Writers on Wednesday: Rohini Singh: The Road to Publishing The Time Manipulator’s Son — and Beyond

Now that The Time Manipulator’s Son is published, I have seen that writing the book was the easy part. After finding a publisher in Something or Other Publishing, I soon learnt that my manuscript required many thorough rounds of developmental editing, copyediting, and proofreading. I actually enjoyed going though the different phases of editing. … [Read more...]

The Time Manipulator’s Son Is Now Available!

Rohini Singh is now officially the first published female science fiction author from Trinidad! The December 10 publication date of The Time Manipulator's Son means you can order it just in time for Christmas! A book is the perfect gift for young imaginations, so why not stuff their stockings with a story full of adventure, suspense, and … [Read more...]

SOOP on Saturday: New Book Ideas for November 2014

Nine writers added nine new titles to the SOOP book ideas list in November, and several of them are already off to a speedy start. Two of the titles (Miss Popular and Mr. Right by Linda Yassine and Sealed by Christian Lee) have already earned over 100 votes each and are on their ways to their first book consultations! November's new ideas … [Read more...]

Writers on Wednesday: Christian Lee: Thunderclap

No matter how big of a publishing company you have behind you, as a writer, you always need to do promotion yourself. Why do you think that Dan Brown has a Twitter account? He doesn't tweet anything himself, but he realizes the great power social media has as a marketing tool. Most celebrities have social media accounts. Some like to brag, some … [Read more...]

Writers on Wednesday: Rohini Singh: Launching an Indiegogo Campaign

Let me begin by saying that my publisher, Something or Other Publishing (SOOP), is just fantastic! They have gone beyond the call of duty to make my dream of publishing my first book (The Time Manipulator’s Son) a reality. The book will be released soon. Like other writers from Trinidad and other parts of the Caribbean, getting local and … [Read more...]

3 Ways NaNoWriMo Can Boost Your Writing Career

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) provides great motivation for writers to crank out a novel. But did you know it also provides a supportive community? Other NaNoWriMo participants—and enthusiastic writing cheerleaders—have heaps of advice to share about your writing. Don’t overlook this resource’s value, even after the writing is … [Read more...]

Writers on Wednesday: Eric Mondschein’s Author-Driven Marketing: The Saga Continues

As my journey in marketing Life at 12 College Road continues, I keep posting to my Facebook page, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts, and my website. Fortunately, as I have said before, with the assistance of SOOP, I have not had to travel this unmarked and unpaved road alone. It is important to maintain an ongoing presence on your social media … [Read more...]

Writers on Wednesday: Rohini Singh: Finding a Publisher from a Small Island

Finishing my manuscript was a great accomplishment for me. Next, all I needed to do was find a publisher. I was sure that someone out there would like my work, but this proved to be much more difficult than I thought! I began diligently searching the Internet for publishers in the United Kingdom and United States. As I read the submission … [Read more...]

SOOP on Saturday: The SOOP Top 10 for October 2014

October's Top 10 comes with the announcement of the first-ever winners of SOOP Dollar Awards! The three highest-voted book ideas earn their authors awards of $50, $25, and $10, respectively, in SOOP Dollars, to be used in Production, Platform, and Pitch Packages. Climb your book idea to the top, and claim those prizes for … [Read more...]

Eric Mondschein to Participate in Local Author Showcase

Eric Mondschein, author of Life at 12 College Road, will appear at the Barnes & Noble in Saratoga Springs, New York, on Sunday, October 19 from 4–6pm. This local author showcase runs from noon to 6pm and will feature eighteen writers speaking and signing copies of their books. A percentage of the sales from the event will be donated to … [Read more...]

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