September Video Trailer of the Month

movie awards clipart Ooh! Chilly weather here in the Northern Hemisphere! A great way to spend a Saturday evening is 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:

Circle in the Sand

Aegis Rising

Nighthawks at the Mission

Wound Too Tight

Which video trailer should win "trailer of the month"?

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Flash Fiction Challenge: An Inhospitable Shore

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Canaveral seashore
by K.S. Brooks

Maybe the ones who went down with the ship were the lucky ones. I drifted on flotsam for days, only to wash up here, on a small cactus-strewn island.

Even in my weakened condition, it didn’t take long to walk its breadth. There was no water. This is how I would die.

I collapsed onto the coarse warm sand and closed my eyes against the midday sun. I awoke to a sound coming from the scrubby growth…

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. No political or religious entries, please.

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.

Zoetrope: All-Story Short Fiction Contest

Zoetrope All StoryThe eighteenth annual Short Fiction Contest is now open for all genres of literary fiction. Entries must be unpublished and strictly 5,000 words or fewer.

Prizes:  First prize: $1,000, Second prize: $500, Third prize: $250; the top ten entries will be considered for representation by the literary agencies listed on the website.

Entry fee: $20.

Deadline is October 1, 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.