• Man Behind the Curtain

    Help Support Mad Scientists in an Anthology!

    by  • April 6, 2016 • Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    Untethered

    MSJ editor Dawn Vogel and alum Kyle Yadlosky are both authors in an anthology funding this month on Kickstarter. Untethered: A Magic iPhone Anthology features a total of twenty authors and is billed as “a collection of short fiction exploring the intersection of magic and technology in our smartphones.” It’s also inspired by the award-winning...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: December 2015

    by  • January 26, 2016 • Administrative, Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    Cover for "Fitting In"

    This is a little late because we’ve been super busy with our Kickstarter. Here’s a look at last month’s numbers! The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($90.00) Art: ($258.55) Advertising: ($50.00) Processing Fees: ($15.09) Printing: ($353.14) Donations: $79.00 Ad Revenue: $0.73 Book Sales: $64.55 Total: ($639.57) QTD: ($1,182.26) YTD:...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: November 2015

    by  • December 23, 2015 • Administrative, Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    Welcome to our latest installment of behind the scenes! The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($135.00) Art: ($245.51) Advertising: ($20.00) Processing Fees: ($16.61) Printing: ($1o.99) Donations: $49.00 Ad Revenue: $1.01 Book Sales: $24.82 Total: ($813.54) QTD: ($1,360.68) YTD: ($11,503.31) All Time: ($38,372.45) As per usual, I try to list...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: October 2015

    by  • November 25, 2015 • Administrative, Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    Welcome to our latest installment of behind the scenes! The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($70.00) Art: ($196.16) Advertising: ($30.00) Processing Fees: ($16.45) Printing: ($44.13) Donations: $114.00 Ad Revenue: $0.84 Book Sales: $85.62 Total: ($547.14) QTD: ($547.14) YTD: ($10,689.77) All Time: ($37,558.92) As per usual, I try to list...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: September 2015

    by  • October 29, 2015 • Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    This is what we live with at our apartment.

    Sorry for the delay in posting this. We wanted to finish the slush for classifieds before posting this, since some of the submission period was in September. Here are some numbers. The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($105.00) Art: ($395.98) Advertising: ($20.00) Processing Fees: ($28.88) Printing: ($1,236.43) Shipping: ($358.54)...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: August 2015

    by  • September 16, 2015 • Administrative, Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    Please do not touch the porcupine.

    I’ve been a bit busy with my new Kickstarter, but here are the numbers for the month! The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($167.09) Art: ($150.00) Advertising: ($20.00) Processing Fees: ($22.28) Donations: $169.40 Ad Revenue: $0.51 Book Sales: $96.32 Total: ($386.63) QTD: ($836.57) YTD: ($6028.31) All Time: ($32,898.46) As per...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: July 2015

    by  • August 21, 2015 • Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    Serious Business

    I’ve been a bit busy with my new Kickstarter, but here are the numbers for the month! The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($70.00) Art: ($150.00) Advertising: ($45.00) Processing Fees: ($12.08) Donations: $69.00 Ad Revenue: $0.70 Kickstarter: $5.00 Book Sales: $68.80 Total: ($155.80) QTD: ($155.80) YTD: ($385.41) All Time: ($10,846.74)...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: June 2015

    by  • July 24, 2015 • Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    Drink Nesbitt's

    Another month means another report on how things are going! The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($70.00) Art: ($293.57) Advertising: ($30.00) Processing Fees: ($8.60) Printing: ($149.65) Donations: $40.00 Ad Revenue: $0.70 Kickstarter: $5.00 Book Sales: $74.28 Total: ($448.90) QTD: ($1716.91) YTD: ($252.18) All Time: ($10,713.51) As per usual, I try...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: May 2015

    by  • June 23, 2015 • Administrative, Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    Another month means another report on how things are going! The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($55.00) Art: ($557.27) Advertising: ($20.00) Processing Fees: ($23.93) Printing: ($6.25) Donations: $77.00 Ad Revenue: $0.56 Book Sales: $153.57 Total: ($1267.41) QTD: ($819.03) YTD: $196.72 All Time: ($10,264.61) As per usual, I try to list costs...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: April 2015

    by  • May 26, 2015 • Administrative, Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    Spike in numbers from paying authors for Selfies, plus an unexpected benefit from using BackerKit. Let’s look at some numbers! The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($879.00) Art: ($148.45) Advertising: ($20.00) Processing Fees: ($17.58) Printing: ($90.91) Donations: $77.00 Ad Revenue: $0.77 Kickstarter: $75.00 Book Sales: $201.20 Total: ($819.03) QTD: ($819.03)...

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