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Welcome to the top-ranking, nuclear-powered deathstar of a blog: Indies Unlimited. Yes, being in the presence of this site can be somewhat intimidating. With over 5100 blog posts and nearly 64,000 comments, we can understand that you might not know where to start. Don’t worry, we’re here to help.


We love readers, of course. As authors, we live to please you. At Indies Unlimited, we have a number of features especially for your pleasure:

Thrifty Thursdays where you can choose from a large assortment of discount and free eBooks

Book Briefs give a little bit of insight into some books which may interest you

Print Book Paradise which offers a variety of print books for under $15

IU Tutorials are not just for authors; anyone with an online presence can benefit

Video Trailers, New Release Announcements, and Featured Books will introduce you to vetted Indie Author works.


What are you looking for? We have it.

Need advice and insight? Check out our staff articles and guest posts. Not finding it there? Try looking for the subject in our Knowledge Base. Don’t forget, there’s a search button on the top right-hand corner of the site, too.

Having a difficult time figuring out a social media platform? Or embedding links? Or formatting for publication? Check out IU’s exclusive Tuesday Tutorials.

Trying to get more exposure on your current platforms? Participate in one of our Like-fests each Wednesday.

Running a promo? Post your deal or freebie on Thrifty Thursday, your print book on Print Book Paradise, and/or try your hand with Martin Crosbie’s list of Promo Sites.

Each Saturday, our Flash Fiction Challenge will help motivate you and get you writing. What are you waiting for?

Subscribe to the IU Newsletter for a daily digest of what’s new. That way, you can conveniently select which posts interest you and you won’t have to worry about missing anything.

Indies Unlimited is run by volunteers. Don’t sweat it if we don’t immediately get back to you concerning your query. We respond to them in the order in which they are received.

We hope you will find this site both entertaining and informative and you will make a visit to Indies Unlimited part of your daily routine. You can also find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Be sure to check out our YouTube channel and scope us out on Pinterest.

So thanks again for supporting Indies Unlimited. We’re glad to have you here. Please tell your friends!


The Indies Unlimited Team


Indies Unlimited Mission Statement

It is the mission of Indies Unlimited to celebrate independent authors; to help them build their followings; to provide a platform for members of the independent author community to share and exchange ideas, knowledge, expertise and frustrations; and, for readers and reviewers to become exposed to the amazing depth and array of talent in the indie community.

Indies Unlimited does not endorse or support any specific:

Publisher, publicist, agent, editor or other provider of  products or services;
Publication or website;
Event, conference, workshop, program or course;
Charitable cause or organization;
Contest, competition, award program; or
Accrediting or certifying agency, entity, or organization of any kind.

The appearance of text, images, or links related to any such subjects is for informational or advertising purposes only and does not indicate endorsement or approval by Indies Unlimited.

Legal/Disclaimer: Indies Unlimited reserves the right to remove any material posted by anyone at any time, and to ban anyone at any time. From time-to-time we have guest bloggers post on our site. The views, opinions, and positions expressed within these or other posts are those of the author alone and do not represent those of Indies Unlimited; the accuracy, completeness, and validity of any statements made within are not guaranteed. IU accepts no liability for any errors, omissions, or representations. IU makes no claim on the rights of any materials submitted in the form of guest posts or other materials provided to and posted by IU staff. The providers of such material are responsible for assuring the material provided by them to IU is free of any contractual or other legal obligation, and that the provider has, maintains, and exercises full and unrestricted rights to the material submitted.

Terms of Use: All content found within IndiesUnlimited.com is subject to the protection of U.S. and international copyright laws and may not be used, excerpted, or reproduced in any form without the express permission of the copyright holder. If you would like to re-publish any of our content (posts, pictures, or graphics) please contact us. To the extent any such permissions are granted, it is understood that Indies Unlimited, and/or the original author of the content will be properly cited as the source or sources for the material.