Kindle Unlimited Friday – Free February eBooks

Kindle Unlimited Hump Day 1Hey authors – are you enrolled in KDP Select? Then this is for you. Hey readers – do you have a Kindle Unlimited membership? Then this is for you, too! Scroll on down – you can get all these books for FREE. Not sure what Kindle Unlimited is? Our Lynne Cantwell tells you right here. So… Continue reading “Kindle Unlimited Friday – Free February eBooks”

Short Month eBook Deals

free ebooks earth-237955_960_720Poor February. Such a short month. Only four Thursdays. Boo hoo. So slide on up right now and get yourself some new eBooks!  You can fill up that Kindle now with the free and 99 cent eBook deals right here on Thrifty Thursday.

Readers: look in the comment section below. If you see one you like, click over and buy it. How easy is that? (If you don’t see the book covers, adjust your browser’s adblock settings.) Continue reading “Short Month eBook Deals”

Which “Infestation” Flash Fiction Story Gets Your Vote?

Vote5It’s that time again…time to choose your favorite flash fiction story of the week! It’s all up to you now – only one can win Flash Fiction Readers’ Choice Champion honors. It’s super easy – choose your favorite and cast your vote below.

Check out this week’s entries here. Make your decision, then use those share buttons at the bottom of the post to spread the word. Attention Authors: It is okay if you ask people to vote for you!

Voting polls close Thursday at 5 PM Pacific time. If the poll doesn’t close on time, any votes received after 5 pm will be removed.

REMINDER – entries over the 250 limit are disqualified.

Which "Infestation" flash fiction story deserves your vote this week?

  • Allan Baehm (18%, 4 Votes)
  • Judith Garcia (18%, 4 Votes)
  • Thomas Diehl (14%, 3 Votes)
  • Josh Taylor (9%, 2 Votes)
  • JB Wocoski (9%, 2 Votes)
  • Annette Rey (9%, 2 Votes)
  • Jeannie Meekins (5%, 1 Votes)
  • Bill Engleson (5%, 1 Votes)
  • Paula Evans (5%, 1 Votes)
  • Biswajit Mukhopadhyay (5%, 1 Votes)
  • Ann Zimmerman (5%, 1 Votes)
  • Lou Silvestri (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 22

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NOTE: Entrants whose submissions exceed the 250 word limit will be disqualified even if they win. ONE VOTE PER PERSON, please. Duplicate votes will be deleted. The results displayed above are unofficial until verified by administration.

Writing Tip: Trim Your Language

TRIM LANGUAGEThis should be called “Mistakes I Made That You Shouldn’t” series. Once more, you lucky people are going to will get the benefit of my lengthy writing experience. As in, lengthy writing is the problem. In other words, I’m editing a novel I wrote several years ago and cutting out all the junk I have since learned not to put in. If some of you are now where I was then, these examples could be of use in tuning help tighten up your own language. Let’s see how many words we can save if we are firm with ourselves. Continue reading “Writing Tip: Trim Your Language”