Notes from the Manager
So I just found out where I'm gonna be at C2E2 in a couple of weeks! If you plan on going, click here to see a fancy-ass map of the convention and a fancy-ass pointer of where I'm gonna be (at booth WC B in the Webcomics Pavilion), sharing a booth with Joel Watson of Hjinks Ensue.
By the way, if you DO plan on going to C2E2 and are interested in a Multiplex print, shoot me an e-mail, and I'll save you shipping by bringing it to the show for you. I'll have a few different prints with me, as well as T-shirts and mini-posters and such.
Speaking of prints! You know that I have the super-ginormous 13"x19" prints available for $15 at the Multiplex Store, right? Well! I've added smaller (8.5"x11") and cheaper ($10) prints, as well, currently with the same selection as the larger prints.
Again, if you'd like a print of another strip, just shoot me an e-mail. Some of them simply aren't practical at one size or another; some of the super-long strips, for instance, would end up printing smaller than they are on the web, and that just won't do.
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Sunday, March 29, 2015
I want to take a foray into electronic publishing.
I am looking for a (prose) writer to provide a short story, novella or non-fiction story that I will turn into an iBooks-formatted eBook for sale (in the iBookstore), released under my Chase Sequence publishing imprint. Chase Sequence published Multiplex: There and Back Again, which won the 2014 IPBA Gold Medal for Best Graphic Novel/Drawn Book–Humor/Cartoon, so technically it is an award-winning publisher.
There is no limitation with regard to genre, but I will say that my taste in prose leans strongly toward literary fiction and non-fiction, and toward characters, psychology, and well-written prose over plot. (Margaret Atwood is my favorite writer.)
What to Submit: A pitch for a 30+ page, prose short story/novella/non-fiction piece. No comics — no picture books. If you have already written the short story, great, but it must be previously unpublished. Please include links or URLs to a resumé and examples of previous published work would be helpful, to give me a feel for your voice.
Send questions (or submissions) to gordon at multiplexcomic.com.
The Terms: No money up front, but 50% of the cover price in exchange for one year of exclusivity (from the date of publication). The writer retains all other rights to their story. These will be sold via iBooks only (at least at first), which means that Apple will get 30% and I will get 20% for my contributions: I will edit the story; I will design and produce the eBook; I will illustrate a cover for it (or hire someone else to, if I’m not the best fit for the story); I will help promote it.
Please submit your pitch before April 30, 2015. I will notify the selected writer(s) I am interested in working with as soon as possible after that.
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