Write Without Fear – Your Writing Approach For 2020

Do you write without fear? Unfortunately, many people do not. As I have worked in education for over twelve years, I find it incredibly common that many of those who write a story for the first time do so with trepidation and worry. I have taught people from five-years-old into adulthood and, when it comes […]

#SOOP on Monday: Top 20 Book Ideas for February 17, 2020

“It is you who has the power to turn every challenge in an opportunity.” SOOP is happy to share some amazing Book Ideas, Short Story Ideas, and Anthology Ideas with you!.  There’s still time to participate in SOOP’s free Book Giveaway Program: SOOP is holding a drawing every month to select a winner who will […]

#SOOP Interviews D.B. Watson

We’re excited to interview D.B. Watson on the SOOP blog this week! We’re always interested to learn about authors’ writing processes and everything that has led them to where they are today. We hope you’ll find D.B. Watson’s perspective insightful and inspiring as you continue your own journey as an author. Can you give us […]

#SOOP on Monday: Top 30 Book Ideas for February 03, 2020

“Reading put you at peace. If you haven’t yet experienced that feeling, grab a book, take a deep breath & get started.” They say a book is like a friend. We say it is more than that. A mentor, a guide and a partner.  “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies.” ― George […]

#SOOP on Monday: Top 20 popular book ideas for January 27, 2020

“It is you who has the power to turn every challenge in an opportunity.” SOOP is happy to share the first month of 2020 with you with some amazing book ideas to follow. They are filled with great stories, inspiring characters, and motivational quotes. Get ready to flip the pages of wonders as you continue […]

Best Hashtags for Authors in 2020: How to Use Hashtags As an Author to Sell More Books

The next time you post something promoting your writing on one of your social media accounts, be sure to include several hashtags. What is a hashtag? The hashtag was born on Twitter and spread like fire on Instagram. It’s a simple word or phrase followed by the “#” symbol. Hashtags are searchable on most social […]

How to Write a Book Blurb: Writing a Book Blurb That Gets Readers to BUY

A book blurb a small description or summary that is written on the back cover of books. In today’s digital world, the blurb is also used on sales pages on Amazon and other online book retailers. This is where having a great book blurb is especially important as potential readers don’t have your book to […]

Book Cover Designs That Sell: How to Work with a Book Cover Designer to Create the Perfect Cover

Let’s consider something before we start! When you’re in a restaurant deciding what to order, hoping that your choice will be delicious, what do you do? You look at the menu and find a dish that seems similar to something you already know you like or that’s so unique that you just have to try […]

#SOOP on Sundays: Top 20 popular book ideas for January 20, 2020

Here is our NEW TOP 20 Book Ideas for January 20, 2020. “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ― Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings At SOOP we are encouraging our writers and authors to keep on writing so to express their thoughts, visions, and creativity!!! […]

Jay Tyson

Jay Tyson grew up outside of Detroit, Michigan and graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Civil Engineering in 1976. Shortly thereafter he married Eileen Cregge. They spent four years in Liberia, West Africa, where Jay worked on road construction projects. They settled in Haifa, Israel for seven years, where he assisted with historic […]


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