The secret history of the universe, virtual civilizations, murderous plants, and tailored diseases. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book.

Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2014 collects three months worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science. Included are three new pieces of fiction written for the discerning mad scientist readers by Charity Tahmaseb, Gary Cuba, and Sean Patrick Hazlett. Readers will also find other resources for the budding mad scientist, including an advice column and other brief messages from mad scientists.

Authors featured in this volume also include Mathew Allan Garcia, Regina Clarke, S. R. Algernon, Jason Bougger, K. C. Shaw, T. J. Tranchell, E. B. Fischadler, Steve Toase, James M. Hines, Kelda Crich, Damien Krsteski, David Neilsen, K. A. Blaha, Sean Frost, Lorraine Schein, Andy Brown, and Parker McKenzie. Illustrations are provided by Amanda Jones, Dawn Vogel, Scarlett O'Hairdye, Katie Nyborg, Luke Spooner, Shannon Legler, and Justine McGreevy.