• Posts Tagged ‘Behind the Scenes’

    That Man Behind the Curtain: October 2017

    by  • November 21, 2017 • Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    Jeremy Zimmerman and a Kitten

    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) Art: (-$187.63) Advertising: (-$149.09) Processing Fees: (-$4.77) Printing: (-$19.47) Conventions: (-$45.00) Shipping: (-$66.02) Donations:...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: September 2017

    by  • October 24, 2017 • Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    Dawn Vogel and Amanda Cherry cosplaying it up for our table at GeekGirlCon 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) Processing Fees: (-$7.21) Printing: (-$2,457.15) Conventions: (-$45.00) Donations: $68.66 Ad Revenue: $0.12 Physical Sales:...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: August 2017

    by  • September 21, 2017 • Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    Dawn Vogel as Velma

    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) Donations: $310.96 Ad Revenue: $0.32 Online Book Sales: $26.31 Total: (-$808.70) QTD: (-$2,417.57) YTD:...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: June 2017

    by  • July 27, 2017 • Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    Jeremy Zimmerman at PNWA Autograph Party

    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: ($13.61) Printing: ($105.19) Donations: $102.71 Ad Revenue: $0.04 Physical Sales: $44.80 Online Book Sales:...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: May 2017

    by  • June 20, 2017 • Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    Dawn @ Capital Indie Book Con 2

    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: $43.71 Ad Revenue: $0.75 Physical Sales: $44.80 Online Book Sales: $37.72 Total: ($2,459.36) QTD:...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: April 2017

    by  • May 18, 2017 • Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    Table at Pulicon

    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: ($80.00) Donations: $38.71 Ad Revenue: $0.48 Kickstarter:¬†$22.00 Physical Sales: $146.00 Online Book Sales: $41.09...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: March 2017

    by  • April 21, 2017 • Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    Picture of Creepy Bunny People

    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 Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($75.00) Art: ($300.00) Advertising: ($30.00)...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: February 2017

    by  • March 24, 2017 • Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    Photo of Dawn with the Mystery Soda Machine

    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) Processing Fees: ($10.23) Printing: ($33.13) Donations: $34.71 Ad Revenue: $0.48 Online Book Sales: $8.88...

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