More tips on writing a great self-help book!

Posted on July 5, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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    In our previous post, iUniverse looked at three crucial aspects of writing self-help books, and today we continue with more helpful guidance. Include anecdotes and experiences from other people. Stories about yourself are of course very important, and …

Three tips on writing self-help books

Posted on June 28, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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      Books about self-help are one of the five top-selling genres in the world. Revenues from self-help books continue to reach nearly $1 billion per year. So what makes this genre so popular, and how can we write …

Fantasy novelist Jay Hume and “The Crowned Rose”

Posted on June 23, 2017 under Author Blogs
 
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        iUniverse’s Jay Hume tells us about his exciting new fantasy tale, The Crowned Rose.   Please briefly describe your book . . . My book is called The Crowned Rose and it is the first book …

iU’s Douglas Gardham on why “It’s Never Too Late”

Posted on June 21, 2017 under Author Blogs
 
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Tips for writing short stories, Part 3

Posted on June 21, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 
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            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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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