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That Man Behind the Curtain: October 2017

October featured a few new things: We sold books at GeekGirl Con for the first time. We also did a different sort of promotion than we normally do. The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: (-$17.06) Stories: (-$75.00) … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: September 2017

September got back into being zany. We had two conventions we attended and shipped out two books. We learned some lessons along the way. The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: (-$17.06) Stories: (-$45.00) Art: (-$187.63) Advertising: (-$115.34) … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: August 2017

August was comparatively quiet, all told. Our big shipping extravaganza hadn’t happened yet, so the expenses are pretty low. The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: (-$17.06) Stories: (-$290.00) Art: (-$562.63) Advertising: (-$87.02) Processing Fees: (-$34.96) Printing: (-$154.62) … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: July 2017

We are winding into the last stretch for getting Utter Fabrication out the door, which means expenses are picking back up. We’ve also been doing some different things with content on the site. How does this all break down numerically? … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: June 2017

Things have slowly started to settle down after the surge of activity the previous months. Slowly. Very slowly. How about those numbers? The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($70.00) Art: ($420.00) Advertising: ($55.00) Processing Fees: … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: May 2017

May was about finalizing story selections for Utter Fabrication. A lot of payments went out related to that. The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($2,189.00) Art: ($224.96) Advertising: ($40.00) Processing Fees: ($52.58) Printing: ($25.02) Donations: … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: April 2017

April was the hard push at reading slush, and very little else was accomplished. Here’s what the numbers looked like. The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($75.00) Art: ($582.08) Advertising: ($30.00) Processing Fees: ($26.49) Conventions: … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: March 2017

March was a hectic flurry of activity in the wake of our Kickstarter ending: shipping out backer rewards for add-ons, getting Spring 2017 out the door, and dealing with the tsunami of slush that came in for the anthology. The Money … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: February 2017

February was spent plugging our next anthology Kickstarter. (And we’re now open to anthology submissions.) This meant a spike in advertising costs last month. The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($70.00) Art: ($224.23) Advertising: ($519.00) … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: January 2017

We are in the midst of running our latest Kickstarter. (Have I mentioned we have a Kickstarter? Because we have a Kickstarter. You can click this link to see the Kickstarter.) Most of January was spent getting ready for the … Continue reading

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