Backerkit Surveys Coming Soon
The money has cleared our account so we are ready to send out surveys. These will come through a service called Backerkit and will be sent to the email associated... Read more
Submission Period Extended!
We've made the decision to extend our submission period until the end of April, giving authors an additional month to send us our stories. Many authors write stories specifically for... Read more
Our Fifth Artist, Revealed!
We've just confirmed with our fifth and final interior artist that she has the availability to produce a piece for us! So everyone welcome Sara Alfageeh!
If you'd like to... Read more
Now that we've had a few days to recover(ish), we wanted to check in with you about the next steps.
- Submissions:We opened for submissions on March 1st and will... Read more
Stretch Goal 1 Achieved!
We've passed the $5,500 mark, which means that we're looking at a 100,000 word book!
And we've got just over 22 hours left! Can we hit stretch goal 2?
Less than 48 hours!
We've got less than 48 hours to go on this Kickstarter, so now is the time to make sure you've made your pledge! It's looking like we could reach our... Read more
Our Cover Artist, Errow Collins
As we mentioned earlier when talking about Amanda Jones, we met Errow Collins because of their awesome Welcome to Night Vale cosplay. Since then, they've done a number of fantastic... Read more
Featured Artist: Rhaega Ailani, and WE'RE FUNDED!
Rhaega Ailani is new to the Mad Scientist Journal family, but we're excited to have her on board for Battling in All Her Finery! As you can see from... Read more
The FINAL COUNTDOWN!
We're at 10 days out from the end of the Kickstarter, and thanks to an amazing day yesterday, we've reached 89% of our goal. We're not quite there yet, but... Read more
A Chance to Win!
Have you checked out the latest episode of The Once & Future Podcast? The Once & Future Podcast is a weekly book-centric podcast for readers and writers alike that focuses on... Read more
Artist Spotlight: Amanda Jones
Amanda Jones came to be a part of the Mad Scientist Journal family through a random cosplaying encounter. She and her fiancee, Errow Collins (who we'll talk about more next... Read more
Why We Really Love This Kickstarter
When we first started tossing around ideas for this year's anthology, the idea was for princess in frilly dresses, kicking butt. We refined the idea substantially to what you see... Read more
Artist Spotlight: Ariel Alian Wilson
While the first artist we featured has a long history with Mad Scientist Journal, Ariel Alian Wilson has a long history with MSJ's editors, particularly Jeremy. They've known... Read more
72 percent, plus a podcast you might like!
We're at 72 percent funding at the moment, well on track to reach our goal by the end of the month. But we'd still love it if you share this... Read more
61 percent and an awesome board game for mad scientists!
We had a great day yesterday, breaking the $3,000 mark, which puts us currently at 61 percent of our funding goal, in the first week of the Kickstarter! Things are... Read more
Artist Spotlight: Justine McGreevy
Justine McGreevy is a talented artist who has been with Mad Scientist Journal since almost the very beginning. Over the years, she's produced all sorts of wonderful art for our... Read more
We've got each other. And that's a lot for love.
Nothing says being halfway there like Bon Jovi. Day 4, and we're already more than half way to our goal. We're stunned and honored that there has been as much... Read more
We cleared $2,000 in pledges after I went to bed last night, and I woke up this morning to see us sitting pretty at 42 percent, which is, in our... Read more
An amazing start
Jeremy tells me that at this point, five hours in, we've officially surpassed our previous first day total for any of our Kickstarters! Thanks to all of our amazing early... Read more