October Video Trailer of the Month

movie awards clipart Can you believe October is almost over? The shopping season will soon be upon us. Don’t think about that right now – sit back and check out the great book trailer videos we ran during the past month on Indies Unlimited. Now, you have the opportunity to let us know which one you liked best by voting for Trailer of the Month. Take a look and pick your favorite. No cash. No prizes. It’s all for the glory! Check ‘em out for yourself by clicking the links! One vote per person, please.
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The contestants this month are:

Eleven

Feast of Fates

Fissured

Creepier by the Dozen

Which video trailer was your favorite during October 2014?

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Flash Fiction Challenge: No Costume Needed

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Jack o’ lantern
Photo by K.S. Brooks

Willy watched with wonder as the ceaseless parade of little ghoulies went from door-to-door, receiving treats.

It stirred a dull memory in his mind of something pleasant – something from before.

Looking down at the necrotic flesh of his hands, he wondered if he might join the revellers without being noticed, without being hunted.

In 250 words or less, write a story incorporating the elements in the picture and/or the written prompt above. Do not include the prompt in your entry. The 250 word limit will be strictly enforced.

Please keep language and subject matter to a PG-13 level.

Use the comment section below to submit your entry. Entries will be accepted until Tuesday at 5:00 PM Pacific Time. No political or religious entries, please.

On Wednesday afternoon, we will open voting to the public with an online poll for the best writing entry accompanying the photo. Voting will be open until 5:00 PM Thursday.

On Friday afternoon, the winner will be recognized as we post the winning entry along with the picture as a feature. Then, at year end, the winners will be featured in an anthology like this one. Best of luck to you all in your writing!

Entries only in the comment section. Other comments will be deleted. See HERE for additional information and terms.

2014 Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize

brooklyn film and artsThe Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize will be awarded to the best Brooklyn-focused non-fiction essay which is set in Brooklyn and is about Brooklyn and/or Brooklyn people/characters. They are seeking compelling Brooklyn stories from writers with a broad range of backgrounds and ages who can render Brooklyn’s rich soul and intangible qualities through the writer’s actual experiences in Brooklyn.

Prizes: $500
Deadline: November 15, 2014.
Entry fee: Free

For more information and submission guidelines, please visit their website.


Indies Unlimited is pleased to provide this contest information for the convenience of our readers. We do not, however, endorse this or any contest/competition. Entrants should always research a competition prior to entering.

AL Kaplan Wins Flash Fiction Challenge

AL Kaplan is the readers’ choice in this week’s Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge.

The winning entry is rewarded with a special feature here today and a place in our collection of winners which will be published as an e-book at year end.

Without further ado, here’s the winning entry:

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