Video Trailer: Farrah in Fairyland

Farrah in Fairyland 14-year old Farrah Fancycracker hates her life. Although she lives in Fairyland, the most wondrous place in the universe, her talents have been wasted.

Everything changes after a vicious attack from the Cornuto creatures. Having unexpectedly discovered that she is in fact a Tuttatti fairy, the most powerful fairy in Fairyland, the fate of the land now rests in the hands of Farrah. Will Farrah seize this opportunity to show Fairyland just how powerful she really is?

Farrah in Fairyland, the young adult fantasy novel by B.R. Stranges, is available from


You Asked for It: Matt Valenti

Indies Unlimited reader Matt Valenti asks, “My book is a political satire ideal for promoting during the election. Unfortunately, my marketing is entirely from scratch and I’m brand new at this. I want to strike while the iron’s hot but I’m not sure what marketing activities to focus my energies on the most considering my limited time. Thanks for any advice!”

Well, Matt, great question. We’ve had several posts about marketing over the past few months. However, what you ask about is a very different animal compared to the “traditional” (I laugh as I type that, what is traditional in Indie publishing?) long-term marketing plan discussed previously. Continue reading “You Asked for It: Matt Valenti”

Flash Fiction Challenge: Friend or Foe

Photo by K.S. Brooks

Being a guardian isn’t easy. My people are remarkably unaware. I honestly don’t know how they ever got along without me. I rarely see them sniff anything—not even each other.

And here is another situation. There comes a stranger and what do my people do? They make goo-goo sounds at it. Really? That is the first impression you want to make?

Cats are notoriously psychotic. There is no telling what this character is up to. I guess I’ll have to check this out myself.

In 250 words or less, tell me a story incorporating the elements in the picture. The 250 word limit will be strictly enforced. Continue reading “Flash Fiction Challenge: Friend or Foe”

Book Brief: Serial Date

Serial Date
by DV Berkom
Genre: Thriller/satire
65,000 words

A retired assassin. A serial killer with a social agenda.

A politician with a fondness for free-range livestock.

Determined to leave her old life behind, retired assassin Leine Basso accepts a job working security at one of television’s most popular reality shows, SerialDate. When a contestant is found dead in the prop closet, it appears the killer is one of the ‘bachelors’ on the show- an ex-con billed as a serial killer- but the detective in charge of the case isn’t so sure.

When Leine’s estranged daughter is abducted by a man claiming to be the real killer, she’s forced to rely on old skills to find her, and must come to terms with who she really is. She soon realizes the murderer may be a grisly remnant from her past and she’ll need to use all of her cunning to stop him and rescue her daughter.

This title is available from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Smashwords. Continue reading “Book Brief: Serial Date”