Pop-Up Submissions

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Pop-Up Submissions | Live Manuscript Evaluations & Tips for Authors
Nov 5 2023
Pop-Up Submissions | Live Manuscript Evaluations & Tips for Authors
Engage with literary agent Peter Cox alongside industry experts from the world of publishing in POP-UP SUBMISSIONS, the internet's premier real-time manuscript submission occasion! ______________________________________________________ Join us live in the YouTube chat room every Sunday at 5pm UK / 12noon EST ______________________________________________________ Featured on today's show: * Robin Brown is the author of "Vampire Metropolis". Young Adult Urban Fantasy / Narrated by Alison Gardiner * Lior Moravtchik, born in Israel and now residing in the States, is an industrial engineer turned author, who channels his experiences from founding a dating app into his debut novel "Love at First Zoom". Moravtchik's global travels and unique insights into the early stages of dating, coupled with his knack for overthinking, have shaped his approach to crafting compelling romance narratives. Outside of writing, he enjoys spending time with his girlfriend, their pets, and maintaining their immaculate white floors. Fiction Romance / Narrated by Martin Ross * Edmund Humphreys is a highly skilled copywriter and college lecturer, who has honed his craft in various locations around the globe. After winning short story competitions and having his poems published in his earlier years, Humphreys has reignited his passion for writing. His book, "Daughter of England," reflects his interest in historical figures, particularly those from the early medieval period or the so-called 'Dark Ages'. Currently, Humphreys resides on the south coast with his family, German Shepherd, and two cats. Historical Fiction / Narrated by Kay Leitch * J-J Lawley, a former journalist, editor, playwright, farmer, sales rep, private eye, and interpreter, has turned their diverse experiences into a captivating gangster story titled "Iron Queen, Steel Kingdom". Now a beachcomber in south-west France, Lawley's past life in various countries, including a near-death experience in South Africa, has provided a rich backdrop for their first serious work of fiction. Despite the 'Game of Thrones-ish' title, Lawley assures that the significance becomes clear early in the story, adding that writing this book has felt more like a labour of love than hard work. Crime Thriller / Narrated by Geoff Sullivan _______________________________________________________ Starring on this week's panel… Authorial Muse & Tutor ROZ MORRIS! Together with author and Esteemed Litopian JON DUFFY! _______________________________________________________ Check out Roz Morris's website: RozMorris.Org Make a submission⇛ https://subs.litopia.com Audio podcast⇛ https://pop.litopia.com Our Narrators⇛ https://voice.litopia.com We’re doing something exciting, a little bit risky, and very new… Please support us by subscribing to our channel and by spreading the word on your social media! ✪ POP-UP GEAR ✪ Microphones⇛ Shure SM7B https://amzn.to/3wJ62uo Preamp⇛ ART TPS II 2-channel Tube Microphone Preamp https://amzn.to/3kG11Af Audio interface⇛ Marian Seraph 8 MKII TRS https://www.thomann.de/gb/marian_seraph_8_mkii_trs.htm Cameras⇛ Sony Vlog ZV-1 https://amzn.to/3MDDU2i Lighting⇛ Elgato Key Light - Professional 2800 lumens Studio Light with desk clamp https://amzn.to/3wKLwtr Vision Mixing⇛ Elgato Stream Deck XL – Advanced Studio Controller https://amzn.to/38Fzl96 Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 White https://amzn.to/3MQtbo4 #writingtips #writingtipsandtricks #books #author
Pop-Up Submissions | Live Manuscript Evaluations & Tips for Authors
Oct 8 2023
Pop-Up Submissions | Live Manuscript Evaluations & Tips for Authors
Be part of the action and join Peter Cox and some of the most influential people in the publishing business for POP-UP SUBMISSIONS. _________________________________________________________ Join us live in the YouTube chat room every Sunday at 5pm UK / 12noon EST _________________________________________________________ Featured on today's show: * Matthew Carr, author of "Don't Fear the Reaper" and "The Devils of Cardona" amongst other works, invites you to join him on a thrilling quest for justice in his latest historical thriller set in Spain. "Don't Fear the Reaper" is sure to leave you exhilarated from its first pages to its satisfying end! Political thriller / Narrated by Kay Leitch * Kirsty Campbell is an English teacher at John Abbott College in Montreal, who is passionate about both reading and song-writing. She has composed melodies to accompany each of the songs featured in her novella, "Songs of the Boundlands." fantasy novella / Narrated by Beverley Dalton * "The Icehouse" by JJ Richards is a thrilling and captivating novel from this Lancashire-based author. JJ Richards has yet to definitively find the line between fiction and reality, but his writing will make you wonder if it even exists! With an immersive story that will keep you guessing until the very end, "The Icehouse" is a must-read for any fan of fiction. Crime Fiction / Police Procedural / Narrated by Jon Duffy * "Lionshead" is the debut novel from Ariana M., a horror author born and raised in south-western Ontario. After completing her bachelor's, she moved to Ireland to pursue her master's and PhD, and has now returned to the genre she loves the most: horror! Gothic horror / Narrated by Hannah Faoileán _________________________________________________________ Starring on this week's panel… founder of the Shepherd book discovery site BEN FOX! Together with Esteemed Litopian ANNIE SUMMERLEE! _________________________________________________________ Check out Ben Fox's website: Shepherd.com Make a submission⇛ https://subs.litopia.com Audio podcast⇛ https://pop.litopia.com Our Narrators⇛ https://voice.litopia.com We’re doing something exciting, a little bit risky, and very new… Please support us by subscribing to our channel and by spreading the word on your social media! ✪ POP-UP GEAR ✪ Microphones⇛ Shure SM7B https://amzn.to/3wJ62uo Preamp⇛ ART TPS II 2-channel Tube Microphone Preamp https://amzn.to/3kG11Af Audio interface⇛ Marian Seraph 8 MKII TRS https://www.thomann.de/gb/marian_seraph_8_mkii_trs.htm Cameras⇛ Sony Vlog ZV-1 https://amzn.to/3MDDU2i Lighting⇛ Elgato Key Light - Professional 2800 lumens Studio Light with desk clamp https://amzn.to/3wKLwtr Vision Mixing⇛ Elgato Stream Deck XL – Advanced Studio Controller https://amzn.to/38Fzl96 Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 White https://amzn.to/3MQtbo4 #writingtips #writingtipsandtricks #books #author
Pop-Up Submissions | Live Manuscript Evaluations & Success Tips for Writers
Sep 24 2023
Pop-Up Submissions | Live Manuscript Evaluations & Success Tips for Writers
Be a part of the action and join Peter Cox and a host of publishing professionals for POP-UP SUBMISSIONS, the world's first live manuscript submission event! 0:00 Featured on today's show: 00:03:48 Alex Steel is a multi-talented author who has "The Exterminator" to his credit. A former musician who toured with Elton John and Rod Stewart, he also co-wrote a rock-opera for the Edinburgh Festival. As a journalist, he has written hundreds of articles and edited an international magazine. A Mike Delaney action thriller / Narrated by Geoff Sullivan 00:28:47 Melanie Bokstad Horev is a first-time novelist and scientist with a Ph.D. in molecular cell biology. Combining her love of science and post-apocalyptic books, her debut novel "Deep" brings the two together. A Danish transplant to Israel, Melanie enjoys space, coffee, sports, and wiping the perspiration from her forehead. YA - Sci-Fi (Dystopian) / Narrated by Beverley Dalton 00:59:20 Sofia Stone is a passionate writer and a financial analyst who holds an MBA in management. She has taken multiple English literature classes and has been a member of Romance Writers of America. She is the author of the novel "Sway", and has recently worked with a writing coach, taken classes in novel writing, and used beta readers to perfect her craft. Romance, Women’s Fiction / Narrated by Hannah Faoileán 01:18:23 Ayesha Farhat is a Pakistani-Norwegian author whose debut novel, "Change Is a Coming", is a "must-read". She has spent half her working life in Pakistan and the other half in Norway, where she now resides and mentors women in her free time. Farhat is a multi-award winning author whose work has been longlisted in the Bath Novel Award 2021 and 2022 and shortlisted in Jericho's Pitch Perfect competition. Book-club Fiction / Narrated by M.E. Lewis _________________________________________________________ Starring on this week's panel… acclaimed author JAMIE MOLLART! Together with Esteemed Litopian MATT SCHOFIELD! Check out Jamie Mollart's website: JamieMollart.Co.Uk Make a submission⇛ https://subs.litopia.com Audio podcast⇛ https://pop.litopia.com Our Narrators⇛ https://voice.litopia.com We’re doing something exciting, a little bit risky, and very new… Please support us by subscribing to our channel and by spreading the word on your social media! ✪ POP-UP GEAR ✪ Microphones⇛ Shure SM7B https://amzn.to/3wJ62uo Preamp⇛ ART TPS II 2-channel Tube Microphone Preamp https://amzn.to/3kG11Af Audio interface⇛ Marian Seraph 8 MKII TRS https://www.thomann.de/gb/marian_seraph_8_mkii_trs.htm Cameras⇛ Sony Vlog ZV-1 https://amzn.to/3MDDU2i Lighting⇛ Elgato Key Light - Professional 2800 lumens Studio Light with desk clamp https://amzn.to/3wKLwtr Vision Mixing⇛ Elgato Stream Deck XL – Advanced Studio Controller https://amzn.to/38Fzl96 Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 White https://amzn.to/3MQtbo4 #writingtips #writingtipsandtricks #books #author
Pop-Up Submissions | Live Manuscript Evaluations & Tips for Authors
Sep 17 2023
Pop-Up Submissions | Live Manuscript Evaluations & Tips for Authors
Be part of the action and join Peter Cox and his guests from the publishing world for Pop-Up Submissions, the web's first interactive manuscript submission event! _________________________________________________________ Join us live in the YouTube chat room every Sunday at 5pm UK / 12noon EST _________________________________________________________ Featured on today's show: 00:03:46 Jack Burns is an artist-turned-author whose debut novel "Knife Edge" has been met with critical acclaim. Originally going to art school, Jack busked all over the South of France and worked in a host of jobs, including as a sought-after film extra in Dublin. When he settled down, Jack became a compulsive writer, and his dreams of publication have finally become a reality. Dark thriller/chiller / Narrated by Beverley Dalton 00:20:45 Max Peck is a tutor for MG/YA students, with over 10 years of experience. He has crafted the book "The Giant Outside" with his students in mind, with a focus on humor, attention span, and their own wisdom. His work is sure to delight. Illustrated Chapter Book / Narrated by M.E. Lewis 00:38:42 Eric Juneau is a software engineer and novelist who lives in Minnesota. His first novel, "Merm-8," was published in 2016 by eTreasures. Now, he's back with his second novel, "Replaneted," and it's sure to be as lively as his conversations about movies, video games, and Disney princesses. Follow Eric on his journey to becoming a capital A Author at http://ericjuneaubooks.com. science fiction romance / Narrated by Emily Rainsford 00:52:47 Matt Carr is an acclaimed author, journalist and podcaster with six non-fiction books and two novels to his name, including the acclaimed "The Devils of Cardona". Drawing on his expertise in Spanish history, the novel follows the adventures of two characters, alongside real historical figures such as Cervantes and Lope de Vega. Carr has already written a sequel and hopes to bring the Mendoza series to UK readers soon. Historical Crime Fiction / Narrated by Geoff Sullivan _________________________________________________________ Starring on this week's panel… crime writing duo RC BRIDGESTOCK! Together with Esteemed Litopian JON DUFFY! _________________________________________________________ Check out RC Bridgestock's website: RCBridgestock.Com Make a submission⇛ https://subs.litopia.com Audio podcast⇛ https://pop.litopia.com Our Narrators⇛ https://voice.litopia.com We’re doing something exciting, a little bit risky, and very new… Please support us by subscribing to our channel and by spreading the word on your social media! ✪ POP-UP GEAR ✪ Microphones⇛ Shure SM7B https://amzn.to/3wJ62uo Preamp⇛ ART TPS II 2-channel Tube Microphone Preamp https://amzn.to/3kG11Af Audio interface⇛ Marian Seraph 8 MKII TRS https://www.thomann.de/gb/marian_seraph_8_mkii_trs.htm Cameras⇛ Sony Vlog ZV-1 https://amzn.to/3MDDU2i Lighting⇛ Elgato Key Light - Professional 2800 lumens Studio Light with desk clamp https://amzn.to/3wKLwtr Vision Mixing⇛ Elgato Stream Deck XL – Advanced Studio Controller https://amzn.to/38Fzl96 Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 White https://amzn.to/3MQtbo4 #writingtips #writingtipsandtricks #books #author
Pop-Up Submissions | Live Manuscript Evaluations & Tips for Authors
Sep 10 2023
Pop-Up Submissions | Live Manuscript Evaluations & Tips for Authors
Experience the excitement of POP-UP SUBMISSIONS, the internet's first ever live manuscript submission event. Each week, Peter Cox, a literary agent, and his publishing guests, as well as the members of the Pop-Up Genius Room, will review manuscripts sent in by aspiring authors. _________________________________________________________ Join us live in the YouTube chat room every Sunday at 5pm UK / 12noon EST _________________________________________________________ 0:00 Featured on today's show: 00:06:33 Holly Katherine is an author and creative writer who has "Heart to Heart" as her first published work. She has been writing since childhood and wrote "Heart to Heart" when she was 16. Her writing is inspired by real-life events, such as an article about a woman who met the recipient of her child's organ. Young Adult Mystery/Romance / Narrated by Geoff Sullivan 00:22:23 Jeffery Smith is a "jack of all trades" and a husband, father of three, musician, role-play and board gamer, and curriculum developer. His debut novel, "No One", combines his creative writing and instructional design skills, and is sure to be a hit! Fantasy / Narrated by Alison Gardiner 00:42:15 Bec Teri is a thirty-two-year-old mother of two young children from southern Ontario who has written the exciting new novel "Silverbloods". Her unique blend of fantasy and adventure will keep readers captivated from the first page to the last. Get ready to be swept away into a thrilling new world! Young Adult Urban Fantasy / Narrated by Hannah Faoileán 00:55:10 N. A. is "the comeback kid" of the literary world. By day, they manage K-pop news and by night, they create outlandish costumes, creepy portraits, and write the "next great Canadian novel." "COMEBACK" is their debut novel, a story of redemption and resilience. Speculative fiction / Narrated by Emily Rainsford _________________________________________________________ Starring on this week's panel… bestselling author WILL PEARSON! Together with Esteemed Litopian BEV DALTON! _________________________________________________________ Check out Will Pearson's website: WillPearsonBooks.Com Make a submission⇛ https://subs.litopia.com Audio podcast⇛ https://pop.litopia.com Our Narrators⇛ https://voice.litopia.com We’re doing something exciting, a little bit risky, and very new… Please support us by subscribing to our channel and by spreading the word on your social media! ✪ POP-UP GEAR ✪ Microphones⇛ Shure SM7B https://amzn.to/3wJ62uo Preamp⇛ ART TPS II 2-channel Tube Microphone Preamp https://amzn.to/3kG11Af Audio interface⇛ Marian Seraph 8 MKII TRS https://www.thomann.de/gb/marian_seraph_8_mkii_trs.htm Cameras⇛ Sony Vlog ZV-1 https://amzn.to/3MDDU2i Lighting⇛ Elgato Key Light - Professional 2800 lumens Studio Light with desk clamp https://amzn.to/3wKLwtr Vision Mixing⇛ Elgato Stream Deck XL – Advanced Studio Controller https://amzn.to/38Fzl96 Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 White https://amzn.to/3MQtbo4 #writingtips #writingtipsandtricks #books #author
Pop-Up Submissions | Live Manuscript Evaluations & Tips for Successful Authors
Sep 3 2023
Pop-Up Submissions | Live Manuscript Evaluations & Tips for Successful Authors
Peter Cox hosts the net's first live manuscript submission event, POP-UP SUBMISSIONS. Each week, Peter and his guests from the publishing industry give their opinion on the manuscripts sent in by hopeful authors. _________________________________________________________ Join us live in the YouTube chat room every Sunday at 5pm UK / 12noon EST _________________________________________________________   0:00 Featured on today's show: 00:04:30 Maria Romero, author of "Goliad: Earth's Hidden Realm Book 1", is a nurse with a passion for writing. Having grown up listening to her grandmother's bedtime stories, she began writing poetry and essays in college. An English instructor's encouraging words ("You should think about publishing") sparked her interest in self-publishing. Fantasy / Narrated by Hannah Faoileán   00:27:21 Jack Surtees is an English writer and teacher from the Midlands. His debut novel, "Between the Wall and the Border", captures the beauty of the North East of England, a place to which he grew deeply attached during his 6 years of studying Journalism at Northumbria University. His writing is lively and full of insight, exploring the unique landscapes of the North East and the people who inhabit them. Nature Writing / Narrated by Geoff Sullivan   00:49:25 Scott McBrayer is a Civil Engineer and MBA from the U.S.A. who lives in Columbus, Ohio with his family. He is the author of the thrilling novel “Hidden In Plain Sight”, his first foray into writing. With a passion for reading and writing, Scott is sure to continue delighting readers with his stories. Historical Fiction / Narrated by M.E. Lewis   01:06:52 Kirsty Campbell's "The Song of the Bard" is a fantasy novella with a medieval setting that will leave readers with aFsense of wonder and awe. fantasy novella / Narrated by Beverley Dalton _________________________________________________________ Starring on this week's panel… bestselling author, Shirley Jackson and five-time Bram Stoker Awards® winner LEE MURRAY! Together with Esteemed Litopian KAYLIE FINN! _________________________________________________________ Check out Lee Murray's website: LeeMurray.Info   Make a submission⇛ https://subs.litopia.com Audio podcast⇛ https://pop.litopia.com Our Narrators⇛ https://voice.litopia.com   We’re doing something exciting, a little bit risky, and very new… Please support us by subscribing to our channel and by spreading the word on your social media! ✪ POP-UP GEAR ✪ Microphones⇛ Shure SM7B https://amzn.to/3wJ62uo Preamp⇛  ART TPS II 2-channel Tube Microphone Preamp https://amzn.to/3kG11Af Audio interface⇛ Marian Seraph 8 MKII TRS https://www.thomann.de/gb/marian_seraph_8_mkii_trs.htm Cameras⇛ Sony Vlog ZV-1 https://amzn.to/3MDDU2i Lighting⇛ Elgato Key Light - Professional 2800 lumens Studio Light with desk clamp https://amzn.to/3wKLwtr Vision Mixing⇛ Elgato Stream Deck XL – Advanced Studio Controller https://amzn.to/38Fzl96 Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 White https://amzn.to/3MQtbo4   #writingtips #writingtipsandtricks #books #author
Pop-Up Submissions | Live Manuscript Evaluations & Tips for Successful Authors
Aug 27 2023
Pop-Up Submissions | Live Manuscript Evaluations & Tips for Successful Authors
Come join literary agent Peter Cox and his special guests from the publishing world at POP-UP SUBMISSIONS, the internet's first live manuscript submission event! Join us live in the YouTube chat room every Sunday at 5pm UK / 12noon EST _________________________________________________________ 00:00 Featured on today's show: 00:04:50 Simon Perry is the author of "The Iron and the Yew" and a former soldier turned Cambridge historian. He is also the author of "Jesus Farted: The Vulgar Truth of the Biblical Christ" and enjoys writing fiction for fun. Historical Adventure / Narrated by Emily Rainsford 00:23:30 Emil Filipov, born in Bulgaria, is the author of the book "Cycles of Tam: Whispers of the Void". He lives in a small house near a forest with his wife, two kids, and a crazy Estonian hound dog called Cassiopeia. With no prior writing experience, Emil has crafted a unique and captivating fantasy novel. Fantasy / Narrated by Alison Gardiner 00:43:15 Duncan Lyon, author of the soon to be published memoir "Sand Paper Stone", captures an unforgettable journey of the rescue dogs that are adopted by his family. Through his writing, Lyon creates a vivid picture of the life lessons he learned from the rescue dogs in his childhood home. Literary Fiction/Horror / Narrated by M.E. Lewis 01:02:14 Philip Tinsley is a passionate believer in the Law of Attraction and a practitioner of the occult. He brings his life experience to his debut novel, "Golgoäth The Last Protector", a supernatural thriller that will leave readers enthralled. With his background in the care industry, Dungeons & Dragons, and tarot, Philip is sure to captivate and entertain. Dark fantasy realism / Narrated by Jon Duffy _________________________________________________________ Starring on this week's panel… author, writing coach and professional muse ROZ MORRIS! Together with Esteemed Litopian ANNIE SUMMERLEE! _________________________________________________________ Check out Roz Morris's website: RozMorris.Org Make a submission⇛ https://subs.litopia.com Audio podcast⇛ https://pop.litopia.com Our Narrators⇛ https://voice.litopia.com We’re doing something exciting, a little bit risky, and very new… Please support us by subscribing to our channel and by spreading the word on your social media! ✪ POP-UP GEAR ✪ Microphones⇛ Shure SM7B https://amzn.to/3wJ62uo Preamp⇛ ART TPS II 2-channel Tube Microphone Preamp https://amzn.to/3kG11Af Audio interface⇛ Marian Seraph 8 MKII TRS https://www.thomann.de/gb/marian_seraph_8_mkii_trs.htm Cameras⇛ Sony Vlog ZV-1 https://amzn.to/3MDDU2i Lighting⇛ Elgato Key Light - Professional 2800 lumens Studio Light with desk clamp https://amzn.to/3wKLwtr Vision Mixing⇛ Elgato Stream Deck XL – Advanced Studio Controller https://amzn.to/38Fzl96 Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 White https://amzn.to/3MQtbo4 #writingtips #writingtipsandtricks #books #author
Pop-Up Submissions
Aug 20 2023
Pop-Up Submissions
Come and join literary agent Peter Cox and his esteemed colleagues from the publishing industry for POP-UP SUBMISSIONS - the web's initial live manuscript submission event! _________________________________________________________ Join us live in the YouTube chat room every Sunday at 5pm UK / 12noon EST _________________________________________________________ Featured on today's show: * Doreen Zimmerman is a poet and author from Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Her debut book, "Golden Girl, Coming of Age With a Narcissistic Mother," is a powerful exploration of her childhood. Zimmerman's work is an honest and heartfelt look at the struggles of growing up with a narcissistic parent. A memoir / Narrated by Emily Rainsford * Rob Fridjhon is an experienced sailor and author of "Girl Adrift". He has a diverse background, ranging from boat building to teaching English and running a restaurant. His passion for writing has seen him edit novels, corporate manuscripts and theses. He promises to keep his bio brief, so as not to bore you! Historical fiction / Narrated by Hannah Faoileán * Andrew Russell is a former postman, river pilot and deckhand who has travelled the world and now turned his eye to writing. His latest work, "6 Days In Oklahoma", is a lively novel that takes readers on a journey of adventure and self-discovery. With his experience of living in Zambia, Canada and the UK, Andrew Russell is sure to provide an exciting and unique take on the story. Neo-western crime / Narrated by Martin Ross * Stephen Murphy is an author of two books published by Penguin imprints and the legal thriller "Abiding Conviction" published by Oceanview Publishing. Drawing from his Irish-American background and his own research, including visiting the National Library in Dublin and reading over two dozen memoirs and histories, he has now released his latest work, "For God or Country". His book takes a deep dive into the Irish Rebellion of 1916. Historical fiction / Narrated by Jon Duffy _________________________________________________________ Starring on this week's panel… pop-sci author BRIAN CLEGG! Together with Esteemed Litopian KATE SALISBURY! _________________________________________________________ Check out Brian Clegg's website: BrianClegg.Net Make a submission⇛ https://subs.litopia.com Audio podcast⇛ https://pop.litopia.com Our Narrators⇛ https://voice.litopia.com We’re doing something exciting, a little bit risky, and very new… Please support us by subscribing to our channel and by spreading the word on your social media! ✪ POP-UP GEAR ✪ Microphones⇛ Shure SM7B https://amzn.to/3wJ62uo Preamp⇛ ART TPS II 2-channel Tube Microphone Preamp https://amzn.to/3kG11Af Audio interface⇛ Marian Seraph 8 MKII TRS https://www.thomann.de/gb/marian_seraph_8_mkii_trs.htm Cameras⇛ Sony Vlog ZV-1 https://amzn.to/3MDDU2i Lighting⇛ Elgato Key Light - Professional 2800 lumens Studio Light with desk clamp https://amzn.to/3wKLwtr Vision Mixing⇛ Elgato Stream Deck XL – Advanced Studio Controller https://amzn.to/38Fzl96 Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 White https://amzn.to/3MQtbo4 #writingtips #writingtipsandtricks #books #author
Pop-Up Submissions | Manuscript Evaluations & Tips for Successful Authors
Aug 13 2023
Pop-Up Submissions | Manuscript Evaluations & Tips for Successful Authors
_________________________________________________________ Join us live in the YouTube chat room every Sunday at 5pm UK / 12noon EST _________________________________________________________ Featured on today's show: * Tim Rees is a Welsh author and former Welsh Guardsman with a background in BBC drama production. His most recent work, "The Drama Merchant", is an exciting novel that draws on his experience in the military and with the BBC. He has also written a memoir, eight novels, and a film script for DAL productions. Drama / Narrated by Emily Rainsford * Mara Linden's debut novel "Hyperaeon" is an ambitious mix of glamour, satire, and psychodrama, drawing on her unique background in indie political journalism and alternative lifestyle essays. Upmarket psychological thriller / Narrated by Alison Gardiner * James Charles is the author of "The Heretic's Protégé", a veteran of the United States Army and an educator for the Los Angeles School District for thirty years. He's an active member of professional writing organizations and has two eBooks published by a small press. Now living on the Big Island of Hawaii, James enjoys reading, writing, hosting dinner parties, swimming and scuba diving. Check out his Amazon author page for more information! Historical / Narrated by Martin Ross * Kiz V.J. Moncrieff is an exciting author of science fiction and fantasy. Their debut novel, "Project Chimera", is sure to have readers on the edge of their seats. Kiz was born in Kent, England, and has a BSc in Animal Behaviour. They continue to learn and research while working in Pet Insurance. Science Fiction / Narrated by Jon Duffy _________________________________________________________ Starring on this week's panel… young adult author KATHRYN EVANS! Together with Esteemed Litopian MATT SCHOFIELD! _________________________________________________________ Check out Kathryn Evans's website: KathrynEvans.Ink Make a submission⇛ https://subs.litopia.com Audio podcast⇛ https://pop.litopia.com Our Narrators⇛ https://voice.litopia.com We’re doing something exciting, a little bit risky, and very new… Please support us by subscribing to our channel and by spreading the word on your social media! ✪ POP-UP GEAR ✪ Microphones⇛ Shure SM7B https://amzn.to/3wJ62uo Preamp⇛ ART TPS II 2-channel Tube Microphone Preamp https://amzn.to/3kG11Af Audio interface⇛ Marian Seraph 8 MKII TRS https://www.thomann.de/gb/marian_seraph_8_mkii_trs.htm Cameras⇛ Sony Vlog ZV-1 https://amzn.to/3MDDU2i Lighting⇛ Elgato Key Light - Professional 2800 lumens Studio Light with desk clamp https://amzn.to/3wKLwtr Vision Mixing⇛ Elgato Stream Deck XL – Advanced Studio Controller https://amzn.to/38Fzl96 Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 White https://amzn.to/3MQtbo4 #writingtips #writingtipsandtricks #books #author
Pop-Up Submissions
Aug 6 2023
Pop-Up Submissions
Come and join the literary world's most exciting live event, POP-UP SUBMISSIONS, hosted by Peter Cox! _________________________________________________________ Join us live in the YouTube chat room every Sunday at 5pm UK / 12noon EST _________________________________________________________ 0:00 Featured on today's show: 00:03:04 Ione Smallwood is a healthcare worker from the UK who grew up in the foggy moors of the Peak District. She has always had a passion for writing dark tales and her debut novel, "The Moon Eater", is the first instalment in the Gold series; a clean, three-part series for young adults. Join Gold on her darkly humorous exploits as she discovers the secrets of her past. Young adult fantasy/horror fiction / Narrated by Hannah Faoileán 00:25:42 Helen Watts is a successful magazine publisher, online retailer, editor and publisher for Scholastic and Heinemann. Her debut YA novel "One Day in Oradour" won the Extraordinary Award at the Southern Schools Book Awards, and her second novel "No Stone Unturned" was shortlisted for several awards. Her latest book, "Escape From The Rock", is sure to be another hit! Young Adult / Historical Fiction / Narrated by M.E. Lewis 00:47:29 David McGuire is a 47-year-old marketing copywriter from Cornwall, UK. He has spent the past two decades writing about everything from cybersecurity to forklift trucks, and now he has put those skills to use in his debut novel, "Jetsam". It is a fast-paced, emotional adventure with a touch of Cornish folklore and a cast of memorable characters. David's book is suitable for strong middle-grade readers aged 10 and up, and leaves room for a potential trilogy. Upper Middle Grade (Ambitious Readers, 10+) / Narrated by Jon Duffy 01:05:00 David Geey is a barrister who has written "Who Rules The Rootless Tree" - his second middle grade novel. He is also the author of short stories in verse for children. Geey's book is a lively and captivating story that will delight readers of all ages. Middle Grade Fantasy / Narrated by Beverley Dalton _________________________________________________________ Starring on this week's panel… paranormal romance author ROBIN JEFFREY! Together with Esteemed Litopian ANNIE SUMMERLEE! _________________________________________________________ Check out Robin Jeffrey's website: RobinJeffreyAuthor.Com Make a submission⇛ https://subs.litopia.com Audio podcast⇛ https://pop.litopia.com Our Narrators⇛ https://voice.litopia.com We’re doing something exciting, a little bit risky, and very new… Please support us by subscribing to our channel and by spreading the word on your social media! ✪ POP-UP GEAR ✪ Microphones⇛ Shure SM7B https://amzn.to/3wJ62uo Preamp⇛ ART TPS II 2-channel Tube Microphone Preamp https://amzn.to/3kG11Af Audio interface⇛ Marian Seraph 8 MKII TRS https://www.thomann.de/gb/marian_seraph_8_mkii_trs.htm Cameras⇛ Sony Vlog ZV-1 https://amzn.to/3MDDU2i Lighting⇛ Elgato Key Light - Professional 2800 lumens Studio Light with desk clamp https://amzn.to/3wKLwtr Vision Mixing⇛ Elgato Stream Deck XL – Advanced Studio Controller https://amzn.to/38Fzl96 Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 White https://amzn.to/3MQtbo4 #writingtips #writingtipsandtricks #books #author
Pop-Up Submissions
Jul 30 2023
Pop-Up Submissions
Discover POP-UP SUBMISSIONS, an online event with literary agent Peter Cox and his associates from the publishing world. Every week, Peter and his guests, as well as the experts from the Pop-Up Genius Room, will assess manuscripts submitted by aspiring authors. _________________________________________________________ Join us live in the YouTube chat room every Sunday at 5pm UK / 12noon EST _________________________________________________________ Featured on today's show: * Jack Burns is an author with an eclectic background. He has "Bodyswitch" to his name, a book longlisted for a CWA Debut Dagger award. His journey to the writing world has been an interesting one, having gone to art school, busked in Europe, been a film extra, and played rugby. Metaphysical horror/thriller / Narrated by Martin Ross * Alex Steel is a multi-talented author who has "Torn Apart" as his latest book. He has had an incredible career as a musician touring with Elton John and Rod Stewart, co-writing a rock opera for the Edinburgh Festival, and writing and editing hundreds of articles. He has been published in the past and has been longlisted for the CWA Debut Dagger award and shortlisted for the crime thriller award at the Hastings Literary Festival. A Mike Delaney action thriller / Narrated by Hannah Faoileán * Becky Jarnes is the author of the novel "Richter's Daughter". With an educational background in Creative Writing and a career in Anesthesia, she has crafted a captivating story of historical fiction. Becky has traveled to the many locations featured in her book, further enhancing her writing. She is a mother and a fossil hunter in her spare time. Historical Thriller / Narrated by M.E. Lewis * Tim Rees is a Welsh author with a background in BBC drama and a memoir, "In Service: The Story Of A Welsh Guardsman," published by The History Press. He has written seven novels, including the recently released "Royal Seal," as well as a film script and a novella. He has also had a short story produced by the BBC. Thriller / Narrated by Geoff Sullivan _________________________________________________________ Starring on this week's panel… No. 1 bestselling author TIFFANY YATES MARTIN! Together with Esteemed Litopian JON DUFFY! _________________________________________________________ Check out Tiffany Yates Martin's website: FoxPrintEditorial.Com Make a submission⇛ https://subs.litopia.com Audio podcast⇛ https://pop.litopia.com Our Narrators⇛ https://voice.litopia.com We’re doing something exciting, a little bit risky, and very new… Please support us by subscribing to our channel and by spreading the word on your social media! ✪ POP-UP GEAR ✪ Microphones⇛ Shure SM7B https://amzn.to/3wJ62uo Preamp⇛ ART TPS II 2-channel Tube Microphone Preamp https://amzn.to/3kG11Af Audio interface⇛ Marian Seraph 8 MKII TRS https://www.thomann.de/gb/marian_seraph_8_mkii_trs.htm Cameras⇛ Sony Vlog ZV-1 https://amzn.to/3MDDU2i Lighting⇛ Elgato Key Light - Professional 2800 lumens Studio Light with desk clamp https://amzn.to/3wKLwtr Vision Mixing⇛ Elgato Stream Deck XL – Advanced Studio Controller https://amzn.to/38Fzl96 Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 White https://amzn.to/3MQtbo4 #writingtips #writingtipsandtricks #books #author
Pop-Up Submissions from Litopia
Jul 16 2023
Pop-Up Submissions from Litopia
Come join Peter Cox, a literary agent, and his publishing industry friends for POP-UP SUBMISSIONS, the online manuscript submission event! Every week, Peter and his guests, along with the Pop-Up Genius Room, will review submissions from hopeful authors. Don't miss your chance to get your manuscript seen and heard! _________________________________________________________ Join us live in the YouTube chat room every Sunday at 5pm UK / 12noon EST _________________________________________________________ 0:00 Featured on today's show: 00:02:12 Rajat Narula, a World Bank lead financial management specialist, brings his global experience to life in his second novel, "Azalea Heights". Literary Thriller / Narrated by Emily Rainsford 00:16:53 Robert Peterson is a non-binary writer living between Florence and London. Their debut novel, "Voluptuaries," explores the nuances of two of the world's most iconic cities. Peterson's work is an exploration of identity and relationships in the modern world. Literary Fiction / Narrated by Emily Rainsford 00:37:05 It’s a crime thriller called “Going, Going, Gone Bad” by Jack Henley. Psychological Thriller / Narrated by Geoff Sullivan 00:59:07 Adrian Bagley is the author of "The Electropop Appreciation Society", a novel about a woman's journey to self-discovery. A 49-year-old living in Surrey, Adrian has been housebound due to a severe ME/CFS diagnosis since he was 14. Writing since his teens, Adrian has honed his craft through short stories, running a writers group, and volunteering. Science fiction / Narrated by Beverley Dalton _________________________________________________________ Starring on this week's panel… No. 1 bestselling author WILL PEARSON! Together with Esteemed Litopian ANDY DICKENSON! _________________________________________________________ Check out Will Pearson's website: WillPearsonBooks.Com Make a submission⇛ https://subs.litopia.com Audio podcast⇛ https://pop.litopia.com Our Narrators⇛ https://voice.litopia.com We’re doing something exciting, a little bit risky, and very new… Please support us by subscribing to our channel and by spreading the word on your social media! ✪ POP-UP GEAR ✪ Microphones⇛ Shure SM7B https://amzn.to/3wJ62uo Preamp⇛ ART TPS II 2-channel Tube Microphone Preamp https://amzn.to/3kG11Af Audio interface⇛ Marian Seraph 8 MKII TRS https://www.thomann.de/gb/marian_seraph_8_mkii_trs.htm Cameras⇛ Sony Vlog ZV-1 https://amzn.to/3MDDU2i Lighting⇛ Elgato Key Light - Professional 2800 lumens Studio Light with desk clamp https://amzn.to/3wKLwtr Vision Mixing⇛ Elgato Stream Deck XL – Advanced Studio Controller https://amzn.to/38Fzl96 Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 White https://amzn.to/3MQtbo4 #writingtips #writingtipsandtricks #books #author
Pop-Up Submissions
Jul 9 2023
Pop-Up Submissions
Join us for the weekly live show that looks at manuscripts from four aspiring authors... _________________________________________________________ Join us live in the YouTube chat room every Sunday at 5pm UK / 12noon EST _________________________________________________________ Featured on today's show: * Tim Rees, an author with a BBC drama department background and seven published novels, has just released his first YA and SciFi novel, "Anu". With his memoir "In Service: The Story Of A Welsh Guardsman" already published, Tim has also recently written a film script and turned it into a novella. YA/SciFi / Narrated by Emily Rainsford * Paul Rand, an engineer turned secondary school maths and business teacher, has discovered a love for writing alongside their teaching career. Their talent for storytelling was showcased through the performance of their fifteen-minute play, 'The Other Foot,' at Theatre Deli in London, and the selection of a sketch they wrote for CBBC's 'Class Dismissed.' Committed to creating inclusive spaces, Paul Rand actively supports the student-led QSA (Queer Straight Alliance) at their school. Their debut novel, "Joe with an E," offers a thought-provoking exploration of a gender-identity focused flipped world, drawing inspiration from Malorie Blackman's 'Noughts and Crosses.' Adult speculative / Narrated by Jon Duffy * Bill Leesman is a father of two adult special needs children and a volunteer for the Special Olympics. He has "Dancing Under Grey Skies" to share his three decades of experience living in a parallel world. With a broad scope of industry experience, Bill hopes to help those with special needs achieve their potential. Literary / Upmarket / Narrated by M.E. Lewis * Miara Truog Sebouhian is a nineteen-year-old freshman at Ursinus College in Pennsylvania, studying English. She is from Northern California and has faced numerous challenges, including homelessness and the Sonoma County fires. Her most challenging accomplishment is her first book, "Sisters and the Long Lost Bloodlines," which she hopes will create a world for readers to escape into with characters with whom they can relate. Young Adult; Fantasy / Narrated by Alison Gardiner _________________________________________________________ Starring on this week's panel… three-time Grammy nominee & Professor of Jazz Studies STEVE WIEST! Together with author & Litopian KATE SALISBURY! _________________________________________________________ Check out Kate Salisbury's website: KESalisbury.Com Make a submission⇛ https://subs.litopia.com Audio podcast⇛ https://pop.litopia.com Our Narrators⇛ https://voice.litopia.com We’re doing something exciting, a little bit risky, and very new… Please support us by subscribing to our channel and by spreading the word on your social media! ✪ POP-UP GEAR ✪ Microphones⇛ Shure SM7B https://amzn.to/3wJ62uo Preamp⇛ ART TPS II 2-channel Tube Microphone Preamp https://amzn.to/3kG11Af Audio interface⇛ Marian Seraph 8 MKII TRS https://www.thomann.de/gb/marian_seraph_8_mkii_trs.htm Cameras⇛ Sony Vlog ZV-1 https://amzn.to/3MDDU2i Lighting⇛ Elgato Key Light - Professional 2800 lumens Studio Light with desk clamp https://amzn.to/3wKLwtr Vision Mixing⇛ Elgato Stream Deck XL – Advanced Studio Controller https://amzn.to/38Fzl96 Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 White https://amzn.to/3MQtbo4 #writingtips #writingtipsandtricks #books #author
Pop-Up Submissions from Litopia
Jul 2 2023
Pop-Up Submissions from Litopia
Come to POP-UP SUBMISSIONS and witness literary agent Peter Cox and his special guests from the publishing world as they evaluate manuscripts from aspiring authors. Every week, the experts in the Pop-Up Genius Room provide their critiques and opinions on the submissions. Don't miss this unique opportunity to see the inner workings of the literary industry! _________________________________________________________ Join us live in the YouTube chat room every Sunday at 5pm UK / 12noon EST _________________________________________________________ 0:00 Featured on today's show: 00:02:50 Simon Perry is an extraordinary individual. A historian at Cambridge, ex-military, and former rough sleeper, Perry has used his experience to write the inspiring book, "Pure Flight". Historical Adventure / Narrated by Kay Leitch 00:21:09 Matthew Carr is an award-winning Sheffield-based writer and journalist, author of eight published books, including the novels "The Devils of Cardona" and "Black Sun Rising", and the memoir "My Father's House". His latest book, "My Blank Pages", is a reflection on his writing life, exploring why writers take risks, and the things that can go wrong and right. Memoir / Narrated by Beverley Dalton 00:44:08 Steve Legomsky, author of "Change and Delusion," is a published fiction writer, law professor, and former Chief Counsel of the federal immigration services agency in the Obama Administration. He has authored three academic books and numerous law review articles and op-ed pieces. Legomsky has also held visiting academic positions at universities in 12 countries. short story collection / Narrated by M.E. Lewis 01:04:26 Colin Culbreth is a US-based author from a small town in North-Eastern Oregon. He recently released his debut novel, "Mirage", and is ready to bring his charming personality and wonderful smile to the world of literature. Colin's story is one of a small-town man who, despite the odds, achieved his dream of becoming a published author. Speculative Fiction / Narrated by Peggy Brusseau _________________________________________________________ Starring on this week's panel… bestselling author EMMA ROBINSON! Together with Esteemed Litopian KAYLIE FINN! _________________________________________________________ Check out Emma Robinson's website: MotherhoodForSlackers.Com Make a submission⇛ https://subs.litopia.com Audio podcast⇛ https://pop.litopia.com Our Narrators⇛ https://voice.litopia.com We’re doing something exciting, a little bit risky, and very new… Please support us by subscribing to our channel and by spreading the word on your social media! ✪ POP-UP GEAR ✪ Microphones⇛ Shure SM7B https://amzn.to/3wJ62uo Preamp⇛ ART TPS II 2-channel Tube Microphone Preamp https://amzn.to/3kG11Af Audio interface⇛ Marian Seraph 8 MKII TRS https://www.thomann.de/gb/marian_seraph_8_mkii_trs.htm Cameras⇛ Sony Vlog ZV-1 https://amzn.to/3MDDU2i Lighting⇛ Elgato Key Light - Professional 2800 lumens Studio Light with desk clamp https://amzn.to/3wKLwtr Vision Mixing⇛ Elgato Stream Deck XL – Advanced Studio Controller https://amzn.to/38Fzl96 Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 White https://amzn.to/3MQtbo4 #writingtips #writingtipsandtricks #books #author
Pop-Up Submissions: How to Get Your Book Published
Jun 25 2023
Pop-Up Submissions: How to Get Your Book Published
Come and join Peter Cox and his esteemed colleagues from the publishing world for POP-UP SUBMISSIONS, the web's first ever live manuscript submission event! _________________________________________________________ Join us live in the YouTube chat room every Sunday at 5pm UK / 12noon EST _________________________________________________________ Featured on today's show: * Andreia Rodrigues, a 36-year-old Latin American woman living in Europe for the past ten years, is the author of "Wild Dandelions". A health professional, academic, and emerging author, Andreia has dedicated the past three years to building up her literary writing skills. Memoir / Narrated by Kay Leitch * Tobias Robbins, a middle school teacher of language arts and history, has recently published his debut novel, "The Remnants of Pryr". Robbins is passionate about stories and has always considered himself a writer, even though he has never been published before. Sci-fi/Fantasy / Narrated by Beverley Dalton * Violet Scott Clark is the author of "Wishing For a Fig in Winter," a book written by a litigator, professor, child abuse & neglect administrative hearing officer, and mother of two humans and a Goldendoodle. Reading Group Fiction / Narrated by M.E. Lewis * Sally Brockway is a multi-faceted author who has written the novel "The Truth About Dust" after 30+ years as a journalist, two non-fiction wellness books, and a fortune-telling journal. She has also written TV spec scripts, radio plays, film scripts, and short stories. A mother of three, she is currently working on her second novel. Women's fiction / Narrated by Alison Gardiner _________________________________________________________ Starring on this week's panel… bestselling & award-winning horror author BRIAN CLEGG! Together with Award-winning Memoirist JAMIE BOWMAN! _________________________________________________________ Check out Brian Clegg's website: BrianClegg.Net Make a submission⇛ https://subs.litopia.com Audio podcast⇛ https://pop.litopia.com Our Narrators⇛ https://voice.litopia.com We’re doing something exciting, a little bit risky, and very new… Please support us by subscribing to our channel and by spreading the word on your social media! ✪ POP-UP GEAR ✪ Microphones⇛ Shure SM7B https://amzn.to/3wJ62uo Preamp⇛ ART TPS II 2-channel Tube Microphone Preamp https://amzn.to/3kG11Af Audio interface⇛ Marian Seraph 8 MKII TRS https://www.thomann.de/gb/marian_seraph_8_mkii_trs.htm Cameras⇛ Sony Vlog ZV-1 https://amzn.to/3MDDU2i Lighting⇛ Elgato Key Light - Professional 2800 lumens Studio Light with desk clamp https://amzn.to/3wKLwtr Vision Mixing⇛ Elgato Stream Deck XL – Advanced Studio Controller https://amzn.to/38Fzl96 Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 White https://amzn.to/3MQtbo4 #writingtips #writingtipsandtricks #books #author
Pop-Up Submissions!
Jun 20 2023
Pop-Up Submissions!
Be a part of POP-UP SUBMISSIONS, the web's first-ever live manuscript submission event! Every week, Peter Cox and his guests from the publishing industry, along with the experts in the Pop-Up Genius Room, will be giving their opinion on the manuscripts sent in by hopeful authors. Don't miss out on the opportunity to be part of this amazing new venture! _________________________________________________________ Join us live in the YouTube chat room every Sunday at 5pm UK / 12noon EST _________________________________________________________ 0:00 Featured on today's show: 00:03:33 Jasmine Arden-Brown has a keen interest in world history and a love of filling gaps with magic. She is an actor and writer living in Birmingham with her husband and has been writing together for over seven years. Her Fantasy novel, "Autumn Lupins," was published in the Hysteria 2020 Anthology and she hopes to expand it into a novel. Historical Fantasy 00:22:25 Peter Sale is a 36-year-old Healthcare professional from Ellesmere Port. He is the author of the novel "Trained In Death", and with help from his wife Charlotte and rescue Labrador, Podrick, he has crafted an exciting story. Peter's writing is a way for him to relax and unwind, even when his Crohn's disease leaves him feeling exhausted. Urban Fantasy 00:50:56 Ruth O'Shea, an Irish writer with a Master's in Creative Writing from the University of Limerick, is the author of "Glue". She has been awarded a scholarship from the Vermont College of Fine Art and bursaries from Stockton University and The Word Factory London. Children's 9+ 01:12:04 Norrie Sinclair is a Scottish novelist whose work spans 30 years of living and working in Central Europe. His latest book, "Requiem For The Under Ground," is a testament to his extensive experience. Upmarket Thriller _________________________________________________________ Starring on this week's panel… author JOSEPH SCHILLER! Together with Esteemed Litopian MATT SCHOFIELD! _________________________________________________________ Check out Joseph Schiller's website: Author Make a submission⇛ https://subs.litopia.com Audio podcast⇛ https://pop.litopia.com Our Narrators⇛ https://voice.litopia.com We’re doing something exciting, a little bit risky, and very new… Please support us by subscribing to our channel and by spreading the word on your social media! ✪ POP-UP GEAR ✪ Microphones⇛ Shure SM7B https://amzn.to/3wJ62uo Preamp⇛ ART TPS II 2-channel Tube Microphone Preamp https://amzn.to/3kG11Af Audio interface⇛ Marian Seraph 8 MKII TRS https://www.thomann.de/gb/marian_seraph_8_mkii_trs.htm Cameras⇛ Sony Vlog ZV-1 https://amzn.to/3MDDU2i Lighting⇛ Elgato Key Light - Professional 2800 lumens Studio Light with desk clamp https://amzn.to/3wKLwtr Vision Mixing⇛ Elgato Stream Deck XL – Advanced Studio Controller https://amzn.to/38Fzl96 Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 White https://amzn.to/3MQtbo4 #writingtips #writingtipsandtricks #books #author
How to Get Your Book Published & Become a Successful Author - Expert Manuscript Evaluations
Jun 11 2023
How to Get Your Book Published & Become a Successful Author - Expert Manuscript Evaluations
Come join Peter Cox and his esteemed guests from the publishing industry for a unique opportunity - POP-UP SUBMISSIONS! Every week, Peter and his colleagues, along with the experts in the Pop-Up Genius Room, will assess manuscripts submitted by aspiring authors. Don't miss your chance to gain invaluable feedback from the professionals! _________________________________________________________ Join us live in the YouTube chat room every Sunday at 5pm UK / 12noon EST _________________________________________________________ 0:00 Featured on today's show: 00:02:46 Leah Rose is a Nashville-born therapist and writer currently based in Boston, MA. Her background in psychology and English writing, combined with her master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and specialization in the expressive arts, makes her the perfect author for her debut novel, "Interdimensional". YA light sci-fi/magical realism / Narrated by Alison Gardiner 00:21:08 Marie Madden is a primary school teacher and creative writing graduate, and her debut novel "The Emery Papers" is her first foray into the literary world. Despite sending out submissions, Marie has yet to receive replies from any agencies, leaving her unsure of the quality of her work. Upper middle grade/Y.A. (I'm not very confident) / Narrated by Beverley Dalton 00:40:31 Niamh Scullion is an award-winning author and communications specialist. She has published essays in the Vacuum Magazine and Freckle Magazine, and was awarded the Prime Minister's Points of Light award for founding a charity. With 20 years of experience in journalism, communications and PR, and an MA in creative writing from Queen's University of Belfast, Niamh has been selected for many writer development programmes, including NI Screen Short Steps, BBC Writers Room Hothouse programme and Irish Writer's Centre programmes. She was awarded funding to write her novel, "Dead Language", and her next one. Young Adult Literary Fiction / Narrated by Jon Duffy 00:56:05 Jonathan Walmsley is a Solutions Engineer for a global law firm who studied Civil Engineering at Manchester University. He is the author of "The Nominal" and enjoys films, Brit-pop era music, playing cricket and watching Manchester City. He is an avid reader of literary/contemporary fiction, with JG Ballard, Cormac McCarthy, Martin Amis and Don DeLillo being his preferred authors. Coming-of-age / Narrated by Kay Leitch _________________________________________________________ Starring on this week's panel… bestselling horror author LEE MURRAY! Together with Esteemed Litopian ALI GARDINER! _________________________________________________________ Check out Lee Murray's website: LeeMurray.Info Make a submission⇛ https://subs.litopia.com Audio podcast⇛ https://pop.litopia.com Our Narrators⇛ https://voice.litopia.com We’re doing something exciting, a little bit risky, and very new… Please support us by subscribing to our channel and by spreading the word on your social media! ✪ POP-UP GEAR ✪ Microphones⇛ Shure SM7B https://amzn.to/3wJ62uo Preamp⇛ ART TPS II 2-channel Tube Microphone Preamp https://amzn.to/3kG11Af Audio interface⇛ Marian Seraph 8 MKII TRS https://www.thomann.de/gb/marian_seraph_8_mkii_trs.htm Cameras⇛ Sony Vlog ZV-1 https://amzn.to/3MDDU2i Lighting⇛ Elgato Key Light - Professional 2800 lumens Studio Light with desk clamp https://amzn.to/3wKLwtr Vision Mixing⇛ Elgato Stream Deck XL – Advanced Studio Controller https://amzn.to/38Fzl96 Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 White https://amzn.to/3MQtbo4 #writingtips #writingtipsandtricks #books #author
Pop-Up Submissions
Jun 4 2023
Pop-Up Submissions
Experience the excitement of live manuscript submissions with POP-UP SUBMISSIONS! Every week, literary agent Peter Cox and his esteemed guests from the publishing world review the manuscripts of aspiring authors. _________________________________________________________ Join us live in the YouTube chat room every Sunday at 5pm UK / 12noon EST _________________________________________________________ Featured on today's show: * "Help! We're Trapped Inside This Book!" is written by Jasmine Arden-Brown who can't wait to show you what she's been up to! Young Adult Adventure Comedy / Narrated by M.E. Lewis * Hilary Coombes is a contemporary women's fiction writer who has self-published several novels, plus a book of short stories, with proceeds going to premature baby charities. Her latest work, "Siblings - Emma's Story", is the first in a trilogy that spans 25 years and follows the journey of a woman in search of her birth mother. COMMERCIAL WOMEN'S FICTION / Narrated by Martin Ross * Adam Jensen, author of "I Didn't!", is a full-time primary school teacher of over 20 years and has a passion for writing books. His previous book "Our Story" was written for his adopted son in 2014 and explores themes of fairness, noises, friendships and emotions. Children's / Narrated by Emily Rainsford * Joshua Adrian is a marine biologist and professional nerd from Cape Town, South Africa. His debut novel, "Karra-kah: a Novel of the Abyss," is a product of his lifelong passion for adventure, danger, and exploration. With a background in science, art, and entertainment, Joshua's creative works are an exploration of the world and life as a collection of stories. Hard Science Fiction / Narrated by Kay Leitch * Sophie Smith is a secondary English teacher from Birmingham, UK, now living in New Zealand. She is a passionate writer and was long-listed for the UK Film Festival Script Competition 2022. Her poem collection "DNA" draws from her mixed cultural background and her experience with DNA testing. Young adult, coming of age, social issue / Narrated by Emily Rainsford _________________________________________________________ Starring on this week's panel… leading ghostwriter & writing tutor ROZ MORRIS! Together with Esteemed Litopian MATT SCHOFIELD! _________________________________________________________ Check out Roz Morris's website: RozMorris.Org Make a submission⇛ https://subs.litopia.com Audio podcast⇛ https://pop.litopia.com Our Narrators⇛ https://voice.litopia.com We’re doing something exciting, a little bit risky, and very new… Please support us by subscribing to our channel and by spreading the word on your social media! ✪ POP-UP GEAR ✪ Microphones⇛ Shure SM7B https://amzn.to/3wJ62uo Preamp⇛ ART TPS II 2-channel Tube Microphone Preamp https://amzn.to/3kG11Af Audio interface⇛ Marian Seraph 8 MKII TRS https://www.thomann.de/gb/marian_seraph_8_mkii_trs.htm Cameras⇛ Sony Vlog ZV-1 https://amzn.to/3MDDU2i Lighting⇛ Elgato Key Light - Professional 2800 lumens Studio Light with desk clamp https://amzn.to/3wKLwtr Vision Mixing⇛ Elgato Stream Deck XL – Advanced Studio Controller https://amzn.to/38Fzl96 Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 White https://amzn.to/3MQtbo4 #writingtips #writingtipsandtricks #books #author
Get Your Book Published: Pop-up Submissions
May 28 2023
Get Your Book Published: Pop-up Submissions
Come along to POP-UP SUBMISSIONS for the chance to get your manuscript seen by literary agent Peter Cox and other publishing professionals! _________________________________________________________ Join us live in the YouTube chat room every Sunday at 5pm UK / 12noon EST _________________________________________________________ Featured on today's show: * Stephen Gachara is a twenty four year old pancake enthusiast and Technical University of Kenya student who has recently released his debut novel, "The White Orchid". Gachara's passion for fiction and story telling was inspired by books such as Barbara Kimenye's "Moses in Trouble", Rick Riordan's "The Lightning Thief" and Kentaro Miura's "Berserk". In his free time, Gachara works as his cat's butler. Mystery / Narrated by Kay Leitch * Chris Foster Tolley is the author of "Trip '89", a semi-autobiographical novel about recapturing the halcyon days of pre-internet life. An experienced lecturer in Modern British History and the creator of the successful English language teaching coursebook "Teaching Tracks", Chris is a regular contributor to non-fiction works. Genre - Coming of Age / (recent) Historical Fiction. / Narrated by Martin Ross * Dominic Hutchinson, a Melbourne native, is the author of "Integrating" and an avid lover of Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Dystopian genres. He has a passion for writing, focusing on integrating neurologically challenged individuals, while adapting to his own learning barriers. He is currently studying the Bachelor of IT. Sci-Fi/Fantasy / Narrated by Jon Duffy * JC Button is an author and former army officer and inner city school teacher. He is best known for his book "The Jigsaw of Light", which explores the power of personal growth. Coming of Age Fantasy Adventure / Narrated by Kay Leitch * Carri-Ann Bloom is a biochemist and science journalist from Jeffreys Bay, South Africa. She is the author of the book "Beyond the Pale", which deals with the impending threat of climate change on indigenous medical knowledge systems. Thriller / Narrated by Martin Ross _________________________________________________________ Starring on this week's panel… BBC presenter & Litopian KATE SALISBURY! Together with Esteemed Litopian ANNIE SUMMERLEE! _________________________________________________________ Check out Kate Salisbury's website: https://sites.google.com/view/kesalisburyauthor/home Make a submission⇛ https://subs.litopia.com Audio podcast⇛ https://pop.litopia.com Our Narrators⇛ https://voice.litopia.com We’re doing something exciting, a little bit risky, and very new… Please support us by subscribing to our channel and by spreading the word on your social media! ✪ POP-UP GEAR ✪ Microphones⇛ Shure SM7B https://amzn.to/3wJ62uo Preamp⇛ ART TPS II 2-channel Tube Microphone Preamp https://amzn.to/3kG11Af Audio interface⇛ Marian Seraph 8 MKII TRS https://www.thomann.de/gb/marian_seraph_8_mkii_trs.htm Cameras⇛ Sony Vlog ZV-1 https://amzn.to/3MDDU2i Lighting⇛ Elgato Key Light - Professional 2800 lumens Studio Light with desk clamp https://amzn.to/3wKLwtr Vision Mixing⇛ Elgato Stream Deck XL – Advanced Studio Controller https://amzn.to/38Fzl96 Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 White https://amzn.to/3MQtbo4 #writingtips #writingtipsandtricks #books #author
Pop-Up Submissions
May 21 2023
Pop-Up Submissions
Get ready to join literary agent Peter Cox and his esteemed colleagues from the publishing world for the first ever live manuscript submission event: POP-UP SUBMISSIONS! _________________________________________________________ Join us live in the YouTube chat room every Sunday at 5pm UK / 12noon EST _________________________________________________________ Featured on today's show: * Garren Best is the author of the book "A Little Spark". He is a 26-year-old writer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a background in athletics. Best has been writing for many years, and recently wrote and published his debut novel "A Little Spark". new adult fantasy / Narrated by Hannah Faoileán * "Project Eaglestar" is the debut novel of Dave Newman, a retired teacher raised in the home of Rugby Union and an eclectic background of lab work, science equipment sales, bookshop management, theology, and music. Eco Thriller / Narrated by Geoff Sullivan * Miguel Aguera is an author and former Army serviceman and prisoner. His book, "RIDER / Sophie's seeing Unicorns again", is a testament to his resilience and determination to overcome adversity. Despite facing challenges such as prison, homelessness, and mental illness, he has attained a Diploma in I.T., a HND in Software Engineering, and is now a warehouse supervisor. His passion for writing and family has kept him motivated to keep pushing forward. Speculative fiction / Narrated by Martin Ross * Darren Adams is the author of "Biker Boy and the Road to Redemption". A former teacher and driver for the local council, Adams has a background in History from LSE and UCL, and is currently working on a fifth century Arthurian novel, "Birth of a Legend". Bildungsroman / Narrated by Jon Duffy * Fiona Swinhoe is a thirty-five-year-old charity fundraiser, originally from Sheffield, who has lived in Liverpool and Vietnam. She wrote "Chelsea Roberts's Diary" to shed light on issues of consent and sexual harassment in the post-Me Too era. Contemporary women's fiction _________________________________________________________ Starring on this week's panel… leading British publisher NICOLAS CHEETHAM! Together with Esteemed Litopian JON DUFFY! _________________________________________________________ Check out the Head Of Zeus website - https://headofzeus.com/ Make a submission⇛ https://subs.litopia.com Audio podcast⇛ https://pop.litopia.com Our Narrators⇛ https://voice.litopia.com We’re doing something exciting, a little bit risky, and very new… Please support us by subscribing to our channel and by spreading the word on your social media! ✪ POP-UP GEAR ✪ Microphones⇛ Shure SM7B https://amzn.to/3wJ62uo Preamp⇛ ART TPS II 2-channel Tube Microphone Preamp https://amzn.to/3kG11Af Audio interface⇛ Marian Seraph 8 MKII TRS https://www.thomann.de/gb/marian_seraph_8_mkii_trs.htm Cameras⇛ Sony Vlog ZV-1 https://amzn.to/3MDDU2i Lighting⇛ Elgato Key Light - Professional 2800 lumens Studio Light with desk clamp https://amzn.to/3wKLwtr Vision Mixing⇛ Elgato Stream Deck XL – Advanced Studio Controller https://amzn.to/38Fzl96 #writingtips #writingtipsandtricks #books #author