as novels, the short story is very important as a concise way of showcasing a writer’s craft. In this digital age, …

William Allen Burley and “MacKenzie’s Farewell”

Posted on June 6, 2017 under Author Blogs
 
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iUniverse at Book Expo America 2017!

Posted on June 2, 2017 under iUniverse News
 
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            Once again, iUniverse has plenty of space for many shelves of its authors’ excellent books at Book Expo America. This year’s BEA events include Neil Patrick Harris talking about his new book, author breakfasts …

Four Stalling Techniques Writers Should Avoid

Posted on May 30, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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              As a writer, don’t consider yourself to be above needing a push or a helping hand now and then. Writing may be a solitary act, but few successful writers make it alone. And …

iUniverse Celebrates Eric Hoffer Award winners for 2017!

Posted on May 24, 2017 under iUniverse News
 
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                iUniverse congratulates its recent Honorable Mentions and Finalists for the Eric Hoffer Awards! The Eric Hoffer Award honors the memory of the great American philosopher Eric Hoffer by highlighting salient writing, as …

Time Kills All Plots!

Posted on May 23, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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                  A common saying in the world of sales is, “Time kills all deals”, and we can paraphrase this by saying, “Time kills all plots!” When writing a novel, one dimension which …

James D. Rasmussen’s thriller, “Redemption of a City”

Posted on May 18, 2017 under Author Blogs
 
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                    iUniverse author James D. Rasmussen talks about his new thriller, Redemption of a City, along with his upcoming sequel! Please briefly describe your book . . . Redemption of a …

iUniverse presents Tips for Screenwriting Part IV

Posted on May 16, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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                      iUniverse has thus far brought you three installments on screenwriting. We have focused on the structure and process of writing a screenplay, though today the focus will be on …

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