SOOP on Saturdays: Your Latest New Book Ideas

Hello? Is anybody out there? With so many reasons to be otherwise occupied (family gatherings, long weekend, sumptuous feast, great weather?…), you might have been delayed at checking out the latest new book ideas in the SOOP mix. We’re glad you made it. You, our reading and writing audience of writers and authors, make us […]

SOOP on Saturday: Top 20 popular book ideas for March 28, 2015

Life happens. We all thought Nicole Collet was going to take us over the top last weekend with votes for Red. And we have no doubt she’ll break the 1000-vote mark … but someone who wrote Sealed — our very own Christian Lee — has gained 130 votes since last count! Whaaaaaaat?! (He must know […]

SOOP and Camp NaNoWriMo

Camp NaNoWriMo* begins April 1! Get out your Moleskine and start jotting down some notes so that at 12:01 AM on April 1 you can begin spewing out words! (I probably just committed high treason against those who prefer outlining by not suggesting that it’s necessary.) As you both prepare for Camp NaNoWriMo and participate […]

SOOP on Saturdays: New Book Ideas and “Shout Out” for great progress!

We just can’t wait until next month to post a list of new book ideas for March! We just had to share the 18 new book ideas that their writers have already posted so you can see for yourself and start voting. Do you know anyone with a book idea in them? You probably rub shoulders […]

How I Used SOOP to Get a Publishing Contract

We all know that SOOP is a publishing company and that it publishes authors who write good books and who show an ability to build and maintain an effective author platform, but did you know that SOOP is also a way to introduce yourself to other publishers? Three publishers, since November 18, have invited me […]

5 Secrets to Getting Votes for Your Book Idea on SOOP

So you’ve submitted a book idea to us. Now what? Well, you need to get votes, obviously. Maybe you’ve already gotten ten, twenty, or maybe even a couple hundred. Getting votes is definitely great, and we applaud you, but you need to keep getting votes! Below are five “secrets” I’ve gathered from SOOP’s top vote-getters (myself included) […]

SOOP on Saturday: Top 20 popular book ideas for March 14, 2015

Nicole is so close!  Will she cross the 1000-vote mark this week? She’s still way out in front, but the other four front-runners are all jockeying for position. [And our founder is too humble to brag that he’s now in 3rd place, so I’ll do it for him.] The Top 20 most popular book ideas […]

Wednesday is for Writers: Christian Lee on keeping your momentum

Remember the first time you were able to drive on your own without your nagging parent telling you to turn with a half-second to spare? That was super exciting, right? Do you honestly get that excited about the prospect of driving to work now? Probably not. I think that the same thing can happen with […]

SOOP on Saturdays: New Book Ideas for February 2015

March, they say, comes “in lion and goes out like a lamb”. That’s great for the weather, but what about books and new book ideas? Here are some great “lion and lamb” ideas ranging from blasted pop stars meeting on a dark rainy day to pretty silver warriors enduring a beatific destiny in a taxi. […]

SOOP on Saturday: Top 20 popular book ideas for February 28, 2015

Congratulations to all the authors whose books are “steady” and steadily climbing the SOOP Top 20 most popular book ideas list. We’ve had some great voting at the top of the chart and a lot of ideas holding their own among the ranks. The Top 20 most popular book ideas as of February 28, 2015 […]


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