• The Snakes or the Humans?

    by  • March 6, 2017 • 1 Comment

    The Snakes or the Humans?

    An essay by Professor Chester Willis, as provided by Calvin Demmer Art by Shannon Legler How does one ask forgiveness for potentially killing the entire human race? That is a question I have pondered all morning. Would you believe me if I said it all started because of a simple request from Clara, my...

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    Norwescon 2017

    by  • March 2, 2017 • 0 Comments

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    We’ll be at Norwescon, April 13-17. We’ll be selling books in the dealer room, and sitting on panels. Schedule is below. Friday, April 14 Choosing the Right Game for My Group 11:00am – 12:00pm @ Cascade 7&8 Ogre Whiteside (M), Donna Prior, Jeremy Zimmerman, Sar Surmick Saturday, April 15 Autograph Session 2 3:00pm –...

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    Call for Submissions: Utter Fabrication

    by  • March 1, 2017 • 28 Comments

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    We will be creating an anthology titled Utter Fabrication: Historical Accounts of Unusual Buildings and Structures. It will be a collection of fictional stories about haunted houses and other weird places. For this anthology, our pay will be 2¢/word. We are particularly looking for stories from authors who are underrepresented in fiction: people of...

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    The Hazards of Owning a Unicorn

    by  • February 27, 2017 • 0 Comments

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    A press release from Genetisus, as provided by Lyn Godfrey Art by Ariel Alian Wilson Tired of age-old boring normal pets? Are you frustrated with all the “fake” cyborg animals on the market these days? Have you been burned by crossed wires and so-called “intelligent” AI? Well, we at the NoRobo Pets division of...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: January 2017

    by  • February 23, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Selling books and things at Foolscape.

    We are in the midst of running our latest Kickstarter. (Have I mentioned we have a Kickstarter? Because we have a Kickstarter. You can click this link to see the Kickstarter.) Most of January was spent getting ready for the Kickstarter, but also reading through slush from December and paying for stories. The Money...

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    The Case Of Henrietta Beauchanson

    by  • February 20, 2017 • 0 Comments

    The Case of Henrietta Beauchanson

    An essay by Professor Philip Fowler, as provided by Jimmy Bernard Art by Errow Collins The tale that will be described here is one of tragedy and mystery intertwined. For many years, people have wondered about the fate of Henrietta Beauchanson, widow of the late oil magnate, Philip Beauchanson. The facts concerning her demise...

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    The Frozen Hive of Her Mind

    by  • February 13, 2017 • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Elise Tanner, as provided by Deborah Walker Art by Luke Spooner My sister came to my mother’s funeral. She stood at the gates, watching my uncles carrying the coffin from the flower-lined hearse. She was a pale ghost, standing apart from the rest of the mourners. Rose looked exactly as I remembered her....

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    X X

    by  • February 6, 2017 • 0 Comments

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    An essay by an anonymous witness, as provided by Liam Hogan Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye I lost the man I loved. I threw myself into my work, knowing I would get over him. I was wrong. ~ My life was a pale shadow, the only hints of brightness my memories of him, of us....

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    Utter Fabrication is now on Kickstarter!

    by  • February 1, 2017 • 0 Comments

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    Mad Scientist Journal is running a Kickstarter for our fourth anthology! This year, it’s Utter Fabrication: Historical Accounts of Unusual Buildings and Structures. We want to create a collection of stories about haunted houses and other weird places, told from the perspective of people who have encountered these locations. We will be opening to submissions after...

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    Wood Man

    by  • January 30, 2017 • 0 Comments

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    An account by the Woodman, as provided by Richard Zwicker Art by Shannon Legler I am a woodman, by profession and constitution. I go into the darkness of the woods, choose large trees, and through the sweat of my arms and the sharpness of my axe, chop them into lengths that provide heat against...

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