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 self-help …

Fantasy novelist Jay Hume and “The Crowned Rose”

Posted on June 23, 2017 under Author Blogs
 

      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 in …

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

Posted on June 21, 2017 under Author Blogs
 

Tips for writing short stories, Part 3

Posted on June 21, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 

          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 …

Three more tips for writing short stories!

Posted on June 14, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 

            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 …

iUniverse presents tips for writing short stories

Posted on June 7, 2017 under iUniverse Advice
 

              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 …

William Allen Burley and “MacKenzie’s Farewell”

Posted on June 6, 2017 under Author Blogs
 

iUniverse author William Allen Burley tells us about MacKenzie’s Farewell, the first installment in an exciting new trilogy!   The specter of radio-active poison threatens three Connecticut towns. Roxbridge may be named the State’s choice for warehousing nuclear waste. Residents …

iUniverse at Book Expo America 2017!

Posted on June 2, 2017 under iUniverse News
 

                  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 …

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 …

iUniverse Celebrates Eric Hoffer Award winners for 2017!

Posted on May 24, 2017 under iUniverse News
 

                      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 …

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