Which “Trapped” 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.

Voting polls close Thursday at 5 PM Pacific time.

Which "Trapped" Flash Fiction Story Should Win the Readers' Choice Award This Week?

  • Cheri Gillard (31%, 8 Votes)
  • Melissa Bowersock (23%, 6 Votes)
  • Joe Wocoski (12%, 3 Votes)
  • Judith Garcia (8%, 2 Votes)
  • Dusty May Jane (8%, 2 Votes)
  • Kirk Jockell (8%, 2 Votes)
  • Clinton Wright (4%, 1 Votes)
  • Luigi Silvestri (4%, 1 Votes)
  • Julia Handel (4%, 1 Votes)
  • Hi-Dong Chai (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 26

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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.

How to Notify Amazon Buyers about New Content in Your eBook

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Indies Unlimited Inspires and Moves Writers Forward

Happy authors at indies unlimited approval-15914_960_720For all of us who blog, I am guessing it’s a common experience. We write a new blog post, we upload it and wait, however patiently or impatiently, for reactions or comments. And we get… nothing.


At Indies Unlimited, we always get comments, sometimes tons of them, and many readers talk about using the information we’ve supplied, but do they? It’s not always easy to know if what we’ve made available has been truly helpful, and/or if that person has applied the information and/or gotten any results from it. For those of us who are paying it forward, we LOVE hearing about your successes. For those of us who have blazed the trail, we LOVE hearing that others were able to follow our path and get where they wanted to go. It’s a phenomenal feeling to know that we have helped someone reach their dream and do what they never thought they could do. After all, we’ve been there. Continue reading “Indies Unlimited Inspires and Moves Writers Forward”

Quick Tips for Setting up an Email Address Forwarder at Your Domain Name

author email marketing email-1346077_960_720Did you get your own domain name for your website, but never bothered to add an email address to go with that domain? Well, some changes at the big free email services may just be the push you needed to get a custom email address forwarder set up.

Authors often use mailing services for their newsletters. Now, mail services like MailChimp are pushing authors to not use free services like Yahoo and Gmail for the return address. Continue reading “Quick Tips for Setting up an Email Address Forwarder at Your Domain Name”