#SOOP on Monday: Top 20 Short Stories & Book Ideas for May 15, 2023

A new Monday means a new Top 20 with SOOP’s best short stories and book ideas!

We understand the importance of reaching a larger audience and building a community around writers’ work like no other publishing company.

SOOP would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all the participants for showcasing their writing talent in this new year full of publishing opportunities and encourage them to put into practice some of the best social media strategies for writers to grow their fan bases.

Firstly, the writers must identify the social media platforms that resonate with their writing and target audience. Depending on their genre, specific platforms may work better than others. For example, if they write young adult fiction, they may find that Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok are great platforms to connect with readers.

Once they have identified their platform(s), engaging with their audience by responding to comments and messages, liking and commenting on other writers’ posts, and sharing content from other writers or bloggers is crucial. By building relationships with readers, writers create a sense of community and trust around their work.

Another great way to connect with their audience is to share their writing journey. They can do this by posting about their writing process, sharing snippets from their work-in-progress, or sharing their experiences attending writing conferences or workshops. It can help create personal connections with readers and allow them to see the person behind the words.

In addition to sharing their writing journey, creating valuable, shareable content is a great way to grow a solid and loyal fan base. By creating content that resonates with their audience, they encourage them to share their work with their followers, expanding their reach. Some of these materials may include creating quote cards or graphics from their work, book trailers or teasers, or sharing tips and tricks for aspiring writers.

Finally, it’s essential to be consistent! By being consistent, writers create a sense of reliability and dependability around their work, which helps to build a loyal following. So post regularly and stick to a schedule that works for you.

The company wishes the participants the best of luck and looks forward to reading their incredible stories in print. Anyone can play a crucial role in getting them closer to qualification and win a free book by voting for their favorite stories below:

The Sky Speaks

Genres: , Contest Category – Motivational / Inspirational,

Dancing In The Rain

Genres: , Contest Category – Memoir & Autobiography,

The Grayson Files

Genres: , Contest Category – Adventure,

The Realm Between

Genres: Book Ideas – Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Teens

Growing the Next Version of You

Genres: Book Ideas – Business, Relationships, Self-Help

See You When We Get There

Genres: , Contest Category – Horror,

The Day Love Changed

Genres: , Contest Category – Motivational / Inspirational,

Fighting Talk

Genres: , Contest Category – Romance,

His New Love

Genres: , Contest Category – Memoir & Autobiography,

Two Homes

Genres: , Contest Category – Fantasy,

Black Knights

Genres: , Contest Category – Adventure,

The House on Old Plank Road

Genres: , Contest Category – Horror,

A Formerly Skinny Mexican Girl

Genres: , Contest Category – Motivational / Inspirational,

The Spook House

Genres: , Contest Category – Historical Fiction,

The Move That Changed My Life

Genres: , Contest Category – Families & Relationships,

Child of My Soul

Genres: , Contest Category – Memoir & Autobiography,

My Father’s House 

Genres: Book Ideas – Biographies & Memoirs, Relationships, Teens


Genres: , Contest Category – Fantasy,

Another Day in Paradise

Genres: , Contest Category – Fantasy,

A Tale from The North Woods

Genres: , Contest Category – Historical Fiction,

How to Make the Top 20?

Simple! Gather as many votes as you can! 

It might sound like too much heavy-lifting but read this blog to gain additional guidance on how SOOP’s Crowdsourcing Model works. 

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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