#SOOP on Monday: Top 20 Short Stories & Book Ideas for October 17, 2022

“Description begins in the writer’s imagination but should finish in the reader’s.”

– Stephen King

SOOP presents a new top 20 with the Best Short Stories & Book Ideas seeking publication through our Author-Driven Publishing Model!

It takes time, focus, and energy to publish at SOOP because the author needs to conquer our three critical areas upon publication: Product, Platform, and Promotion. So today, we want to highlight the importance of Product Quality, which translates to the quality of your storytelling. 

Some authors can sell their writing style as “unique” despite its flaws, but many readers and publishers can’t simply look away at some of the common mistakes they can discover in your narrative. The goal of making your story into something your readers can treasure is about delivering the quality and the impact that makes your book treasurable. 

The book cover can be astonishing, and your marketing strategy can be on point, but going from a newbie writer to a professional and selected author relies mainly on how you deliver and drive the story to the reader’s pleasure and satisfaction (depending on your genre, of course). 

Please protect your work from rejection by looking at some of the red flags you can find in your stories before submitting your work.

Finally, book lovers and fans of independent talent are welcome to support these writers and enter a weekly drawing to win free books by placing a vote in their favorite stories. Their feedback is crucial to our team to identify the most attractive and compelling stories that deserve to be read in print!

Without further ado, here are the top 20 Short Story & Book Ideas right now:

The Adventures of Grandma and Me

Genres: ,  Contest Category – Children’s Fiction,

The Healing Connection: Creating a Partnership for Your Health

Genres: Book Idea – Diet, Health, & Fitness, , Religion & Spirituality

Coloring Life

Genres: Book Idea – Biographies & Memoirs, , Self-Help

The Virtues

Genres: Book Idea – Mystery & Suspense, , Teen,

The Darling Darklings

Genres: ,  Contest Category – Fantasy,

Stay with Me

Genres: , Contest Category – LGBTQ+,

Skeletons in Her Closet

Genres: , Contest Category – Thriller,

The Resonance of War

Genres: ,  Contest Category – Thriller,

In these Dark Woods

Genres: ,  Contest Category – Fantasy,

The Last Atlantian

Genres: Book Idea – Fiction, , Science Fiction & Fantasy

No Scope

Genres: ,  Contest Category – Science Fiction,

The Shrink with a Racoon Pet

Genres: ,  Contest Category – Fantast,

Can I Sue My Parents For Birthing Me Without Consent

Genres: ,  Contest Category – Dystopian,

Experience a Fine Driving Adventure in Kansas

Genres: , Travel

Her Fallen Empire: The Prophecy

Genres: Book Idea – Literary & Fiction, History


Genres: Contest Category – Fantasy,

My Father’s House

Genres: Book Idea – Biographies & Memoirs, , Religion & Spirituality

Frank and Lily

Genres: , Literary Fiction

The Tale of a Denatured Neighborhood

Genres: Book Idea – Literary & Fiction, History

The Village Drummer and His Teenage Friends

Genres: Book Idea – Literary & Fiction, History

How to Make the Top 20?

Gather as many votes as you can! Revisit this blog to learn the basic principles to succeed in SOOP’s Voting Program. 

Publish with SOOP

Everyone at SOOP will help you work towards success.

When you submit a Book Idea, you can choose one of two ways to reach your publishing goal: Free or Premium Levels.

SOOP’s Free Level assigns homework at each stage of the voting process, which helps you make substantial progress in marketing your work and improve the quality of your story. SOOP manages your homework in phases and returns your homework on a pass/fail basis. 

SOOP’s Premium Level also assigns homework with a required 85% passing grade, ensuring you understand the curriculum before proceeding. In addition to a higher standard for your homework, our panel of experts provides personalized feedback, arming you with more information and allowing you to adjust the course when necessary.

Explore our website to learn more about SOOP’s Author-Driven Publishing Model, read additional FAQ answers, or submit a Book or Short Story Idea.

Something Or Other Publishing is committed to improving the connection that readers, writers, and providers can establish in today’s publishing industry.

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