Dick Waters Wins Flash Fiction Challenge

Dick Waters is the readers’ choice in this week’s Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge.

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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Sneak Peek: South

Today we have a sneak peek from the thriller by Lance Charnes: South.

Life is cheap and hard in the America of 2032. Fugitive FBI agent Nora Khaled and her family must escape the detention camps holding over 400,000 American Muslims. Ex-coyote Luis Ojeda must repay a crushing debt to the Pacifico Norte cartel. Luis’ task: lead Nora into civil war-wracked Mexico. But when the FBI accuses Nora of terrorism, Luis learns her real motive for heading south: she has proof that the nation’s recent history is based on a lie that reaches to the government’s highest levels. Success may set Luis – and the truth – free; failure means disappearing into a black-site prison…or a gruesome death for them all.

South is available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon UK.

Here is an excerpt from South

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Kindle Countdown Catastrophe

exploding alarm clockKindle Countdown promotions are not only confusing, but now it turns out you might not receive the 70% royalty promised by Amazon. No, I’m not kidding.

Recently I wrote about the hoops you have to jump through to lower your book’s sale price in international Amazon marketplaces while you run your Kindle Countdown. So, two days before the Kindle Countdown promo, I went and lowered the price on all the marketplaces as explained by KDP customer service in Martin Crosbie’s excellent post. Everything should have been good to go, right?

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