Video Trailer Cage Match

Did you check out the fine assortment of video trailers we showed on the exclusive IU cable channel this week? Okay, so we don’t have our own cable channel…YET. But we do have a selection of three great book trailers to choose from, so take a look and pick your favorite. No cash. No prizes. It’s all for the glory!

So, let’s get ready to rumble. It’s a steel-cage death match of awesome videos. Or something.

Check ’em out for yourself by clicking the links! The contestants this week are:


Shepherd’s Moon

Crimson & Cream

Which was your pick for this week's video trailer of the week?

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I’m still writing, how about you?

I intended to get back to my “how to” posts this week. However, with the constant bickering and conspiracy theory arguments that are flying around, I couldn’t help myself.

You’ve heard it all, Amazon is bowing to the Big Six, Barnes and Noble and Amazon are destroying self-publishing and the traditional publishers are taking over the industry while charging $25,000 dollars to get your book out.


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Flash Fiction Challenge: The Ugly Reindeer

Photo by K.S. Brooks

Maurice is a moose
who thinks he’s a reindeer. Of course, the reindeer will have none of it and ridicule him to no end.

But one Christmas Eve, a bout of Reindeer flu immobilizes Santa’s herd…

In 250 words or less, tell us 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.

Use the comment section below to submit your entry. Entries will be accepted until 5:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time on Tuesday, December 4th, 2012.

On Wednesday morning, we will open voting to the public with an online poll for the best writing entry accompanying the photo. Voting will be open until 5:00 PM Thursday.

On Friday morning, the winner will be recognized as we post the winning entry along with the picture as a feature. Best of luck to you all in your writing!

Entries only in the comment section. Other comments will be deleted.

Sneak Peek: Nowhere Man

Nowhere Man: The Final Days of John Lennon
by Robert Rosen

The “official” version of John’s five-year tenure as househusband was one of domestic bliss. In reality, Lennon’s daily life at the Dakota drifted between contradictory desires and minor obsessions—all magnified by the tedium of isolation.

Nowhere Man is an intimate journey through Lennon’s last years, carrying us from his self-imposed seclusion to his re-entry into public life with the making of Double Fantasy. Rosen does not let us go until we’ve faced the abrupt and tragic fate of one of the most creative minds of our time.

This title is available from Amazon USAmazon UK, and Barnes and Noble.

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