IU Trailer of the Week

We all want to be in the movies, right? And once in, we all want to win an award for our fantastic performance. Okay, so we didn’t quite make it IN to the movies. But you can get close. Did you see the three different video book trailers featured this week on Indies Unlimited? Well, check them out below, and vote for the one you felt was best. No money—no prizes—all for the glory.

This week’s entrants are:

1. Operation Neurosurgeon, by Barbara Ebel

2. The Corpses of Old Farm Hill Road,  by Tabitha Short

3. Journey Into Renewal,  by Brian Bigelow


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Best of Devitt: What do we need to make it work?

Thomas Edison

[IU Contributing Author Jim Devitt is taking the week off to move some money to an offshore account or move to a different house or maybe move to the music. I’m a little foggy on the details. Anyway, here’s a selection from Jim’s greatest hits. Enjoy. – Hise]

Are you a serious writer? What does that mean, exactly?

I’m sure you are all familiar with the famous quote by Thomas Edison about invention being 99% perspiration and 1% inspiration.

If that were the case, a serious writer would not wait around to be inspired to produce their work. You would grab your lunch pail and show up at work every day to pound out 3,000 words or more. Continue reading “Best of Devitt: What do we need to make it work?”

Flash Fiction Prompt: Fall Morning

Photo by K.S. Brooks

A stream in the wilderness in a fall morning.

Is this a scene of serene beauty or of menace?

What happens here?

In 250 words or less, tell us a story incorporating the elements in the picture. The 250 word limit will be strictly enforced. Continue reading “Flash Fiction Prompt: Fall Morning”

Book Brief: Momnesia

by Lori V. Fogarsi
Genre: Contemporary Women’s Fiction
Word count: 97,000

Struggling between her “momminess” and her “sexiness,” an unconventional suburban mom diagnoses herself with Momnesia and sets about finessing a new version of her old vivaciousness. She does find some adventure pursuing her own interests, but it isn’t until she tosses the Invisible Rule Book altogether that she discovers life—and love—have more to offer than she ever imagined!

This title is available from Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Continue reading “Book Brief: Momnesia”