It’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 "Golden" Flash Fiction Story Should Win the Readers' Choice Award This Week?
Melissa Bowersock (44%, 7 Votes)
Biswajit Mukhopadhyay (19%, 3 Votes)
Ann Zimmerman (19%, 3 Votes)
Luigi Silvestri (6%, 1 Votes)
JB Wocoski (6%, 1 Votes)
Roger Shipp (6%, 1 Votes)
Kay Griffith (0%, 0 Votes)
Total Voters: 16
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.
A while back, I wrote an article here on IU which laid out the basics of Twitter. This post does the same for Facebook with an emphasis on what an author would need to setup an “author page” for their marketing and promotional efforts.
I’m going to assume you’re able to find your way to Facebook (www.facebook.com) and sign up for an account. As I did with Twitter, my contrarian nature means I didn’t do any of the things Facebook wanted me to when setting up the demonstration account I’ll be showing here. Really you should consider doing all of what they suggest. If you didn’t, you’ll get a page that is almost a blank slate with the top looking a lot like this. Continue reading “How to Set Up a Facebook Author Page for Beginners”
Our overworked administrator is getting a well-deserved break today, so we figured you all might like to take this time to exercise your writing chops.
Therefore, here’s a writing prompt for you; do as you wish – short story, flash fiction, poem, what have you. There is no deadline or word count restriction. Just write. (Comments are closed – write on your own.)
This week’s word: CONVIVIAL
Use it however you’d like: as the title, in a sentence, or as inspiration. Ready, set, write!
Little Tokyo Historical Society (LTHS) seeks fictional short stories for its annual “Imagine Little Tokyo” writing contest. The story must be original, fictional, written in either Japanese or English by the submitting author and never been published (even online). The setting of the story should be in Little Tokyo – either past, present or future. Submitted manuscript should be 2,500 words or less for English or 5,000 ji or less for Japanese.
Prizes: Each category winner will be awarded $500 in cash with their short story being published in The Rafu Shimpo and Discover Nikkei website. A public award ceremony and dramatic readings of the winning stories are also being planned for spring 2017.
Entry fee: FREE
Deadline: Submissions need to be e-mailed by January 31, 2017, 12 midnight PST.
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.