Animals, Animals, Animals Book Festival

The 2013 Animals, Animals, Animals Book Festival seeks entries for its competition honoring the best stories about—you guessed it—animals. From elephants all the way down to Madagascar hissing cockroaches.

The Animals, Animals, Animals Book Festival will consider animal stories in the following categories: dogs, cats, birds, horses, insects, fish, reptiles, children’s books, young adult, working animals, wild card (anything goes!), pets, jungle, farm, city animals, biography/memoirs, talking, photography, horror, science, unpublished manuscripts, and spiritual/religious.

Prize: Winner receives $500 appearance fee and airfare to Chicago for the awards ceremony in November

Deadline: October 13, 2013

Entry Fee: $50 per entry

For more information, please visit their website.

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I really like what you’ve done to the place. It looks different from when I came through here last time, sometime around the beginning of 2012. And people! There are tons of readers and writers hanging out here, too! Continue reading “So This is What It’s Like in the Real World”

Featured Author: Garry Rogers

Garry Rogers has a PhD in Physical Geography. He taught at Columbia University and UCLA, and currently serves as President of the Agua Fria Open Space Alliance, Inc.

He has published three nonfiction books, and hundreds articles in peer-reviewed science journals and conference proceedings. He is currently working on a sequel to his debut novel Corr Syl the Warrior, and a second volume on Arizona wildlife.

Learn more about Garry from his website and his Amazon author page. Continue reading “Featured Author: Garry Rogers”

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At Indies Unlimited, we have lots of articles for authors. This one is mostly for readers.

So, you like to read. You also have more money than you know what to do with. If you are that lucky, please note that Indies Unlimited does accept donations. However, if you are like the rest of us authors…trying to rub nickels together to turn them into quarters…you might like to know how to save some significant money. Continue reading “How to Read a Wealth of Selections for Free”