Announcing the Author Marketing and Book Promotion Resource Page

Marketing 101 for authorsIf you’re a regular reader of Indies Unlimited, you know how much we love indie authors. We’re committed to helping writers of all stripes get their work down on paper, get it published, and get it out there in front of readers everywhere. What’s arguably the most often asked question we get from writers?

I’ve just published my first book, but I don’t know anything about marketing. Help!

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Indie Reads – February 2016

Indies Unlimited does not review books, but we do have a couple of renowned reviewers on staff. We thought a great way to celebrate indie writing would be to ask those reviewers for their top indie picks of the month. Here are this month’s top picks from our experts:

Caesars Ghost 120x177Caesar’s Ghost by Reb MacRath

“It’s fast-paced, with short chapters that keep the story hopping and skipping along. …it is also full of humor….”

Read the rest of the review by BigAl.

Caesar’s Ghost is available through

Sonnets for Heidi 120x177Sonnets for Heidi by Melissa Bowersock

“What a great story. …some life lessons about risk and being true to yourself.”

Read the rest of the review by BigAl.

Sonnets for Heidi is available through

A Billion Gods and GoddessesA Billion Gods and Goddesses by Lynne Cantwell

“I wasn’t sure whether I would enjoy just reading about the gods and goddesses but Ms. Cantwell is a storyteller at heart.”

Read the rest of the review by ?wazithinkin.

A Billion Gods and Goddesses is available at

Duchess Rising 120x177Duchess Rising by Alison Naomi Holt

“The conclusion comes to a somewhat satisfying end, however, with a nefarious note.”

Read the rest of the review by ?wazithinkin.

Duchess Rising is available on

THRESHOLDS International Short Fiction Feature Writing Competition

Thresholds international short story features competition

THRESHOLDS, an online forum dedicated to the reading, writing and study of the short story form, is now accepting submissions for their 2016 Feature Writing Competition. The maximum word count is 2,000, with a minimum of 750. Writers may submit a maximum of 3 essays. Please note: the Competition is open for non-fiction entries only. Short story submissions will NOT be accepted.

Prizes: 1st Prize of £500; 2 x Runner-up Prize of £100; PLUS, a selection of short story titles for all shortlisted writers

Entry fee: FREE

Deadline: 6 March 2016

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.