Prescription for ratings book review

One last wonderful review for the week!  Spend this Sunday Funday with the contestants from this killer reality show.  Who will make it out alive?

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A Book Review: Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants

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Another wonderful review! Thanks! Please check out this lovely blog!

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One of my first unique opportunities from blogging arrived earlier this month. I took part in a review of a short story that is being released today in the Amazon store. My role in this was reading the story before its release date and creating a review to be shared via Amazon and other book review sites. This short story is part of an series of shorts about the dystopian society, City-State, and also includes and anthology. Please take a look at my review below and use the link to purchase if it interests you. I met the authors of this short story through blogging, and their writing future seems promising. Please help me support these up and coming writers.

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Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants

By: Kaisy Wilkerson-Mills and James Courtney

“This was my initial experience with the dystopian nation of City-State and I must say I’ve been hooked. The…

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Prescription for Ratings – blood, blood, and more blood

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One awesome f***ing review! Thanks, Glenn!

Glenn’s reviews are honest and raw. That’s why we f***ing love him!

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4 of 5 Bloody-Fucked Stars – Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants by Kaisy Wilkerson-Mills.

This is a very interesting story. It’s filled with plenty of blood and guts and gore. And there’s even a reason for all the horror. It’s pure unadulterated bloody entertainment. It’s a reality show on crack.

Yes, this really is a story about a reality show, where people kill each other for fun and entertainment. Well, it’s not really for fun. For the producers, and the audience, maybe. But the contestants certainly don’t have any fun. They’re actually fighting for their lives. Fighting for the promise of fame and fortune.

The story begins with four contestants. A man and his wife. And a woman and her brother. It’s not really a coincidence that the woman hates her brother. And the wife kinda sorta hates her husband. Well, she doesn’t really hate him, per se. But he’s pretty…

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“Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants” is LIVE! Get your copy today!

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IT’S RELEASE DAY!  James and I proudly present our new City-State short story, “Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants”.  Grab your copy HERE via Amazon for $.99!

It is also available for review and critique on GoodReads.

In this piece (around 7,200 words), readers will experience the entertainment sector of City-State.  With government controlled television shows, contestants are pitted against one another for possible fame and fortune.

It’s a great quick read!  Check it out!  James and I are feverishly writing the sequel, “Prescription for Ratings: The Committee”.

Thanks!

“Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants” Is Now Available for Pre-Order!

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Here we go!  James and I are releasing our newest short story, “Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants” on June 25th, and it is available for pre-order NOW for $.99!

This is the first in a series of two short pieces that outline City-State’s government-controlled entertainment programming.

Please click here to view all the details via Amazon.

Thanks!  :)

Reviews Needed for Upcoming Release: “Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants”

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Hello! James and I are planning to release another individual short story later this month entitled “Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants”.  This is the second of many stand alone shorts from the dystopian nation of City-State, and “Contestants” is the first in a series of two shorts that outline the nation’s entertainment system. These shorts are loosely connected with our current publication, The Dystopian Nation of City-State: An Anthology, and our first short story, “How to Kill Your Senator”.

To properly plan for the upcoming release, we would love for a handful of readers to read this short piece, provide a little feedback (like a beta reader), and write a review on Amazon the day James and I let it go live. Obviously, the review is your honest opinion, and I will provide you with the specific release date and other information. The Amazon review does not have to be lengthy; it can be 2-3 sentences or a couple paragraphs – given your comfort level with writing reviews.

“Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants” faintly focuses on a young doctor who is assigned to the government’s “death committee”.  This committee controls some of the nation’s gruesome television shows.  However, the primary plot centers on the contestants, their personal stories, and the reality show itself.  The next short story (this piece’s continuation) will target the committee members, mainly the young doctor.

This short story is around 6,500 words (please remember, this is not a full length novel), and it contains elements of death and violence.  It is based around a reality show where the contestants fight to the death.  James and I tried to make it relatable to current trends (with a little twist – in this case, the obsession with reality television). Hey, this is a dystopian universe – a terrifying view on what the future could hold.

If you would like to help us, please comment below with your email address or message me on Twitter or Facebook.

You will receive the story free of charge, and James and I will provide you with ample time to read and write a review.

Want more short stories? Pick up a copy of The Dystopian Nation of City-State: An Anthology via Amazon for Kindle and the Kindle app for $1.99. This collection of short stories provides an in-depth look at the residents, foundation, and horrid practices of City-State.  Our first stand alone short story, “How to Kill Your Senator” is also available on Amazon for $.99.  There are plenty of monsters that antagonize (the somewhat) innocent people of this futuristic nation.

Thanks!  Please let us know if you would like to be the first to read and review “Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants”.

Little Free Libraries: Spreading the Love in Raleigh, North Carolina

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Have you seen these?  These small wonders are called Little Free Libraries.  On the honor system, readers take a book, read a book, and return a book.

On a recent visit to Raleigh, my best friend and I Google mapped our way around the center of the city and distributed copies of The Dystopian Nation of City-State: An Anthology.  Hopefully, someone’s summer reading list will be infused with the political antics of City-State’s cruel government and the hopeful, yet vengeful Illegals.

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The Dystopian Nation of City-State: An Anthology drop off points:

1.  2001 Lorimer Road, Raleigh, NC 27606

2.  119 Hawthorne Road, Raleigh, NC 27605

3.  507 South Saunders Street, Raleigh, NC 27603

4.  215 South McDowell Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

5.  701 South Bloodworth Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

Check out Free Little Libraries here.  There may be one near you!  :)

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