For those of you who backed at the Limited Edition level, you'll be delighted to know we have received them! We'll be at GeekGirlCon this weekend, but will start shipping... Read more
We just got the proof copy of our limited edition hardcover, and it looks great! You can see a picture above with our demonstration cat. (If she looks unimpressed, that's... Read more
The ebook for Utter Fabrication has been uploaded to Backerkit and distributed. You should receive an email letting you know it's available.
With a handful of notable exceptions, all... Read more
The Final Countdown!
We have the physical proof copy in our hands (and paws) and it looks amazing! We're hoping to begin sending books out to backers in about a week, with an... Read more
Timeline and Bookplates
We have been getting our ducks in a row for getting this book printed. We're almost done with our pass through the manuscript. We have final dimensions for... Read more
Time flies when you're hip deep in evil. Here's a monthly check in so that you know we haven't fled to Argentina to live among the Magellanic penguins of Tierra... Read more
Coming Soon: Summer 2017 - Update your address?
We've been plugging away on edits for the anthology, but no other news to report.
We also have our new quarterly, Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2017, releasing at... Read more
Submissions Have Closed
As of midnight last night, we have closed to submissions for the anthology. We received a staggering 242 submissions. This is more than twice our previous record of 117 for ... Read more
Surveys are Out, Add-Ons are Shipping
Hello, fair backers,
Last week Backerkit sent out surveys to everyone, and most of you have responded already. You will have a chance to update your address closer to the... Read more
Just a quick note: Funds have cleared and we have our Backerkit survey set up. It may be a couple days before that actually goes out. For those... Read more
I forgot one thing in my "next steps" post last night: backer surveys.
Some of the add-ons ship earlier than the main book, so we need an address sooner... Read more
We made it!
Holy macaroni. It's been a stressful month, but we've staggered across the finishing line. Thank you to everyone who helped make this happen. Some of you went above and beyond... Read more
Just a quick reminder that we will be counting down the final minutes of the Kickstarter on Facebook from 6 PM to 7 PM PST. If you'd liked to join... Read more
Are you getting what you want?
With one day left of funding, we have hit our first stretch goal! As we draw near the finish line, here's a chance to make sure your pledge is squared... Read more
Architect Ray McCaughey
Holy macaroni we passed our funding goal! Yesterday saw a huge surge in pledges, making it the third-highest day of backers that we've had. And today has been amazing as... Read more
A New Reward Tier
There we were, 6 days out from the end of our Kickstarter, when we had a terrible realization.
One of the reward tiers that we had meant to add got... Read more
Looking at Luke
About a week left and, as I write this, about a thousand dollars left to go. It's going to be a hard fight, but we're still hopeful.
Today we'd like... Read more
We're two-thirds of the way to our funding goal, we have an event to tell you about, and a story about a strange place.
First, thank you for all of... Read more
Architect Kristen Nyht
We're half way there, and half way there! Not gonna lie, it's been pretty nerve wracking. The next couple weeks will be tense, so please help get the word out. ... Read more
Our Kickstarter is featured on Girl Cooties today, a website dedicated to science fiction by women for women. Dawn shares a haunted house story of her own, which you can... Read more
We've had a lot of inspirations for wanting to do this book. The obvious are the weird places in media: House of Leaves, Welcome to Night Vale, Doctor... Read more
About Cover Artist Scarlett O'Hairdye
Scarlett O'Hairdye is many things. Fans of Mad Scientist Journalwill readily recognize her art that has appeared so many times over the years. She provided the cover art... Read more
What We Value
Though we don't always wear it on our sleeves, one of our central values is to promote diversity in both fiction and other places. It informs the stories we write... Read more
New Rewards, Plus a Shout Out!
We're still plugging along, now at 36% as I write this. Thank you, as always, to the people who have taken the time to support us in this madcap... Read more
Hello! We're on day two and almost a third of the way to our goal. Any help you can offer to boost the signal would be greatly appreciated.
We will... Read more
Good morning! Thank you to everyone who has jumped in early and helped get this funding campaign off to a hot start. 24 hours in and we're already over 20%... Read more