Mad Scientist Journal has reopened for new submissions from writers. The quarterly ezine and online website feature “mad scientist” stories written in first-person with elements of speculative fiction. Genres include fantasy, sci-fi, horror, adventure, and paranormal romance, supernatural, and pulp fiction.
The editors are currently publishing a new weekly short story for the website. Every quarter they combine the stories into a print/digital book with additional original content.
Mad Scientist notes: “Most publications will not reprint fiction that has appeared in online or print format elsewhere. By selling to a token paying market, you are limiting your ability to make more money off of your fiction. It is up to you, the author, to decide whether you want to give up First Publishing Right for token payment.”
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