iUniverse presents tips on writing Romance novels, Part 3

Posted on February 20, 2018 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 considerable bit of “spice” to your story. …

iUniverse presents tips on writing Romance novels, Part 2

Posted on February 17, 2018 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 this is especially relevant in a story …

iUniverse presents tips on writing Romance novels

Posted on February 14, 2018 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 in the world of reading is that …

iUniverse author Douglas Gardham’s book signing tips – Part 2

Posted on February 13, 2018 under Author Blogs
Douglas Gardham

          iUniverse author Douglas Gardham, whose The Drive In and The Actor continue to receive acclaim, gives us Part Two of his very helpful tips on book signings. Book Signing – A Gift to Authors You’ve …

8 writing tips from F. Scott Fitzgerald

Posted on February 7, 2018 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 …

African-American poets through the centuries

Posted on February 1, 2018 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 …

Suggestions for Bedtime Reading

Posted on January 31, 2018 under iUniverse Advice

                We at iUniverse are indeed book lovers, and we fully know the pleasures of climbing into bed with a good book before drifting off to quiet slumbers. At the same time, our …

Mingo Moran’s “Lust, Love, and Combustion”

Posted on January 25, 2018 under iUniverse Advice

                  iUniverse author Mingo Moran discusses his new book, Lust, Love, and Combustion.   Please briefly describe your book . . . Lust, Love, and Combustion: A book staged in the 80’s …

Tips on how to finish your novel

Posted on January 25, 2018 under iUniverse Advice

                    iUniverse totally understands that writing a novel is no easy task. The planning, contemplating, and actual writing are indeed a noble endeavor! Today, iUniverse provides some advice on how to …

Book signing guidance from an expert! (Part I)

Posted on January 20, 2018 under iUniverse Advice
Douglas Gardham

                      iUniverse’s Douglas Gardham, author of The Actor and The Drive In, has significantly bolstered his marketing presence through engaging in book signings, and recently reached the milestone of selling …

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