iU’s J.J. Bond gives his thoughts on new work, “Stealing Home”

Posted on March 10, 2017 under Author Blogs
 
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    iUniverse author J.J. Bond discusses his adventure-filled crime novel, Stealing Home. Blog… He contacted me one day out of the blue. He said, “I’m from the publisher, would you like to write a blog about your book?” I …

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, people …

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 that …

Vicheara Houn and Volume 2 of “Bamboo Promise”

Posted on March 6, 2017 under Author Blogs
 
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          iUniverse author Vicheara Houn continues her autobiographical endeavor with the second volume of Bamboo Promise, subtitled The Last Straw. Please briefly describe your book . . . Bamboo Promise: The Last Straw is the continuation …

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, …

Tom Guzick talks baseball in his new book, “The Red Room”

Posted on February 24, 2017 under Author Blogs
 
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                Author Tom Guzick tells us about The Red Room, his collection of memoirs from coaching high school baseball for over three decades. The Red Room is about my experiences coaching high school …

Gloria H. Giroux completes her San Francisco Trilogy with “Out of the Ash”

Posted on February 20, 2017 under Author Blogs
 
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                  Veteran iUniverse author Gloria H. Giroux talks about her new book Out of the Ash, the third installment in her San Francisco Trilogy. Please briefly describe your book . . . …

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 …

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, …

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