Let’s Talk About Money…

Why should it cost a fortune (small or large) for a writing course or seminar? The great writers of previous decades honed their craft without paying extortionately. So can you.

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Writers Beware – The Seminar Goldrush

Selling highly-priced, poor-value seminars and writing courses to aspiring authors isn’t just unethical – it’s also damaging to the publishing industry, says Litopia’s Peter Cox in this article for “The Bookseller” That old scoundrel Sam Brannan would have felt completely at home in today’s publishing business.  Sam, you may recall, was the original promoter of…

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The Power of Community

We’re the real thing.  By far the oldest community for writers on the ‘net.  With a vibrant collegiate spirit. Mutual support is part of our ethos.  Join us and be part of something special.

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Suddenly, You’re An Influencer

As a Litopian, you’re part of the POP-UP SUBMISSIONS Genius Room. Your opinion – and your vote – decides the winner. You’ll see the publishing business with fresh eyes, we promise!

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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 in the UK national bestseller lists. Now a working literary agent with publishing and media deals worth millions of dollars. He leads our weekly Huddles.  Not quite tame. Doesn’t bite.

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Writers Need Writers

Don’t run away with the idea that the Colony is only a sweatshop. It’s far more than that. Writers benefit from mixing with other writers. For fun, for socialising and for mutual support. We’ve gradually evolved into a genuinely caring community. Be part of it.

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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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Desktop Workshop

Workshop your writing without limits in – surprise! – the Colony’s Writing Workshops.  You choose who sees it.  You delete it when it’s done.

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Join A Huddle

Join a Huddle every Saturday. Wherever you are in the World. Bring your ideas for titles, your blurbs, your first chapters-in-progress… or just bring yourself and a glass of wine. It’s informal, in confidence and insanely good fun!

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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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