January Video Trailer of the Month

IU Video trailer awardsFive weeks in January means five excellent video trailers featured on Indies Unlimited this month. Take a moment, check them out, and then let us know which one you liked best by voting for Trailer of the Month. Take a look and pick your favorite. No cash. No prizes.  It’s all for the glory! Well, and for the fun, of course! Just click on the links below to see the corresponding video trailer. One vote per person, please. .

The contestants this month are:


Two Moons of Sera

Odd & Odder

House of the Red Veil

The Cobb Legacy

Which video trailer from January 2015 is your favorite?

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Flash Fiction Challenge: Half Dead

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Photo Copyright K. S. Brooks

Over the course of many months at sea, petty grievances between shipmates can take root and fester into insensate hatred. So it was between Flynn and Avery.

On the beach of some nameless uncharted island off the coast of Cuba, the men walked their ten paces, turned, and simultaneously discharged their flintlocks. Avery lay on the sand, shot in the face, just beneath the left eye.

The unscathed Flynn left Avery for dead. Had it been any man but Avery, that would surely have been the case…

Welcome to the Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge. In 250 words or less, write a story incorporating the elements in the picture and/or the written prompt above. Do not include the prompt in your entry. The 250 word limit will be strictly enforced.

Please keep language and subject matter to a PG-13 level.

Use the comment section below to submit your entry. Entries will be accepted until Tuesday at 5:00 PM Pacific Time. No political or religious entries, please.

On Wednesday afternoon, we will open voting to the public with an online poll for the best writing entry accompanying the photo. Voting will be open until 5:00 PM Thursday.

On Friday afternoon, the winner will be recognized as we post the winning entry along with the picture as a feature. Then, at year end, the winners will be featured in an anthology like this one. Best of luck to you all in your writing!

Entries only in the comment section. Other comments will be deleted. See HERE for additional information and terms. Please note the rule changes for 2015.

Inspiration Travel Writing Contest #7

We Said Go Travel Writing Contest LogoWe Said Go Travel is looking for articles from 500 to 800 words about a place that inspires you to be brave and save the day. Articles must be original and previously unpublished. All entries, which meet the requirements, will appear on WeSaidGoTravel.com.

Prizes: 1st Prize – $500; 2nd Prize – $100; 3rd Prize – $50

Entry fee: FREE

Deadline: February 14, 2015

For more information, please visit their website.

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.

A.V. Carden Wins Flash Fiction Challenge

A hearty congrats to A.V. Carden, whose entry won this week’s Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge.

The voter-selected story is recognized with a special feature here today and wins a place in our 2015 Flash Fiction Anthology, which will be published as an eBook when this year’s challenges are completed.

Without further ado, here’s the winning story:

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