Category Archives: Mad Scientist News

That Man Behind the Curtain – Farewell

On April 2, 2012, we published our first story. It seemed fitting, then, to have our final content for the site also be on April 2. Normally when we do a look behind the scenes, we look at our financial … Continue reading

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Our Final Alumni Post Here!

With the closure of Mad Scientist Journal, this will be our final post sharing what our alumni have been up to on this site. Going forward, check out our Facebook and Twitter for occasional alumni news! Recently, Atthis Arts announced … Continue reading

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Thank You to Amanda Cherry!

Our final thank you for Mad Scientist Journal goes out to the inestimable Amanda Cherry! Amanda’s official title is “Editorial Assistant,” but she’s helped us out in many ways. She’s written letters from the editor for a couple of the … Continue reading

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A Thank You to Our Artists, Part 2

Last week, we thanked several of our artists who have helped make MSJ so awesome! This week, we are thanking several more! We met Errow and America at the same time, when they were cosplaying Cecil and Carlos from Welcome to … Continue reading

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A Thank You to Our Artists, Part 1

Since the very beginning, Mad Scientist Journal has been dependent on the work of our very talented artists. Neither of the co-editors have much talent for visual art, though Dawn tries from time to time. If we hadn’t found and … Continue reading

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Loads of Short Fiction from MSJ Alums!

It’s only the beginning of 2020, but MSJ alums have already had a number of short fiction out this year! Jennifer R. Povey’s “The Men Who Go Under the Ground” is available at Curious Fictions. The new anthology Witches, Warriors, and … Continue reading

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MSJ Editors at Foolscap

Mad Scientist Journal‘s editors will be attending Foolscap in Seattle this weekend, February 7-9. Co-editor Dawn Vogel will be on a panel about Publishing in the Digital Age on Friday evening. On Saturday, she’ll be interviewing Foolscap Guest of Honor Cherie … Continue reading

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Alumni on Preliminary Stoker Ballot!

Three MSJ alumni have netted a total of four slots on the preliminary ballot for the Stoker Award! For short fiction, two of our alumni made the list: Kiste, Gwendolyn – “The Eight People Who Murdered Me (Excerpt from Lucy … Continue reading

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Alumni Short Stories and An Interview!

Our alumni have been quite busy, so here’s a few more things they’ve been up to! Patrick Hurley’s story, “A Tricky Leak,” was published at The Arcanist. Deborah L. Davitt’s story, “Carols on Callisto,” was podcast at Escape Pod. J. C. … Continue reading

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Even More Alumni Short Stories, Games, and More!

Our MSJ alumni have been busy, with even more new publications! Cliff Winnig has a story in the recently published Straight Outta Deadwood from Baen Books. Author Matt Moran has published a game called A Bitter Gambit, a rules-light game of sword … Continue reading

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