A Genuine Community

We’re the oldest community for writers on the internet, bar none. While others pay lip service to the notion of  “community” (looking at you, Mr. Zuckerberg!) we’re the real thing.  We have a vibrant collegiate spirit. Mutual support is part of our ethos. Whether you’re actively developing a project – or going through a fallow…

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Be Part of the Publishing Process

When you join Litopia, you become part of the POP-UP SUBMISSIONS Genius Room. Your opinions – and your votes – decide which submission wins each show. The monthly winner then goes straight to one of the UK’s leading publishers for serious publishing consideration. It’s a new route into the publishing business that we’ve successfully pioneered……

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Literary Agent Inside

Litopia’s founder Peter Cox is a best-selling writer, with two books charting at the No. 1 position of the national bestseller lists. He’s also a working literary agent representing some of today’s most respected authors, having negotiated publishing and media contracts for his clients worth many millions of dollars.

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A Place To Grow

Away from the workface, we have plenty of quiet corners for you.  Such as The Back Room.  A strictly confidential area for members’ private thoughts: search engines rigorously excluded!  Say what you want.  Delete it when you’re done.  Your words are your own property here.

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Coming Soon!

Coming soon from Litopia, the Internet’s oldest writing community: Short Story Hunters!  A weekly show featuring Flash Fiction stories drawn from Litopia’s Flash Club and also submitted directly by writers themselves via Litopia’s website.  If you love short stories – you’re in for a treat! Presented by Barbara and Jonny.

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Workshop Your Writing

So your work-in-progress is coming on nicely. That’s great! But what’s next? You could pay an editor or writing coach for an opinion. Some of them are fantastic: many of them aren’t. And they may cost you a small fortune. Alternatively, bring your work into our Writing Workshops where you’ll discover the power of the…

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Have A Huddle

Litopia has pioneered the concept of the Literary Huddle. Every Saturday for an hour or two, we meet virtually. Bring your ideas for book titles, your draft blurbs, your first chapters-in-progress… or simply just bring your good self and a glass of wine. It’s informal, in confidence and great fun. If you write – you…

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Moods by Yoel Hoffmann

Start a story that never began and won’t end, spreading like chill to everything made of words, the kind of release that comes from depriving your most often used senses and engaging the ones you neglected.

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Khirbet Khizeh by S Yizhar

A soldier reflects on a just-finished mission to systematically round up and expel those left behind in the small village of Khirbet Khizeh. Photo Gabriela Gleizer

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