KDP Error Messages: The Sky Is Not Falling

dont panic kdp warnings shield-114440_960_720You have probably already heard about the latest sky-is-falling report involving KDP. An online publication (which shall remain nameless, as it’s well-known for publishing unsubstantiated clickbait, but whose initials are Good Ereader) struck fear into the hearts of many indie authors last week, when it announced that starting February 3rd, Amazon would begin pulling from sale any eBooks reported to have typos or formatting issues. Continue reading “KDP Error Messages: The Sky Is Not Falling”

Thrifty Thursday: Month End eBook Deals

used car ebooks dealsThat’s right, it’s the end of the month and Bernie’s got a bunch of eBooks that have GOT to go! You heard it here first – it’s Thrifty Thursday! And have we got some bargains for you! That’s right, here at Indies Unlimited each Thursday, we make it super easy for you to find hot free and 99 cent eBook deals. Make sure to tell your friends to come on over to Thrifty Thursday and check ’em out! Continue reading “Thrifty Thursday: Month End eBook Deals”

Which “The Tunnel” Flash Fiction Story Gets Your Vote?

Vote5It’s that time again…time to choose your favorite flash fiction story of the week! It’s all up to you now – only one can win Flash Fiction Readers’ Choice Champion honors. It’s super easy – choose your favorite and cast your vote below.

Check out this week’s entries here. 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 "The Tunnel" Flash Fiction Story Should Win the Readers' Choice Award This Week?

  • A. L. Kaplan (31%, 5 Votes)
  • Doreen Strom (19%, 3 Votes)
  • Blaine Coleman (13%, 2 Votes)
  • Joe Wocoski (13%, 2 Votes)
  • Christopher "Irish Goat" Knodel (13%, 2 Votes)
  • Marilyn Vix (6%, 1 Votes)
  • Julia Handel (6%, 1 Votes)
  • Jon Brierton (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Dusty May Jane (0%, 0 Votes)
  • John Schade (0%, 0 Votes)
  • H.C. Daria (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Luigi Silvestri (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Jeff Stone (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 16

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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.

You’re Going to Write What? – Part 6

scribbling-152216_640This is an ongoing series about BigAl’s first experience writing a book. Join him as he flies by the seat of his pants and figures things out as he goes. For a more complete explanation about the book and this series of posts, you can read the series introduction here.

In the introductory post to this series I promised (maybe threatened?) that some of my posts might be a sample of the work-in-process. This post is going to carry out that threat. One chapter of the book (which is a how-to for people wanting to set up a book review blog) will cover establishing a submission policy, even if that policy is that they’ll find the books to review on their own, meaning without the help of friendly and eager indie authors. The meat of this particular chapter contains the elements of a good submission policy: things like if you are willing to accept books to review from authors, publishers, or others. It’s only a portion of the chapter, but the most critical part. Continue reading “You’re Going to Write What? – Part 6”