African-American poets through the centuries

Posted on February 1, 2019 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: One of …

Tips on how to finish your novel

Posted on January 31, 2019 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 finally reach “The End”. Writing can be a wonderful feeling, …

Great Literary Works of Early America

Posted on January 27, 2019 under iUniverse Advice

In honor of July 4th, we thought we’d talk a bit about the early literature of our country, especially some books and writers that we no longer read in school. Even in these early works, we see the richness of …

How to Write a Press Release

Posted on January 26, 2019 under iUniverse Advice

As an author, you will definitely want to get news out to reporters and media about your accomplishments – the publication of your book, any reviews, book signings, and interviews. The most direct way to do this is to write …

Suggestions for Bedtime Reading

Posted on January 23, 2019 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 experience and research shows that some types of …

iUniverse presents Writers Lost and Found: Lawrence Durrell

Posted on January 20, 2019 under iUniverse Advice

iUniverse loves the opportunity to re-illuminate writers which we hold in high esteem but who have fallen from fame. As iUniverse has said before, the academic literary establishment has caused many writers of merit to lose popularity. However, we take …

iU author Douglas Gardham looks forward to another year, with new release

Posted on January 17, 2019 under iUniverse News

iUniverse’s Douglas Gardham released his third book, The Musician, at the end of last year. Gardham’s previous two releases, The Actor and The Drive In, have been best-sellers and have garnered strong recognition from print media and television. Gardham is …

5 tips on writing comic novels

Posted on January 15, 2019 under iUniverse Advice

Today, as ever, the world remains in need of humor. With this in mind, and with the hope of seeing more humorous writings in the marketplace, iUniverse gives guidance on how to write a comic novel. If you’re fond of …

iU’s Douglas Gardham says, “Don’t Start with the End in Mind”

Posted on January 9, 2019 under iUniverse Advice
Douglas Gardham

iUniverse’s Douglas Gardham, author of The Actor and The Drive In, gives us stimulating advice on the process of crafting a story. I’ve heard it over and over again, too many times. No doubt, you’ve heard it too—“start with the …

Steven A. Falco and “Mickey Mantle’s Last Home Run”

Posted on January 2, 2019 under Author Blogs

Steven A. Falco tells us about his second release with iUniverse, Mickey Mantle’s Last Home Run.   Please briefly describe your book . . . My book, Mickey Mantle’s Last Home Run, is a novel narrated by a 15-year-old boy. …

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