Interview with Author Roland Sato Page

Today we’re honored to interview Roland Sato Page, the author of “Eating the Forbidden Fruit”, a gritty novel loosely based on the events of his life! What would you like readers to know about Eating the Forbidden Fruit?   It’s a journey into my past life as a St. Louis police officer convicted of federal […]

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 […]

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 […]

SOOP Announces Giveaway Program

SOOP is feeling generous this holiday season and is happy to announce a monthly book giveaway program! How can you win a free book? Every vote for a Short Story Idea automatically enters you to win. You can even enter multiple times—just be sure to vote for a different Short Story Idea each time. You […]

How to write effective short stories in a world of short attention spans

In a world where people’s attention spans seem to be getting shorter and shorter, it’s hard getting an audience to actually read your story from start to finish. In fact, recent studies suggest that this shortening attention span is occurring globally and not just with young generations like many have previously believed. After all, we […]

Curated Anthology Milestones

Thank you for submitting a Contribution to one of our curated anthologies. We hope that you enjoy the process and find success in it. To provide an overview of what lies ahead, there are six major milestones to meet along the way between a Curator launching a SOOP Anthology and the book being published. Each […]

How To Write A Landing Page That Generates Interest In Your Book

A well organised and well-written landing page can generate interest in both you and your book. If you get a potential reader to visit your page, you increase the chance that they will make a purchase or download content. Read on to learn how to make your website’s landing page more appealing to a reader. […]

Wednesdays Are for Writers: 10 Ways to Get 100 Votes

Happy Wednesday, everyone! We’ve been thrilled with the level of engagement our Book Idea and Anthology Programs have gotten lately. We have dozens of new Book Ideas from #PitMad, a prominent quarterly book pitching event on Twitter, and we’re also adding new Short Story Ideas every day. We’ve prepared a quick list of proven strategies […]

Political Opinion Piece: For Britain Founder Anne Marie Waters on Boris Johnson’s Election

Anne Marie Waters is the Founder of the For Britain political party and author of Beyond Terror: Islam’s Slow Erosion of Western Democracy. Ms. Waters’ views have sparked controversy in her native UK and elsewhere. While our Authors’ views are their own, SOOP is a proud supporter of freedom of expression. – Something or Other Publishing […]


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