Over the past two years, Litopia's Pop-Up Submissions has established itself as an innovative and popular live weekly show. We're the first show to take readers and writers behind the scenes of the publishing industry... and reveal what really goes on what you submit a manuscript to an agent or publisher!
Anyone - Litopian or non-member - can make a Pop-Up Submission through the form here. However, Litopians have certain important benefits, please read on.
*** Why You Should Watch***
Watching Pop-Up Submissions will give you a unique insight into how the manuscript submission process actually works. Every week, we look at five submisisons and evaluate them, live on-air. You will learn a huge amount! And - you'll have fun, too.
Join us in the Chat Room (only for Litopians!) as the show goes out live and you'll have an entertaining and enlightening experience. If you can't join us live then catch up on the week's recording on YouTube, also posted here in the Colony.
*** Benefits For Litopians ***
Pop-Up Submissions offers Litopians a fabulous way to test-market your writing concepts at a ridiculously early stage. Normally, writers are expected to complete their manuscripts (perhaps the best part of 100,000 words) before the publishing business will consider them. No longer! Now, you can test-market an idea you have, without investing months - or years - of work producing a full manuscript. All you need is a good title, a blurb, and the first 700 words.
Additionally, Litopians get acces to the Litopia Chat Room during the show, and are sometimes invited onto the show itself as pannelists.
*** When & Where ***
Every Sunday, with rare breaks for holidays.
- Join the Chat Room by clicking the "Chat" button on the main menu at the top of this page.
- Watch the live stream on Litopia's YouTube channel (Litopia)
In case of technical difficulties, Pop-Up Submissions is also broadcast live on our Twitch channel (www.twitch.tv/litopia) and sometimes on our Facebook page, too.
The show starts at 5pm London UK time. For times in other parts of the world, check the Time Zone Converter here.
Recordings will be made available in this forum afterwards... but you'll enjoy it more - and learn more - if you join us live in the Chat Room!
Any problems you may encounter will be expertly resolved by posting them in Chase’s Technical Questionnairium.