Tag Archives: Behind the Scenes

That Man Behind the Curtain: June 2019

A relatively quiet month. We were open for our final ever call for submissions, which resulted in a record volume of submissions. We also rolled the Summer 2019 quarterly out the door.

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That Man Behind the Curtain: May 2019

We’ve been plugging away at laying out the next big anthology, paid all the authors, and are getting ready to release the new quarterly. Here are some numbers.

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That Man Behind the Curtain: April 2019

April was continued aftermath from the Kickstarter. We finally finished reading slush from the submissions and shipped out add-on rewards for backers. We also shipped out contributor copies for Spring 2019.

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The Future of Mad Scientist Journal

Mad Scientist Journal will be discontinuing our journal in early 2020. The existing books won’t be going anywhere. Just the regular weekly features you’ve come to know and love will end as of April 2, 2020 and no new books … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: March 2019

March has been the aftermath of our February Kickstarter. Funds have come in from the Kickstarter and we were open for submissions for the anthology. We also put out the newest quarterly, Winter 2019, so there was time and money … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: February 2019

February we Kickstarted our new anthology. It was the most tense campaign we’ve ever had, where we weren’t sure we’d fund even on the last day. But we did it, and met a stretch goal, and it was a relief. … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: January 2019

January was focused getting ready for our Kickstarter. Which ends the day this post goes live, February 28th. If you happen to catch this post before then, we’d love your support. Maybe we have funded by the time you read … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: December 2018

December was focused mostly on getting Winter 2019’s quarterly out the door. Amazon’s Createspace is being absorbed by Amazon’s KDP Print, and this was our first stab at publishing a book through them. There was a sharp learning curve, as … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: November 2018

November was a relatively quiet month as we shipped out the last of the backer rewards from our Kickstarter and working to get our Winter 2019 quarterly together.  Continue reading for a look at how this all shook out. The … Continue reading

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That Man Behind the Curtain: October 2018

October was a busy month full of accomplishments. We had GeekGirl Con and fulfilled most of our Kickstarter rewards. Great rewards, but also some big costs. How many, you might ask? Read on, dear reader person. The Money Aspect Amounts … Continue reading

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