What Are Your 2018 New Year’s Resolutions?

you know you want more bob hammondThat dreaded time is upon us. Do you have any New Year’s resolutions? Are they about writing? Education? Weight loss? Donating to Indies Unlimited? Ha ha. We’re such kidders, aren’t we?

Go ahead and let us know what your resolution is by writing it below.  Please keep it short so everyone has room. Bob Hammond stopped by and agreed to give us his as an example for you:

I’m going to share more this year by generating a whole new line of Bob Hammond items for indies. You’re welcome.

We wish you every success in 2018.

Theodore Jerome Cohen Wins Flash Fiction Challenge

Theodore Jerome Cohen is the Readers’ Choice in this week’s Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge. The winning entry is decided by the popular vote and rewarded with a special feature here today. (In the case of a tie, the writer who submitted an entry first is the winner per our rules.) Without further ado, here’s the winning story:

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Flash Fiction Writing Prompt: Salt Flats

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Photo copyright K. S. Brooks. Do not use without attribution.

Use the photograph above as the inspiration for your flash fiction story. Write whatever comes to mind (no sexual, political, or religious stories, jokes, or commentary, please) and after you PROOFREAD it, submit it as your entry in the comments section below. There will be no written prompt.

Welcome to the Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge. In 250 words or less, write a story incorporating the elements in the picture at left. The 250 word limit will be strictly enforced.

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Everything You Need to Self-Publish

everything you need to publish sunrise-1756274_960_720I was recently tasked with putting together a publishing workshop for my local library. As I researched and gathered information, I realized everything they needed to know was available right here, on IndiesUnlimited.com.

One of the participants of my workshop said she’d often stopped by to read the IU blog, but hadn’t taken the time to look around the site. I think that may be true for a lot of people, but if so, they’re missing out on a world of information – all free. Continue reading “Everything You Need to Self-Publish”