How to be a Good Guest Poster from a Site Admin Who Kind of Cares

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Tough love, honey. That’s how we roll.

Here at Indies Unlimited, we literally get dozens of emails each week from people trying to “trick” us into running their guest posts to advertise products, publish links to their sites, and more. Clearly, those articles would do nothing for our readers, so, those emails are deleted. We love the delete button.

The best guest posts are a mixture of educational and entertaining. For this site, they should include tips to help authors improve their writing, sales, book publishing procedures, or other aspects of their career. This can be done through recounting personal experiences, providing a tutorial, and more. That’s what readers want.

But what do site admins want when you contact them in hopes of writing a guest post? Yes, that’s right. Site admins have feelings, too. Alas, who cares, really? Well, Ben Steele cares, and he has some great advice on how to pitch a guest post here. Ben’s guidance is polite and sensible. Today, we’re going to hop on the snark bus and go for a ride down Guest Post Lane. Continue reading “How to be a Good Guest Poster from a Site Admin Who Kind of Cares”

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

  • Theodore Jerome Cohen (29%, 19 Votes)
  • Mark A Morris (23%, 15 Votes)
  • Lynn Sheridan (18%, 12 Votes)
  • Eric Cooper (8%, 5 Votes)
  • Judith Garcia (5%, 3 Votes)
  • JB Wocoski (5%, 3 Votes)
  • Ann Zimmerman (3%, 2 Votes)
  • Diane Selby (3%, 2 Votes)
  • Paula Evans (3%, 2 Votes)
  • Kevin P Michaels (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Annette Rey (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Luigi Silvestri (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Marc Twine (0%, 0 Votes)
  • J. Hoyte (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 65

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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.