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Up ahead in the distance I saw a shimmering light

Apr 29th, 2010 | By | Category: CG Blog

This will be a long post – brace yourselves! We’re getting down to the wire for submissions to the Gadgets & Artifacts issue. Tomorrow (Friday) is the deadline! We’ve got a fair number of submissions but we always want more! Saturday is the release of issue 18, the Eastern issue. We’re extremely pleased with how […]



Last seen wandering vaguely, quite of her own accord

Mar 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: CG Blog

There’s a wonderful review of Crossed Genres Year One over at Tangent Online! “From lovers whose needs suck away others’ life forces to the foibles of superheroes past their prime, Crossed Genres makes a tasty break from ordinary speculative fiction. This twisted group of stories both inflames and amuses. At ten bucks a pop, it […]



I was looking for offhanded ways to improve us

Mar 15th, 2010 | By | Category: CG Blog

There are TWO new chapters of RJ Astruc’s A Festival of Skeletons up in the Subscribers Area! Subscribers can go here to read them. If you’re not a subscriber, you can read a snippet here, or subscribe for just 83 cents a month! I got the photos I’d been waiting on, and submitted issue 17 […]



And then they had the nerve to ask, what would I like to be?

Feb 19th, 2010 | By | Category: CG Blog

What a week. Monday was President’s Day, but despite the short work week I feel more exhausted than at the end of a regular week. _________________________________ Over the last few days I’ve been communicating with several people who are testing out various new versions of the magazine. I’m working on making the magazine available in […]



But there is no joy in Mudville

Jan 21st, 2010 | By | Category: CG Blog

(NOTE: This post was supposed to go out on Tuesday the 19th. I have no idea why it was saved as a draft instead. Better late than never, I suppose.) Just a few quick things tonight: Several hours worth of packing and about $210 worth of shipping later, all preordered copies of Crossed Genres Year […]



Back in the saddle again… again

Jan 14th, 2010 | By | Category: CG Blog

I’m going to make a concerted effort now to get back to making at least a small post each day. Today the print edition of Issue 15 was finalized submitted and approved, the proof was ordered and shipped. Yup, all in one day. Awesome. I’m very excited to see this one. It’s really a magnificent […]



We negotiate with chaos

Jan 6th, 2010 | By | Category: CG Blog

Speaking of “negotiating”: Who wants to nominate Crossed Genres for a Hugo award? We’re eligible! Although we know we wouldn’t have a snowball’s chance in hell of winning, being nominated would be a dream come true, literally. If you’re eligible to nominate for the Hugos, please consider Crossed Genres! Things are coming along nicely. We […]



You’ll be glad you kept a shovel on hand

Jan 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: CG Blog

We have almost dug ourselves out from the veritable mountain of submissions to the Any Previous Genre issue. Wow, people – we are just flabbergasted. We surpassed our previous highest submission total by forty-three percent. 43. Point-nine, to be exact. Unbelievable. After passing through our slush reading process, a little less than half of the […]



And I’m learning that I wouldn’t want it any other way

Dec 29th, 2009 | By | Category: CG Blog

The biggest news now: the anthology has been finalized! Everything’s approved and I’ve ordered the proof copy (with extra-speedy shipping). The hope is that we’ll have it by this Saturday; if not, probably Monday. And if it looks half as amazing in print as it did in the final design then I will be very […]



I ain’t been nuttin’ but bad

Dec 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: CG Blog

(I can’t listen to christmas music unless it’s been originally subversive, or subverted from the classic stuff. Dr. Demento saves me during this time of year.) A quick note to start: This is the last month to read or purchase our Dystopian issue! Issue 2, originally published on January 1, 2009, is going away forever […]