Take Aim at the Market with Your Writing

purchasing shopping cart e-commerce-402822_960_720I was coming up empty on post ideas. Those on my idea list I’d either already done or wasn’t feeling inspired. So I asked a couple friends. One, half in jest, said I could “write about our new dystopian future” and about what it might do to the “future of publishing.” That sent my mind off, thinking about a bunch of disparate things that somehow ended up tied together in my view. We’ll see what you think. Continue reading “Take Aim at the Market with Your Writing”

Smoking Hot eBook Deals!

book on fire smoking hot deals fire-1075162__340Here you go – a bunch of hot new free and bargain eBooks to read, just for you! You’re going to need these if you’re in the southern USA – like Phoenix – where the temperature is like a billion degrees right now. You can fill up that Kindle now with the free and 99 cent eBook deals right here on Thrifty Thursday, and sit inside in the air conditioning and catch up on your reading!

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 “Smoking Hot eBook Deals!”

Which “Window” 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 "Window" flash fiction story deserves your vote this week?

  • Alyssa Devine (46%, 23 Votes)
  • Dale E. Lehman (24%, 12 Votes)
  • Morgan Winters (8%, 4 Votes)
  • Melissa Bowersock (6%, 3 Votes)
  • Luigi Silvestri (4%, 2 Votes)
  • JB Wocoski (4%, 2 Votes)
  • Joseph Hesch (4%, 2 Votes)
  • Ann Zimmerman (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Joshua Taylor (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Marc Twine (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Annette Rey (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Paula Evans (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Steven Stucko (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Rafael Rodriguez (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 50

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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.

Flash Fiction Editors’ Choice Winners for December 2016

indies unlimited editors choice flash fiction winnersFinally, the moment has arrived: we will now announce the Editors’ Choice winners for the IU Flash Fiction challenges from December 2016. Yeah, sure, we’re a little late with this. But, better late than never, right? Right.

As you know, each week, the public gets to choose the Readers’ Choice winning entry by popular vote and the author is rewarded with a special feature on Saturdays. In the case of the Editors’ Choice winners, they garner a coveted spot in the first ever Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Editors’ Choice Anthology. You don’t remember any of this? Well, you can refresh your memory by reading our rules.) Without further ado, here are the winning authors:

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