August Video Trailer of the Month

movie awards clipart Don’t you just love the last Saturday of every month? That means it’s time to check out the great book trailer videos we ran during the past month on Indies Unlimited. Now, you have the opportunity to let us know which one you liked best by voting for Trailer of the Month. Take a look and pick your favorite. No cash. No prizes. It’s all for the glory! Check ’em out for yourself by clicking the links! One vote per person, please.

The contestants this month are:

The Day We Said Goodbye

Postcards from Mr. Pish: East Coast Edition

Fantasies Are Murder

The Witch of Leper Cove


Which video trailer was YOUR favorite during August 2014?

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Flash Fiction Challenge: New World

boston harbor sunset copyright ksbrooks 1997
Boston harbor sunset
copyright K.S. Brooks 1997

It was a long journey. Truly, it took much longer than Sergio Cortinez could have ever guessed. His ship, the Nuestra Senora, left Spain on May 4, 1497.

On May 4, 1997, the unscathed Nuestra Senora emerged from a squall just thirty miles away from Boston harbor…

In 250 words or less, write a story incorporating the elements in the picture and/or the written prompt above. Do not include the prompt in your entry. 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 Tuesday at 5:00 PM Pacific Time.

On Wednesday afternoon, 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 afternoon, the winner will be recognized as we post the winning entry along with the picture as a feature. Then, at year end, the winners will be featured in an anthology like this one. Best of luck to you all in your writing!

Entries only in the comment section. Other comments will be deleted. See HERE for additional information and terms.

Flash 500 Flash Fiction Competition

Now in its fifth year, this quarterly competition has an open theme, but you only get 500 words to tell a story.

Prizes:  £300 for first prize (plus publication in Words with JAM); £200 for second prize; £100 for third prize.

Reading fee: £5 for one story; £8 for two.

Deadline is September 30, 2014. 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.