• That Man Behind the Curtain: August 2014

    by  • September 16, 2014 • 0 Comments

    With the fulfillment of our Kickstarter coming to a head in August, things got a little spendy last month. Let’s look at some numbers. The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($60.00) Art: ($678.46) Advertising: ($60.00) Payment Processing Fees: ($15.68) Printing: ($767.74) Donations: $51.00 Ad Revenue: $0.80 Book Sales: $22.42 Total: ($1,524.72) QTD: ($1,877.21)...

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    Diaries of the Margliss Expedition

    by  • September 8, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Diaries by Heloise Ezra, as found by Marcelina Vizcarra Art by Luke Spooner Friday We have nearly cleared Room 24, noting nothing of significance thus far on our study of the hollows, though Dr. Margliss’s enthusiasm remains intact. One would never know we were nearly half a mile below the arctic permafrost. Another surface...

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    Summer 2014 Available!

    by  • September 4, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Our latest quarterly is now available! In addition to some great new stories and fictional classifieds, this issue features our first horoscopes piece! What do the stars hold for your mad unconventional scientist? It’s available on Amazon, Smashwords, and iBookstore, and will be available in other ebook retailers soon.

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    A Call for Classified Ads

    by  • September 2, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Hello mad scientists! We are once again looking for fictional classified ads from the world of mad scientists to run in an upcoming quarterly. Submissions should be 100-500 words in length, and may have multiple classifieds totaling up to that word count. See our Submissions page for details!

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    Hard to Swallow

    by  • September 1, 2014 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Arthur L. Berkowitz, as provided by Nick Nafpliotis Art by Luke Spooner When most people hold a pill in their hand, it represents some manner of impending relief. Whether it’s prescription strength meds or a good old fashion over-the-counter pain reliever, swallowing that little pellet is supposed to do something that will make...

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    Ask a Mad Scientist

    by  • August 27, 2014 • 0 Comments

    We are once again looking for people to provide questions for our “Ask a Mad Scientist” column that appears in our quarterly. If your question is used in a column, you receive a free copy of that quarterly, and will be credited as the author of your question. If you have questions you’d like to...

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    Mad Scientists in the Wild

    by  • August 26, 2014 • 0 Comments

    We have a couple alumni with work out in the world for you to check out! First, Sean Patrick Hazlett has a story in Fictionvale‘s Episode Three: A Different Outcome! Second, Erik Scott de Bie has just four days left in his Kickstarter for Justice/Vengeance! We encourage you to help these awesome authors out!

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    When I Grow Up

    by  • August 25, 2014 • 2 Comments

    An essay by an anonymous entity, as provided K. Kitts Art by Shannon Legler When I ask my friends what they want to be when they grow up, they say a hotshot fireman, a policeman, the head of an assassin’s guild. Tyra’s always pushing the envelope. But when I grow up, all I want to...

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