Summer Writing Project

The Summer Writing Project is an annual collaboration between 1888 and JukePop that advocates writing and supports reading. This joint venture presents authors with the opportunity to craft their novellas one chapter at a time with immediate quantitative and qualitative feedback from their readers, while also broadcasting their words to an audience eager for the next great storyteller.

 

  1. SUBMISSION PERIOD July 1 – August 31
    • Submit novella chapters via jukepop.com
    • A minimum of one chapter must be submitted for consideration
  2. WINNER ANNOUNCED September 5
    • 1888 editors select one (1) novella based on reader analytics (retention + reading time) to be published with cover artwork by David Moscati

 

Throughout the Summer Writing Project we present a series of free educational essays, lectures, and podcast episodes to support our writers and the community. For information about Summer Writing Project 2017 please visit 1888.center/swp. Visit 1888.center/thtw to listen to our free weekly podcast.

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Summer Writing Project 2017

The Summer Writing Project is an annual collaboration between 1888 and JukePop that advocates writing and supports reading. This joint venture presents authors with the opportunity to craft their novellas one chapter at a time with immediate quantitative and qualitative feedback from their readers, while also broadcasting their words to an audience eager for the next great storyteller.READ MORE

Summer Writing Project 2017 – David Moscati

The final selection from our fourth annual Summer Writing Project will feature cover artwork by David Moscati. David Moscati is an Atlanta based designer and illustrator. A child of the 80s he is originally from Washington D.C. – where when he wasn’t drawing, playing with his German Shepherd, or reading books he could be found booting up his NES – most likely in his Ninja Turtle outfit. Not much has changed.READ MORE

New Novella – Summer Writing Project 2016 Winner

The Goldfish is a grounded, touching, tranche-de-vie, wrapped in a seventies-style, high-concept sci-fi blanket. Dunlap manages to draw the reader into an unbelievable world by crafting a completely believable drama focusing on a protagonist that’s instantly relatable—a smart man, troubled, but still striving to do right by the people in his life. Stanislaw Lem would be proud, and Ryan Dunlap should be too.”
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