Author Archives: Mad Scientist Journal
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From the unpublished field journal of James L. Goldstein, PhD, edited and with an afterword by J. J. Roth Art by Justine McGreevy In the three years since I left New Earth to take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
After some technical delay, we finally have all four collections of Mad Scientist Journal available on Amazon! I’m hoping that breaking into the Amazon market will help offset the costs of operation. Even if you have no interest in buying … Continue reading
From the Journal of Miss Allegra Bushwallow, as provided by Janka Hobbs Art by Katie Nyborg The night was dark, lit only by the phosphorescent trails of giant slugs sliding like zeppelins through the jungle trees. The incessant drone of … Continue reading
An essay by Michael R. Burnes and Martin Hobbs, as provided by Mathew Allan Garcia Illustration by Luke Spooner/Carrion House They calmed the blaze that had consumed four lives at 4:03 a.m. on December 22nd, 2005. When they found him, he … Continue reading
Time flies when you’re stupid busy. March has been the Bataan death march of deadlines. But the Winter 2013 collection is out with (almost) no hitches. Lets look at some numbers.