Tag Archives: Issue 007

Science in My Fiction: “The Trouble With Chips” by C.B. Calsing

December 27, 2010

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Congratulations, Franklin Bonds! Your Fidelity Systems account has been updated! Please have your password ready and log into your page to verify the additions. Franklin clicked on the link and entered his password on the splash page. He accessed his personal database, and when the page came up he quickly exhaled. Instead of the expected [...]

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Issue 19 TOC, and more!

May 12, 2010

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Here’s the Table of Contents for issue 19: GADGETS & ARTIFACTS! FICTION: “Last Tango in Gamma Sector” by Michael R. Underwood “Conflicts” by Timothy T. Murphy “The Crate” by Daniel José Older “Peace Signs” by Wendy N. Wagner “Combat Stress Reaction” by Don Pizarro ARTICLE: “Science Fiction, Fantasy, Artifacts & Gadgets: Just the Basics” by [...]

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Crossed Genres stories make 2009 “Notable” lists

April 2, 2010

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Congratulations to Nathan Crowder, whose short story “Deacon Carter’s Last Dime” made the storySouth Million Writers Award Notable Stories of 2009! Deacon Carter’s Last Dime first appeared in Crossed Genres Issue 7 (URBAN). ETA: Nathan is reading “Deacon Carter’s Last Dime” on Friday, April 2 at 12:30pm at Norwescon! If you’re there, go! *********************************************** Congratulations [...]

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The three R’s

June 2, 2009

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that’s kinda what I did today. I read some Issue 8 submissions, I wrote some emails, and I counted statistics of website traffic. The first day or two after the release is an odd time of the month. It feels like we should be running around like crazy, scrambling to get things done – and [...]

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Actual day-in-the-life post

June 1, 2009

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Since last night’s post was really an announcement about the release of Issue 7, I thought i should do an actual day-in-the-life post. We ended up with almost exactly the same number of submissions as last month – 2 fewer to be precise. That’s not counting the submissions we received which are outside the size [...]

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Today the sale – Tomorrow the WORLD!

May 31, 2009

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Or rather, tomorrow the Release Day! But today, help us – and our son Bastian – celebrate Imagination! Today ONLY (Sunday, May 31), on Bastian’s 3rd birthday, give the gift of a (cheap) subscription to Crossed Genres. For one day only, for just $7.50 you can buy a coupon to give to a friend or [...]

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WorldCon is HOW soon?

May 30, 2009

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Today was a day to tie up loose ends, and look ahead to future issues. I emailed one of the issue 7 contributors about a small detail; otherwise, Issue 7 is pretty much ready to go. I just have to make an icon for the “Current Genre” page for June. I also did a lot [...]

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Counting down

May 28, 2009

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Release Day is just 4 days away? When did that happen?! It’s okay, we’re ready for it. I was just updating my list and there’s not actually much more we can do before it’s time to actually release the new issue. Today I built, formatted and uploaded the .prc version of Issue 5, created an [...]

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0 to a new format in 1 hour flat

May 27, 2009

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Crossed Genres Issue 6 is now available in .prc (mobile) format! The format is compatible with multiple formats, including Palm OS, Blackberry and Windows Mobile. (Click here for a list of compatible mobiles.) The issue 6 .prc is not available for subscribers to download for FREE from the subscribers area! It can also be purchased [...]

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A time and a place for everything…

May 26, 2009

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…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, [...]

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