What’s in Issue 244
|Novel||Gary Inbinder, Noble Lies|
|Novella||The boy with orange hair and his friends have enough to do pursuing rascals who manipulate dimensions, but it’s a bit much when a parallel universe shows up right where they don’t expect one: Bill Bowler, The Boy With Orange Hair, Chapter 10; Chapter 11.|
|Serial||If you shoot first without asking questions, be sure not to miss: Karlos Allen, Trouble with the Natives, Chapter 1, part 1; part 2.|
The moral seems to be: Never go to a hamburger joint that is not located at street level: Crystalwizard, Final Exam.|
New contributor Tom Hamilton shows a man confronting the loss of a lover and his own confused memories and emotions: The Pit Bull, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
Jade helps Mr. Blake look for Deke, who’ll return when the poppies burn: Danielle L. Parker, Beautiful Poppies, part 1; conclusion.
Is it easier for a backwoods faith healer to heal a TV faith healer or to cure a hamster of emotional problems? Mark Spencer, Healer.
New contributor Janie Hofmann introduces a couple who share the same dream — up to a point: The Midnight Trip.|
New contributor Arthur Vibert takes commercial endorsements to a new level. Exceptional babies earn exceptional money — at a price: Naming Her.
New contributor Carol Edwards, Leaves After Autumn|
Bertil Falk, Space-Time Sonnet
|João Ventura, Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of|
|Essay||Bill Bowler discusses story plotting as a function of Narrative Time.|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Tom Hamilton, Janie Hofmann, and Arthur Vibert.|
|Challenge||Challenge 244 is your waiter this evening: A Burger for the Patricians?.|
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art|
NASA: Picture of the Day
|Editorial||Jerry Wright, Take It To The Limit|
Randomly selected Bewildering motto:
Randomly selected classic rejection notice:
Bewildering Stories’ official mottoes:
“Poems are not made with ideas; they are made with words.” — Stéphane Mallarmé
Ars longa, vita brevis. Rough translation: “Proofreading never ends.”
Readers’ reactions are always welcome.
Copyright © May 14, 2007 by Bewildering Stories