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Flash Fiction Challenge - Vote Today

It’s time to choose your favorite Flash Fiction story of the week at the Indies Unlimited website. I submitted a story for this weeks competition, so please have a look and vote for me if you think my story is a winner. 37 more words

News

Top Five Ways to Have an Awful Book Cover

“I’m constantly looking at book covers as part of my “job” here at Indies Unlimited. On top of that, I run into authors posting their covers in groups all the time, asking for input. 191 more words

Books And Publishing

YouTube and Amazon: Gain Exposure by Using Both

“It’s becoming evident that newsletters are a valuable tool for authors to have. Shawn Inmon recently discussed the importance of newsletters, and one of the things he said was, ‘The reason why is simple: You control how and when you access a mailing list, as opposed to investing everything into working the Amazon or social media algorithms.’ That really resonated with me, so I decided it was time for me to take his advice seriously.” 76 more words

Books

DON'T MESS WITH MOM Wins Flash Fiction Challenge

A. L. Kaplan is the Readers’ Choice in this week’s Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge. The winning entry is decided by the popular vote and rewarded with a special feature Indies Unlimited today.

Essay

Why I Still Won’t Follow You on Twitter

“I joined Twitter in 2008. It looked like a fun way to connect with people and share blog posts. I made a lot of mistakes at first — I got spammed, I got hacked, I got suspended…and then I got smarter.” 47 more words

Authors

Authors Are Paying for Ads and Their Books Aren’t Being Seen

“Several authors have reported to IU that they’ve had disappointing sales after paying for an email advertisement, only to find their book didn’t show up in emails sent to recipients using a few of the big web-based book promotion services. 100 more words

Books