Friday, June 11, 2010

Probable change to print edition impending


In addition to some planned changes with the electronic editions of M-Brane SF and the upcoming online edition, I am considering a major change in the print edition. While the electronic forms will remain monthly, I may move to a quarterly schedule for the print version. The new quarterly version, as I envision it, would be an omnibus of three months of the electronic fiction content and possible some "premium" content not available elsewhere. It's possible that a less-frequent print version might draw more attention than the current monthly facsimile of the PDF version, and it would be possible for me to get it into more distribution channels that what I can with the ways it's been done so far. Also, a quarterly schedule for the print version might be more compatible with other M-Brane Press operations such as the  forthcoming stand-alone books still on the docket for this year and our new fantasy zine, Brandon Bell's Fantastique Unfettered, which we plan to launch in high style later this year.

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2 comments:

Cliff Winnig said...

I like the idea of the 3-month compilation w/full text of the PDFs + extra material. It seems like a very collector-friendly sort of plan.

What would you do with the cover art for such an omnibus print edition?

Neil Colquhoun said...

Like the comment above, I like this idea. The quarterly edition would become highly collectible!

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