What You Tell Us…
“It's really a big 'thank you' for my slot on Pop-Up Submissions - I've agreed a 3 book deal with Head of Zeus! The confidence gained from the generally positive feedback gave me the impetus to submit to my agent. It's further evidence of the great value Litopia adds to the industry, particularly for relative newcomers. Thank you again and keep up the excellent work!”
“I just wanted to let you know that the feedback from Pop-Up Submissions undoubtedly played a large part in me eventually getting a 5 book deal from Ares/Head of Zeus. So thanks again. The experience was invaluable.”
“This was amazing! I'm super thankful to hear a little about what's going on inside the agent's mind when they see my pitch! Thank you so much!”
“I was on last week for another of my works-in-progress (Wolf Totem) and the feedback was brilliant. I've been thus inspired to a frenzy of revisions across the board. I'm looking forward to submitting again, when I've had a bit of an edit. Thank you!”
“I appreciate being able to go on the show with my submission. I have noted all the suggestions and will keep working. This show is very helpful to writers like myself who are trying to break into the business and feel a little lost along the way.”
“I learned a lot… I've already changed the working title based on the feedback of the participating agents and have already been through the opening pages a few times looking for ways to further enhance my story.”
Thanks for the valuable feedback - I would highly recommend any new writers putting their first 700 words in front of this panel of incredible honest people and critics! I didn't learn to read until I was almost an adult and I can tell you that the wise input of the Litopians will give you the opportunity to know how to use your voice and your talent!
I found the show really helpful, I was kind of stuck/not happy with the opening, and the guys' ideas on where to start etc.. have really helped! So for me it’s worth every penny and I will definitely be paying for the Priority Submission again. I'm now also a fan of the show and will be tuning in!
I just wanted to drop you a quick note to thank everyone at Litopia for your help yesterday, especially Peter, Mo and Jon for their comments, and Kay for her lovely reading. It was extremely useful... I've been wondering idly for a while about the wisdom of opening with the antagonist rather than the protagonist, and yesterday decided me.
The feedback I received on Pop-Ups boosted my confidence and provided an incentive for me to finish the manuscript. Within six months of sending off my first query letter I had signed with a literary agent.
Test An Idea Before You Write The Whole Ms
You don't need to write the entire manuscript! We only want to see your title, blurb & the first 700 words. So you can test your book idea with us – before spending months writing the manuscript!
From Peter, the panel and the entire Genius Room as they read your manuscript. In real time! Insanely valuable insights you won't get anywhere else.
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If our panel like your entry, they’ll say so. And you can quote them!
Show Winners, Monthly Winners & Quarterly Winners
Winning Pop-Up Submissions actually counts for something. Show Winners, Monthly Winners and Quarterly Winners all receive valuable support & benefits.
Truly Remarkable Value…
A deliberately-low entry fee makes Pop-Ups much better value than most writing contests.
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An Exciting New Relationship With A Leading Publisher
We’re delighted to announce an exciting new route to publication for Pop-Up alumni. Each quarterly Pop-Up winner will go directly to leading British publisher Head of Zeus for serious publishing consideration.
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