Which “Wonderfall” Flash Fiction Story Gets Your Vote?

Vote5It’s that time again…time to choose your favorite flash fiction story of the week! The judges have whittled down the entries to a select few, and now it’s your turn: time for the public to have the final say. It’s super easy – choose your favorite and cast your vote below for this week’s Flash Fiction champion.

Remember, the winning entries will all be included in the next edition of the IU Flash Fiction Anthology.

Check out this week’s entries here we’ve even labeled the finalists to make them easier to spot. Make your decision, then use those share buttons at the bottom of the post to spread the word.

Voting polls close Thursday at 5 PM Pacific time.

Which "Wonderfall" story do you think should win this week?

  • John D. Ottini (29%, 10 Votes)
  • Jon Jefferson (26%, 9 Votes)
  • Joseph Hesch (24%, 8 Votes)
  • Brooke Cheyenne (12%, 4 Votes)
  • Steven M. Stucko (9%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 34

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NOTE: Entrants whose submissions are not relevant to the prompts and/or exceed the 250 word limit are eliminated from the poll. ONE VOTE PER PERSON, please. Duplicate votes will be deleted. The results displayed above are unofficial until verified by administration.

What Readers Want – The Long Frikken Book

what readers want logoAs an author, do you ever struggle with a decision about your book and wonder, “What would a reader say?” You probably aren’t the first author to wonder about that same thing. Indies Unlimited has two reviewers on our staff, the fabulous Cathy Speight and venerable Mr. BigAl, who are here representing readers. In this series, we’ll pose your questions to them for their take and encourage other readers to weigh in with their thoughts.

In this post I’ll answer a question that has been posed by an author looking for a reader’s opinion, starting with The Case of the Long Frikken Book.

First the question from the author: Continue reading “What Readers Want – The Long Frikken Book”

Tumblr Follow Fest

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There’s been a lot of talk about Tumblr lately. Seems all the cool kids are migrating there from Facebook. If you aren’t sure what that is, Kat Cantwell wrote an introductory post about it. And our Kat Brooks wrote a tutorial to show you how easy it is to get up and running. Don’t forget, Instagram makes posting to Tumblr super easy! So come on down and join in the Tumblr follow-fest!

This is how it works: If you are an author, publisher, publicist, literary agent, book reviewer, librarian (or especially a book-lover), etc., in the comments below, paste in the link for your Tumblr blog. Make sure you show some love to the blog in the comments above yours, and check back throughout the day to catch up. to get your ID, merely go to your dashboard and copy the link next to the BIG pink arrow in the picture above (i.e. – http://ksbrooks.tumblr.com/).

Click on the person’s link in the comments section below, and you will go to their blog. Then click Follow. (See photo below.)
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This should be fun and should generate a lot of exposure for everyone who plays. Let’s get the party started!