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Author Archives: Mad Scientist Journal
We have one week (okay, eight days technically), left on our special call for submissions. Again we are looking for: Short and Flash Fiction of any genre, with a bias towards SF/F/H. Fictional Classified Ads from the World of Mad … Continue reading
An essay by Lady Dr. Morag MacChruim, as provided by Zoe McAuley Photo by Dawn Vogel This treatise is intended to define a field of study which has long been the focus of my life: Experimental Eschatology. The term is … Continue reading
An essay by Frankenstein, as provided by Richard Zwicker Art by Katie Nyborg “Are you Frankenstein?” The question was laughable. I was seven feet tall, with a head flatter than the Netherlands, and twin electrodes sticking out the sides of … Continue reading
A couple of our alumni have had some publishing successes I thought I’d share with you. Eryk Pruitt originally appeared here with his tale of time travel gone wrong called “Coda.” He now has a story up at One Million … Continue reading
An essay by Dr. W, as provided by Megan Vogel. Photograph by Megan Vogel. I gazed thoughtfully at the dark emerald beaker, turning its smooth surface in my gloved hands. The dim light in my laboratory gave it an eerie, … Continue reading
This last month saw a victory of sorts: I finally got Mad Scientist Journal up on Amazon. It’s a mixed blessing, as I’ll explain below. Otherwise it’s just another month in the word mines.
Once again, we are doing our special call for submissions. We are looking for: Flash and Short Fiction: This will be for the “fiction” section of our quarterly magazine. We have a bias towards speculative fiction, but will consider non-speculative … Continue reading
Earlier this week, I received a link to an article on Slate entitled “Why Aren’t There More Woman Sci-Fi Writers?” Here at Mad Scientist Journal we are certainly well-intentioned and try to evaluate each story on its own merits. We … Continue reading
From the unpublished field journal of James L. Goldstein, PhD, edited and with an afterword by J. J. Roth Art by Justine McGreevy In the three years since I left New Earth to take my current post studying native avifauna on the … Continue reading