Pacific Novel Project

is creating Novels and Writing Process Podcasts

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Welcome to the Pacific Novel Project.

What is the PNP?
We’re demonstrating our entire writing and publishing process. From shitty first drafts, critiques, and drafting; to submissions, rejections, and publishing. All in the open, warm embrace of the kind people of the interwebs. You've probably read about these steps, but we put them into action real time.

Who are we?
I'm Jason. A CHINFO award-winning Navy journalist with 20 years of writing and editing experience. I received a bachelor's in creative writing from Pacific University of Oregon in 2015, with minors in English and history. My short story “It’s Only Rust” can be found in the steampunk anthology Real Girls Don't Rust.

That's Steve. He graduated from Pacific University of Oregon in 2016 with a bachelor's in creative writing, and a minor in publishing and editing. His poetry has been published in Dark River Review and the lit mag, The 13th Floor. (He's a sensitive soul.) He's also front man and songwriter for his band, Hurkamur.

Our goals?
To become self-sufficient writers, to help others become so, and share our love of the literary with a like-minded community. We're still in the process of working up tier benefits. (Donation will go toward all the publishing aspects of our novels and tier benefits for Patrons. And alcohol. Lots of alcohol.)  Not working for you? Suggest something that would intrigue you. We aren't afraid to edit or do a complete rewrite. Please join our discussions - patron or not. Comment on posts. Read our hot mess drafts. Know something about our subject? Lay some knowledge on us. Join our book discussions and group writing exercises. Thanks for taking the time to stop by, hope we see you around.

Periodically yours,

JP and SC
Tiers
Intern
$1 or more per month

Thank you for joining us. We appreciate your support.  You can now access the shitty first drafts of our original manuscripts and the changes/edits we made on the first pass through. We will continue to attach our second drafts to Patron-only versions of the podcast so it's easier to follow thediscussion. 

Copy Writer
$2 or more per month

Thanks for joining us here and enjoy this cornucopia of content. In addition to the first tier benefit, you will get:


The BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) Podcast. Once a month Steve and I analyze a novel. Read along and let us know what you think in the BYOB threads. Book Clubbing tier members choose books so it could get crazy. Crazy!


The 200-Word Challenge. No format forces examination of word choice like the short story. Once a month, we post a random picture and challenge you to deliver a 200-word short story inspired by the photo. Post  it in the comments section with ours. We will discuss them on the PNP Workshop podcast. When the audience is large enough, we will make this a contest with tangible rewards. 


Shop Talk. Espouse our opinions on story elements, review helpful books, research self publishing, submission formats, etc. If it's related to writing, we'll talk about it.         

Advice Columnist
$10 or more per month only 20 left

Looking for a little direction? Need a quick copy edit? Someone to bounce ideas off? We'll review up to 5,000 words per month of work submitted to us. We'll also do one 30-minute chat in Discord for every submission. You may also email us anytime with follow up questions. 


Includes all previous tier benefits.

Book Clubber
$25 or more per month only 12 left

Free BYOB Club book. No longer bring your own book! Receive a complimentary copy of the current month's discussion book in the format of your choice (except audio). 


Exclusive BYOB Club discussion. Join Steve and I for an exclusive BYOB Club meeting on Discord before we record the BYOB Club podcast. 


Power of suggestion. Help us choose the next book. After every show, we will post a poll with listener suggestions. We will discuss the winning title. 


Free signed print copies of our novels. After 6 consecutive months of Book Clubber membership, receive free autographed copies of our books once published. Have a specific message in mind? Let us know. I'll sign my name to just about anything. (You won't lose this benefit if you decide to drop to a lower tier after 6 months.)


Includes all previous tier benefits. 

Hack and Slash
$200 or more per month only 3 left

Been working on that manuscript? Doubt your mom and friends gave their honest opinion? Rejection slips piled up? Not sure if you're piece even made it out of the slush pile? Don't know what a slush pile is? We can help. 


Within six weeks of opting into this tier and receiving your manuscript, we will copy edit your novel (up to 50K words). When completed we will hold a private workshop on Discord with you to review our critiques and recommendations. When your opus gets published (traditionally or self-published), we will advertise it on our next 10 public shows after its release. We will also interview you about your masterpiece in our regular podcast.


(Please remember to opt out so you don't get charged again while we are working on your manuscript - or not. We're not going to twist your arm.) 


- All previous tier benefits.

Goals
0 of 100 patrons
Obviously we have the same goals as everyone else in life. To become all powerful multi-media tycoons snorting coke off super models on our private jet(s) to Milan to meet our yacht(s). It all starts here with investing in upgrades to, and maintenance of, our website.
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Welcome to the Pacific Novel Project.

What is the PNP?
We’re demonstrating our entire writing and publishing process. From shitty first drafts, critiques, and drafting; to submissions, rejections, and publishing. All in the open, warm embrace of the kind people of the interwebs. You've probably read about these steps, but we put them into action real time.

Who are we?
I'm Jason. A CHINFO award-winning Navy journalist with 20 years of writing and editing experience. I received a bachelor's in creative writing from Pacific University of Oregon in 2015, with minors in English and history. My short story “It’s Only Rust” can be found in the steampunk anthology Real Girls Don't Rust.

That's Steve. He graduated from Pacific University of Oregon in 2016 with a bachelor's in creative writing, and a minor in publishing and editing. His poetry has been published in Dark River Review and the lit mag, The 13th Floor. (He's a sensitive soul.) He's also front man and songwriter for his band, Hurkamur.

Our goals?
To become self-sufficient writers, to help others become so, and share our love of the literary with a like-minded community. We're still in the process of working up tier benefits. (Donation will go toward all the publishing aspects of our novels and tier benefits for Patrons. And alcohol. Lots of alcohol.)  Not working for you? Suggest something that would intrigue you. We aren't afraid to edit or do a complete rewrite. Please join our discussions - patron or not. Comment on posts. Read our hot mess drafts. Know something about our subject? Lay some knowledge on us. Join our book discussions and group writing exercises. Thanks for taking the time to stop by, hope we see you around.

Periodically yours,

JP and SC

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Tiers
Intern
$1 or more per month

Thank you for joining us. We appreciate your support.  You can now access the shitty first drafts of our original manuscripts and the changes/edits we made on the first pass through. We will continue to attach our second drafts to Patron-only versions of the podcast so it's easier to follow thediscussion. 

Copy Writer
$2 or more per month

Thanks for joining us here and enjoy this cornucopia of content. In addition to the first tier benefit, you will get:


The BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) Podcast. Once a month Steve and I analyze a novel. Read along and let us know what you think in the BYOB threads. Book Clubbing tier members choose books so it could get crazy. Crazy!


The 200-Word Challenge. No format forces examination of word choice like the short story. Once a month, we post a random picture and challenge you to deliver a 200-word short story inspired by the photo. Post  it in the comments section with ours. We will discuss them on the PNP Workshop podcast. When the audience is large enough, we will make this a contest with tangible rewards. 


Shop Talk. Espouse our opinions on story elements, review helpful books, research self publishing, submission formats, etc. If it's related to writing, we'll talk about it.         

Advice Columnist
$10 or more per month only 20 left

Looking for a little direction? Need a quick copy edit? Someone to bounce ideas off? We'll review up to 5,000 words per month of work submitted to us. We'll also do one 30-minute chat in Discord for every submission. You may also email us anytime with follow up questions. 


Includes all previous tier benefits.

Book Clubber
$25 or more per month only 12 left

Free BYOB Club book. No longer bring your own book! Receive a complimentary copy of the current month's discussion book in the format of your choice (except audio). 


Exclusive BYOB Club discussion. Join Steve and I for an exclusive BYOB Club meeting on Discord before we record the BYOB Club podcast. 


Power of suggestion. Help us choose the next book. After every show, we will post a poll with listener suggestions. We will discuss the winning title. 


Free signed print copies of our novels. After 6 consecutive months of Book Clubber membership, receive free autographed copies of our books once published. Have a specific message in mind? Let us know. I'll sign my name to just about anything. (You won't lose this benefit if you decide to drop to a lower tier after 6 months.)


Includes all previous tier benefits. 

Hack and Slash
$200 or more per month only 3 left

Been working on that manuscript? Doubt your mom and friends gave their honest opinion? Rejection slips piled up? Not sure if you're piece even made it out of the slush pile? Don't know what a slush pile is? We can help. 


Within six weeks of opting into this tier and receiving your manuscript, we will copy edit your novel (up to 50K words). When completed we will hold a private workshop on Discord with you to review our critiques and recommendations. When your opus gets published (traditionally or self-published), we will advertise it on our next 10 public shows after its release. We will also interview you about your masterpiece in our regular podcast.


(Please remember to opt out so you don't get charged again while we are working on your manuscript - or not. We're not going to twist your arm.) 


- All previous tier benefits.