It’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.Attention Authors: It is okay if you ask people to vote for you!
Voting polls close Thursday at 5 PM Pacific time. If the poll doesn’t close on time, any votes received after 5 pm will be removed.
REMINDER – entries over the 250 limit are disqualified.
Which "Mist" flash fiction story deserves your vote this week?
Theodore Jerome Cohen (54%, 19 Votes)
Diane Selby (11%, 4 Votes)
JB Wocoski (9%, 3 Votes)
Judith Garcia (9%, 3 Votes)
Marc Twine (6%, 2 Votes)
A. L. Kaplan (6%, 2 Votes)
Emily Ryther (3%, 1 Votes)
Ann Zimmerman (3%, 1 Votes)
Luigi Silvestri (0%, 0 Votes)
John Harker (0%, 0 Votes)
Paula Evans (0%, 0 Votes)
Total Voters: 35
NOTE: Entrants whose submissions exceed the 250 word limit will be disqualified even if they win. ONE VOTE PER PERSON, please. Duplicate votes will be deleted. The results displayed above are unofficial until verified by administration.
For 2017, the Futurescapes Contest theme is “Blue Sky Cities.” They’re seeking stories set in a near-future city where significant strides have been made toward improving air quality, climate adaptation, or even net positive impacts on climate and air quality. Entries must be works of prose not to exceed 8,000 words in length.
Prizes: $2,000 Prize for first place; 5 runners up each receive $500; Publication in anthology distributed to mayors, governors, and members of the U.S. Congress.
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.
Have you been feeling lonely on Twitter lately? Well, our Jim Devitt wrote a couple of posts which might help you get more eyes on your tweets. Check that out, then come back here and have some fun with our September Twitter Fest.
This is how it works: If you are an author, publisher, publicist, literary agent, book reviewer, (or especially a book-lover), etc., in the comments below, paste in the link for your Twitter Handle. Tweet the link to this post, inviting all your followers to do the same. Make sure you show some love to the handles in the comments above yours, and check back throughout the day to catch up. (Remember: If you right-click the link, you can open it in a new tab so you don’t have to constantly page back and forth.)Continue reading “September 2017 Twitter Fest”
Imagine my surprise, then, when I recently read a comment on a popular author forum stating that a different ISBN had to be used for each distributor. Now, this is true if you’re using one of CreateSpace’s ISBNs, because in that case, CreateSpace would be the publisher, and they’re the ones who decide how you get to use it. You can read more about ISBNs here.