The Baltimore Review Winter Contest

The Baltimore Review seeks short fiction, creative nonfiction, or poetry on the theme of the future. Word limit is 3000 for prose or up to three poems per entry.

Prizes:  First place, $500; Second place, $200; Third place, $100. All entries will be considered for publication.

Reading fee: $10 per submission.

Deadline is November 30, 2013. For more information, please visit their website.

Indies Unlimited is pleased to provide this contest information for the convenience of our readers. We do not, however, endorse this or any contest/competition. Entrants should always research a competition prior to entering.

Empire Avenue – A Different Type of Social Networking

Empire Avenue social networking siteSocial media platforms have become synonymous with marketing. As Indie publishers and writers, it’s a love-hate relationship. If you are not out there, then you feel like you’re missing the boat. If you are out there too much, then you are spamming all the same people over and over.

It’s rare when you run across a platform that isn’t saturated with groups of the same people. One such platform puts a different twist on social media relationships and networking. Empire Avenue’s mission is to build a global marketplace where any individual can realize the value of their reputation and networks. With Empire Avenue, you link your social media accounts and you earn virtual dollars based on your interactions and social media engagement. Empire Avenue takes social media, gamification, and networking to a whole new level. Continue reading “Empire Avenue – A Different Type of Social Networking”

Featured Book: Home Wrecker II

Brooklyn Rosen had high moral principles and was raised properly. Married for over fifteen years, those standards went out the window along with her fidelity when she met Bo. After becoming a self-proclaimed “Home Wrecker” Brooklyn left behind her marital home, along with the damage caused by her emotional wrecking ball. But the whispered remarks followed.

In “Home Wrecker: The Brooklyn Chronicles” we learn what shaped Brooklyn, the trials of an unhappy marriage and a deep abiding love that would not be denied. We meet a troubled, spiteful wife, who does not want to become an “ex”.

Will Brooklyn and Bo survive, or will all be lost to a bitter woman?

Available exclusively from Amazon.

Hot Releases for Cool Weather!

Yes, we know it’s not winter everywhere. Whether it’s cold where you are or not – wouldn’t you like something hot off the presses? Well, check out these new releases.

The Road to Hell is Paved with Kitty Litter by Brian Haigh

Ace cat detective Sam Touba leads the hunt for elusive self-perfection “guru” Jim Hoenfhmfjn in this absurdist detective send-up.

The Road to Hell is Paved with Kitty Litter is available through and Amazon UK.

Reflections by R.S. Novelle

A mirror allows one man a glimpse of souls who are on the edge of death. Complications arise when he begins seeing images of his family.

Reflections is available through and Amazon UK.


Amputated Yet Whole
by W. Mark Sweatman

Amputated but Whole is an inspiring story of how physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual “amputations” actually led to a fulfilling life.

Amputated Yet Whole is available at and Amazon UK.


Allergic to Life by Kathryn Chastain Treat

One woman’s battle for survival after a mold exposure sent her into a world of chemical sensitivity and threatened her life.

Allergic to Life is available at, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon UK.


Holiday Heroes by Dianne Greenlay, Mike Faricy, Martin Crosbie, and Sable Hunter

A collection of four novels – each with a different type of hero: A Pirate, A Private Investigator, A Soldier and A Cowboy.

Holiday Heroes is available for a limited time at and Amazon UK.