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

As my journey progresses in marketing my book, Life at 12 College Road, I find I still do not fully understand what people call social media. I keep posting to my Facebook page, my Twitter and LinkedIn accounts, and my own website. Fortunately, with the help SOOP provides, I have not been traveling this long […]

SOOP Sets Crowdsourcing Publishing Trend Ahead of the Curve

News that Amazon is developing a crowdsourcing publishing program has certainly made waves among industry observers and authors, but the program won’t be the first of its kind. Something or Other Publishing introduced crowdsourced publishing as our main business in 2012, and we have been refining and enhancing our program ever since. As reported by Publisher’s Weekly on […]

SOOP Dollars Begin This Month

We’re always working hard to bring more empowering tools to SOOP authors. Each month, authors submit new book ideas to SOOP, and the road to becoming the next submission to receive one thousand votes from potential readers becomes that much more competitive. To reward the most active authors on this path toward publishing contract eligibility, we […]

SOOP on Saturday: New Book Ideas for September 2014

This month saw the addition of six incredible titles to the SOOP book ideas roster. And with the introduction of SOOP Dollars this month, that means six more competitors for the top three prizewinners! For more information about the SOOP Dollars program, see our introduction here. In SOOP’s unique author-driven platform, authors submit their book ideas, which are published for free on our […]

Writers on Wednesday: Rohini Singh: Miss Felix’s Creative Writing Class

I entered Form 5 at the age of fifteen. My English teacher Miss Felix was tough. Sixteen out of twenty-five was a top mark in essay writing. I generally got thirteen out of twenty-five and never really fussed about it because this area held no special interest to me even though Miss Felix often complimented me about my style […]

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Wade Fransson is author of “The People of the Sign” as well as the highly anticipated “The Hardness of the Heart”.

SOOP on Saturday: The SOOP Top 10 for September 2014

This month, our Top 10 list comes with the announcement of a new SOOP program, to begin in October: SOOP Dollar Awards! Each month, the three top-placing book ideas will be awarded prizes of $50, $25, and $10, respectively, for use in Production, Platform, and Pitch Packages. More details will follow soon, but you can […]

Writers on Wednesday: Rohini Singh: Why I Started Writing

Coming from the twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago, I grew up reading  traditional books written by the Grimm Brothers, Mark Twain, Enid Blyton, Robert Louis Stevenson, and many others. They were all exciting and introduced worlds that crossed the boundaries of reality. This type of writing was most intriguing to me, and I started […]

SOOP on Saturday: New Book Ideas for August 2014

It’s time again to check in on our latest new book idea submissions — and there are plenty of intriguing titles to highlight from the past month. In our unique author-driven platform, authors submit their book ideas, which are published for free on our site. Those who achieve 1,000 votes from interested readers and complete related check-in […]

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

As I indicated in an earlier post, I have already begun my journey toward mastering what was once foreign to me: marketing my book. I cannot really say that I have mastered it yet, but I can say that I have jumped in with both feet, and I’m making good progress. I’ve been busy posting […]


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