Video Trailer: Occupation

These are the vampires that filled many nightmares of old. Meet the Romanov and Boirarsky clans. They have waged a war amongst themselves for centuries over feeding rights and inconsequential issues. All of that changes when Adolf Hitler invades Poland in 1939. The Germans start shipping off their food supply to distant lands. The clans are forced to decide if they are going to continue with their fruitless battle, or combine their collective forces and take on an opponent worthy of their sharpened fangs: The Third Reich!

Vampires versus the Third Reich. Evil never tasted so good.

Occupationthe alternative history novel by Jeff Dawson, is available through and Amazon UK.

Don’t forget, you can cast your vote for trailer of the month on February 23, 2013 at 5 p.m. Pacific time.

My Take-Away on Tardif

When I picked up this book (on a KDP Select free day), I was sure I was going to hate it. I figured it would be another rehash of all the information that’s available on the web for free to any indie author with the brains to parse a Google search.

But then I read the first couple of chapters, and realized that maybe Tardif knew what she was talking about. Like many of us, she got burned by a vanity publisher; she got burned again by a badly-managed small press; she spent years schlepping her paperbacks from one personal appearance to another; and then she found KDP Select. Lucky for her, she hit Select in January 2012, when it was in its glory days; the $42,000 month she refers to in her title is March 2012, before Amazon instituted the big algorithm change that made KDP Select much less of a cash cow for indies. Continue reading “My Take-Away on Tardif”

Flash Fiction Star of the Week: Tui Allen

Congratulations to Tui Allen, the readers’ choice in this week’s Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge. Thanks also to everyone who participated – excellent entries!

The winning entry is rewarded with a special feature here today and a place in our collection of winners which will be published as an e-book at year end.

Without further ado, here’s the winning entry:

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