Flash Fiction Writing Prompt: Netherworld

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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.

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.

Please keep language and subject matter to a PG-13 level. Continue reading “Flash Fiction Writing Prompt: Netherworld”

The Minions Speak: Indies Unlimited Celebrates Eight Years! Part Two

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If you haven’t guessed by now, we sort of have a sense of humor here.

Last month,  we took a look back at where we’ve been and to look forward to where we’re going, and asked our minions to answer just a few questions about IU.  Now, here is the last installment of our little eight-year anniversary brew-ha-ha. Continue reading “The Minions Speak: Indies Unlimited Celebrates Eight Years! Part Two”

eBook Deals December 12 – December 18

christmas ebook mouseThe holidays are here! We know that means a lot of running around. And we can help! Take a minute, catch your breath, and check out all the great eBook reads we’ve got for you today. They make great gifts for everyone on your list! And guess what? They’re all either free or 99 cents! Yeah, I know, we’re really good to you!

Readers: look in the comment section below. If you see one you like, click over and buy it. How easy is that? (If you don’t see the book covers, adjust your browser’s adblock settings.)

Authors: if you have a book priced at 99¢ or less (that’s right, post your free eBooks here, too!), follow the instructions below Continue reading “eBook Deals December 12 – December 18”

Which “Distant” 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 come back to THIS page and click the gray circle next to the person’s name. Scroll down to the vote button which will turn blue, and then click it. Please 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 "Distant" Flash Fiction Story Gets Your Vote?

  • Lizzy Loomis (39%, 9 Votes)
  • P. k. Guncheon (22%, 5 Votes)
  • Eric Butler (13%, 3 Votes)
  • Kathryn Zurmehly (13%, 3 Votes)
  • Ed Cooke (9%, 2 Votes)
  • Ken Talley (4%, 1 Votes)
  • Mary Kay Bonfante (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Virginia Gayl Salazar (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 23

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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.