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    Mad Scientists at Emerald City Comic Con

    by  • March 12, 2019 • Mad Scientist News • 0 Comments

    Emerald City Comic Con logo

    Emerald City Comic Con, also known as ECCC, is an enormous convention in Seattle, and although Mad Scientist Journal will not have an official presence there, MSJ Editorial Assistant and alumni Amanda Cherry will be a panelist at this convention. You can find her full schedule on the convention website. Assistant Editor Dawn Vogel will also be attending...

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    Horror Tales from Our Alumni

    by  • March 6, 2019 • Mad Scientist News • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Maledictions

    We’ve got a couple of Mad Scientist Journal alumni with horror short stories of note. Author J. C. Stearns is among the authors with a story from the dark side of the Warhammer universe in a forthcoming anthology, Maledictions, which is due out in early April. Author Steve Toase has two stories that made the final...

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    Alum On Kickstarter: Gunsmoke & Dragonfire

    by  • February 13, 2019 • Mad Scientist News, On Kickstarter • 1 Comment

    Cover art for Gunsmoke and Dragonfire

    Several of our MSJ alumni have stories in an upcoming anthology, currently funding on Kickstarter. It’s called Gunsmoke & Dragonfire: A Fantasy Western Anthology, and it features Eric S. Fomley, Paul Alex Gray, Joachim Heijndermans, Liam Hogan, and G. Scott Huggins, all of whom have been published in MSJ or our anthologies! They’re joined by 20...

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    New Books and Award Nominations from MSJ Alumni

    by  • January 9, 2019 • Mad Scientist News • 0 Comments

    MSJ alum Fiona Moore has published her novel, Driving Ambition, and is currently participating in events in Canada and the U.K. to promote her book. Two MSJ alumni had stories nominated for the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award. Both stories were published in Abyss & Apex, and include “Skullboogie” by Ville Meriläinen and “Mustering Out” by future...

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    A Book with “A Disturbing Twist” and Flash Fiction from MSJ Alumni!

    by  • December 19, 2018 • Mad Scientist News • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Palindrome Dome

    MSJ alum Joachim Heijndermans has a new book out from Alban Lake Publishing called Palindrome Dome. It’s touted as a book with “a disturbing twist on sanctioned punishment. This story will suck you in and leave you gasping.” If you’re more interested in reading shorter pieces, MSJ alum Rick Tobin has had more than 40...

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    A New Novel from an MSJ Alum

    by  • November 14, 2018 • Mad Scientist News • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Snipe Hunt

    Nick Nafpliotis, one of our Mad Scientist Journal alumni, is currently taking pre-orders via Inkshares for his novel, Snipe Hunt. (Inkshares is a publishing company that allows authors to crowdfund their books, with both similarities and differences to sites like Kickstarter.) The blurb for Snipe Hunt sounds like an interesting premise: The plan? Convince some gullible...

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    On Kickstarter with MSJ Alumni: Young Explorer’s Adventure Guide Volume 5

    by  • September 26, 2018 • Mad Scientist News, On Kickstarter • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Young Explorer's Adventure Guide Vol. 5

    The Young Explorer’s Adventure Guide is a series of anthologies that publish sci-fi and related stories for middle grade readers. They’re currently Kickstarting the fifth volume in the series, which includes a handful of MSJ alumni or future alumni: Wendy Nikel, Holly Schofield, Deborah Walker, Jeannie Warner, and MSJ co-editor Dawn Vogel. If you’ve...

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    Mad Scientist Alum in Many Media!

    by  • September 5, 2018 • Mad Scientist News • 0 Comments

    Cover art for two collections by Jamie Lackey

    We’ve been busy here at Mad Scientist Journal, and so have some of our alumni! From short stories to YouTube to awards, check out what folks have been up to! Jamie Lackey has recently published two short story collections with Air and Nothingness Press. Both A Metal Box Floating Between Stars and Other Stories and The Blood...

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