• That Man Behind the Curtain: February 2014

    by  • March 18, 2014 • 0 Comments

    The last month has been crazy. Running a Kickstarter is far more exhausting than anticipated. But let’s look at last month’s numbers! The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($40.00) Art: ($200.00) Advertising: ($104.97) Paypal Fees: ($2.36) Donations: $20.00 Ad Revenue: $1.14 Book Sales: $$3.26 Total: ($359.99) QTD: ($840.49) YTD: ($840.49)...

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    Automagical

    by  • March 17, 2014 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Raymond C. Stewart, as provided by Damien Krsteski Art by Dawn Vogel Let me tell you a story about language. In 2021, with the conclusion of the Human Brain Project, several months before fully publicizing the research finds, chunks of data were allocated randomly to four different institutions. Colleagues from Germany received slices...

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    Now Accepting Submissions for That Ain’t Right: Historical Accounts of the Miskatonic Valley

    by  • March 16, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Our Kickstarter has finished it’s funding period, and this means we have raised enough money to pay 1-cent per word for stories submitted to us. Submission guidelines can be found on our Submissions page: http://madscientistjournal.org/submissions/ We will be accepting submissions until April 30, 2014. Thank you again for everyone who has joined us on...

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    Mad Scientist News

    by  • March 12, 2014 • 0 Comments

    We have a some announcements regarding some of our alumni! This was meant to be posted a few weeks ago, but with the buildup to the Kickstarter (Have I mentioned we have a Kickstarter?), it slipped through the cracks. Antoinette McCormick has had her first piece of non-fiction, “Postmark,” published at Halfway Down the Stairs....

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    Our Final Featured Author!

    by  • March 11, 2014 • 0 Comments

    We’ve only got four days left of the Kickstarter. It would be nice to cross the $5,000 mark, but that would require us to pull in over $300 a day in this last hoorah. Kicktraq doesn’t think it’s possible, estimating our best possible would just be $4,500. Perhaps we can prove it wrong? Either...

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    Sims

    by  • March 10, 2014 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Abigail Perkins PhD, as provided by Kelda Crich Art by Shannon Legler In the light of the twinkling, tawdry Christmas lights, I’m typing just as fast as I can. Deleting as much as I’m able, but they’ve created walls around my commands, convoluted labyrinths of protection. They’re smart. Smarter than me. How is...

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    Our Penultimate Featured Writer!

    by  • March 7, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Just about a week left. We’ve crossed two of our stretch goals! We’ve added reward tiers featuring author Sanford Allen, and I’ve got descriptions of those rewards in the main Kickstarter area if you want more details. But for now, let’s check out our next author in our series. “The landscape, while alien, reminded...

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    Let Me Tell You About Folly Blaine

    by  • March 4, 2014 • 0 Comments

    We’re continuing to creep towards our next stretch goal. Thank you to everyone who has pledged so far or taken time to help spread the word. It is sometimes a little overwhelming to see that much support for a project like this. Before I start getting maudlin on you guys, let’s talk about another...

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