Writing and Editing

We can all use a little assistance from time to time, whether you are just starting out writing, or you're a seasoned pro. Here you'll find editing benefits and guidelines from iUniverse, as well as advice on the craft of writing. Browse the latest writing tips from iUniverse and discover something new to add to your ever-expanding library of literary knowledge.

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20 Writing Tips from Fiction Authors

Writing success boils down to hard work, imagination and passion—and then some more hard work. Fire up your creative spirit with 20 writing tips from 12 bestselling fiction authors.

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6 Ways Poetry Can Improve Your Writing

Advertising copywriters are often told that they need to get to grips with poetry. After all, the ability to express complex images and emotions in just a few lines is what makes a copywriter great.

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How to Choose Your Book Title in 2 Weeks

There isn't a surefire method for choosing a book title. You might come up with it in a day, or it might take you weeks or months. You also have to consider a number of attributes.

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How to Write a Book

Writing a book is a process both simple and complex. Simple in that there only a handful of steps. Complex in that each step requires a great depth of thought and effort.

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Writing for Successful Publication

Author Learning Center President, Keith Ogorek was an aspiring author and has developed six tips for successfully publishing your book.

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How to Write a Short Story

While there are similarities between writing short stories and writing other kinds of books, there are key differences.

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How to Write a Novel

A novel is specifically a book meant to tell a story, a narrative. There are additional steps and considerations for writing a novel on top of the steps for writing book.

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Editing Tips and Rules

This section answers in plain English our authors' most frequently asked questions about punctuation, grammar, spelling and other editorial issues.

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The Benefits of an Editorial Evaluation

Regardless of your publishing goals, the editorial quality of your work matters. iUniverse is the only services provider that offers authors access to comprehensive, high-quality editorial services comparable to those used by traditional publishing companies.

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Editing Tips and Quotes from Acclaimed Authors

Editing can an incredibly difficult part of the writing process, even for the most well-known published authors. It can be exhausting and heartbreaking.

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