Vote for Book Trailer of the Week (May 26th)

Three different video book trailers were featured this week on Indies Unlimited. Now it is your turn to vote for the one you felt was best. No money—no prizes—all for the glory.

This week’s entrants are:

1. Dance of the Goblins by Jaq D. Hawkins

2. Back to the Table with My Country Kitchen 

3. Unparallel Worlds by Alisa Jeruconoka


Vote for your favorite video book trailer featured this week on Indies Unlimited (5/26):

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Sneak Peek: A Hairdresser’s Diary by Christine Hannon

Today we have a sneak peek from author Christine Hannon’s  memoir,  A Hairdresser’s Diary

A Hairdresser's DiaryHairdressing: an act of transformation. We search for the right hairdresser. Telling them stories about our lives that we don’t share with everyone. They become the keeper of our diary. Sometimes we wonder what the world looks like from their eyes. The Hairdresser’s Diary lets us read those stories, starting with the hairdresser’s own.

This book is the diary of a hairdresser who had a calling and a great memory. It is filled with stories of gossip, angst, triumph, challenge and most of all, humour. By looking into the mirror of others, we come to see the reflection of ourselves.

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New Changes on Twitter

Twitter is our best friend and one of our greatest tools in the indie writing world. With great weaponry comes great responsibility. I’m not here today to tell you how to use a hashtag or tell you to not spam repeatedly, but to give you some insight to some cutting edge changes in Twitter that will go into effect almost immediately.

Let’s start with the new Stories function. Starting now, you can package the best of Twitter into a weekly email digest, delivered to your email inbox. This gives you access to the most relevant tweets and stories shared by the your Tweeps. Many of us use TweetDeck or HootSuite for that function, but this might help us catch a few things that we miss with the constant bombardment of Tweets. Continue reading “New Changes on Twitter”

Week 22 Flash Fiction Challenge: Search Party

Photo by K.S. Brooks

Winter is nipping at the heels of fall. The air is cold and crisp. Squirrels cavort among the denuded stands of oak, ash, hickory, and maple trees.

The small covered bridge allows a narrow paved road to traverse a placid stream. In the distance, crows caw at some disturbance.

Your character is part of a search party looking for some missing campers. He walks out on the end of the little pier hoping not to find a body…

In 250 words or less, tell me a story incorporating the elements in the picture. The 250 word limit will be strictly enforced.

Please keep language and subject matter to a PG-13 level. Continue reading “Week 22 Flash Fiction Challenge: Search Party”