A time and a place for everything…

May 26th, 2009 | By | Category: CG Blog

…and therefore I will spare you the extensive rant about the 15 zillion different e-book formats. Suffice to say, I don’t think we have the time to produce a copy of each issue in enough formats to work on every portable device. So it looks like we’ll be offering 3 digital versions: for the Kindle, as a .PDF, and as a .prc (.prc is formatted for mobiles via mobipocket. Click the link for a list of supported platforms, one of which is Blackberry.). If we get enough specific requests for certain formats we may consider them as well.

By the way, I’ve received a few queries about Kindle subscriptions to CG. I am looking into it, but I’m running into 2 problems: 1) I’m not sure how to coordinate those subscriptions with the subscriptions to the Subscribers Area on the website, and 2) Amazon/Kindle hasn’t deigned to respond to my emails. If anything new comes up I’ll let you know.

Most months around this time, I sit down and make a list of every little detail left to deal with before Release Day arrives. I did that today, and then set about whittling it down. I did some formatting of images for the online release, did a bit of Project Wonderful work, created a new email address on our site and did some prep for an upcoming contest.

What’s that? A contest? Yup, we’re going to have a Flash Fiction contest in June! We’ll make an announcement with details tomorrow. Also coming up shortly: a sale! Info on that tomorrow too.

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  1. Thanks for .prc version! Looking forward to reading them on my Palm TX.

    Looking forward to hearing about the contest, too!

  2. shaydchara, glad to hear that the new version will be appreciated! I’ll be working on the .prc of Issue 6 tonight.

    And the contest info is now up! http://crossedgenres.com/announcements/flash-fiction-contest/

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