New Kickstarter to support Crossed Genres Magazine! (hopefully the last!)
We wanted to alert you to the new Kickstarter campaign we just launched! The Kickstarter you backed in 2012 resurrected Crossed Genres Magazine with two stretch goals... if successful, this... Read more
Now or never for Crossed Genres Magazine
CG Magazine: SFWA-qualifying market, or gone after December?
As you know, the stretch goals from this Kickstarter helped us resurrect Crossed Genres Magazine for 2013. Well, that... Read more
CGP releases INK by Sabrina Vourvoulias!
Today's the day! We've released Sabrina's INK! Here's the official announcement.
Those of you who received INK as one of your backer rewards, if you've read it, please consider helping... Read more
Why aren't CG anthologies paying SFWA-level pro rates?
I have a new post up at the CG website: Why aren’t CG anthologies paying SFWA-level rates, even though CG Magazine is? Since the question has been asked, I thought... Read more
New anthology opens for submissions!
We just opened to submissions for our next anthology! This is the one that several backers helped choose the theme for!
OOMPH: A little super goes a long way
It’s... Read more
Ebook subscription survey
We've sent out (we think) all the ebooks we're supposed to (not counting people who haven't answered their surveys, or titles that aren't out yet). We've got some... Read more
CG Magazine 2.0 - Print edition survey
We’re considering offering a print subscription to Crossed Genres Magazine 2.0 for the first time! It's something that was never really viable before, but now might be!
I realize that... Read more
CG Magazine 2.0 is here!
Today was the day CG Magazine 2.0 opened to submissions! We had an excellent showing (at the current rate we'd break our monthly submission record in a week!), and can't... Read more
CG Magazine's new submission guidelines
It's less than 2 weeks until the new pro-rate CG Magazine begins accepting submissions! We've posted the new submission guidelines on the website!
Word count: 1000-6000 (FIRM)
Pay... Read more
ReaderCon! and other things
We attended ReaderCon this past weekend, and had an amazing time. We met several people who'd backed the Kickstarter! So many people hesitantly asked "Are you... the ones who had... Read more
Bringing aboard some help! Readers, Interviewer & Website Manager needed!
Due to our increased workload now that we're re-launching CG Magazine as a pro-rate market, we need to bring aboard some extra help. These are volunteer positions (like all positions... Read more
And, we're there!
Okay. I think I've calmed down enough to write this.
The Kickstarter ended about an hour ago. Final numbers:
- Total backers: 397
- Total pledges: $15,611
- Average pledge: $39.32
It goes... Read more
60 minutes left!
We're counting down the minutes now! Just an hour left to the Kickstarter! Thank you all for this incredible ride! We'll make it worth your while! More later after the... Read more
Special treat for success!
Kay put together a short little video as a big "Thank you"! Since the animation in our video has been so popular...
Enjoy, and thanks!
At about 2:30am, the Kickstarter crossed the $14,000 line!
WE DID IT! CG Magazine will pay pro rates in 2013!!! WOO! *Freaking Out*
Thank you all SO MUCH for all... Read more
After an incredible 6 1/2 hours that brought in over $700in new & raised pledges, it's just rolled over to midnight, leaving us 17 hours. And we are at... Read more
$1,000 in 24 hours
Just a few minutes ago, at 4:56pm, we hit $13,004 in funding. That means with 24 hours and 4 minutes left, we need just $996 (7.11%) to hit our stretch... Read more
What paying pro rates means to me
...(or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Kickstarter)
I made a post on my personal blog about what it means to me, personally, to be so close... Read more
Can we make less than $3k in less than 3 days? Pro rates are close!
In the past 3 days we've taken in an astounding $2300 in new and raised pledges! Just a couple of hours ago we crossed the $11,000 threshold, leaving us needing... Read more
It's GO time! Pro rates are in sight!
Thanks to some generous new pledges and pledge increases over the weekend, the Kickstarter jumped up more than $1000! We're now at $9,820: Just $180 shy of 5 digits and ... Read more
New short story critiques from Jean Johnson!
Excellent news! Philip K. Dick Award-nominated and NY Times bestselling author Jean Johnson has generously offered two additional short story critiques for our Kickstarter backers! They're available as backer rewards... Read more
Stretch goal #2: Level-Up CG Magazine!
STRETCH GOAL: $14,000! Status: $1100 to go, 25 hours left! (Thursday 6/21, 4pm)
There's ONE DAY LEFT to our Kickstarter, and we've passed our original goal and our first stretch... Read more
What next? A question for you!
As we approach the halfway point of the Kickstarter, we've been thinking hard about how best to proceed. There's so much we'd love to do, so many projects we could... Read more
You have until Friday...
Hi everyone! We have a special surprise for our backers, and it's not too late to get in on it - you have until Friday! Read more about it here!... Read more
Bad News, Bad News, Bad News, GOOD!
That's the title of this post by CGP co-publisher Kay Holt! In it, she talks about our personal and Crossed Genres' financial struggles, including her getting laid off, and basically... Read more
Thank-you for pledgers!
There's a surprise for people who've pledged to our Kickstarter! And new pledgers can get in on it too! You can read about it here:
Also, there are a... Read more
CG Magazine is alive. IT'S ALIVE! (or, Stretch Goal achieved!)
Just a few minutes ago, our 135th backer pledged exactly $27, boosting the total just enough to $5500! We made it to our stretch goal - Crossed Genres Magazine will... Read more
Stretch goal: Bring back Crossed Genres Magazine!
Now that we've reached our initial $4000 goal - in less than a day, yowza! - It's time for a stretch goal. We thought up this goal at the beginning,... Read more
WE DID IT!
We DID IT! $4000 goal achieved in just 22 hours! WOW!
Thank you everyone for making this incredible thing happen. We fully expected to need at least the better part... Read more
What a day!
Everyone, we hardly know what to say! It's been just 20 hours since we launched our Kickstarter, and we're already at $3,363 - that's 84% of our goal! Unbelievable! This... Read more