What’s in Issue 292
Slawomir Rapala, The Three Kings|
Iskald discovers the Nekryans’ campsite. His thirst for vengeance leads him to make a very big mistake.
Bill Bowler, Upwyr|
Josey watches Nikko do daredevil stunts on a high wire. He meets Madame Sonya, and then he’s being shot at by Straker.
|Serial||Grayson Thorne thirsts so much for the immortality offered by the Assyrian water demon that he’ll promise anything to get it: Tim Simmons, A Body of Water, part 3; part 4.|
Neetham Banderdrake, messenger from the king, delivers a sealed scroll. It’s supposed to be about architecture, but it has his name in it: Joseph Howse, A Liar’s Grace, part 1; part 2; conclusion.|
New contributor Frank Minogue depicts the highly ironic fate of interstellar colonists: Sonny Boy.
What happens when a black fog settles over people’s memory? Hope for rescue: Marjorie Salzwedel, City of Strangers, part 1; conclusion.
New contributor Stephanie Scarborough portrays murder most tasty: Visions of Hummus-cide.|
The discovery of a rhododendron blossom can lead to dire consequences: Jennifer Walmsley, The Tequila Worm.
Anna Ruiz, For the Love of a Berry|
John Stocks, The Letter
|New contributor Katherine L. Michaels, Humpback Dreams|
|Memoir||Mel Waldman, The Invisible Jew|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Katherine L. Michaels, Frank Minogue, and Stephanie Scarborough.|
|Challenge||Challenge 292 sings A Round in a Round.|
|Contest 4||C. Meton, Quoth the Raven|
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art|
NASA: Picture of the Day
|Kyle White interviews A. Lee Martinez.|
|News||Doug Pugh announces The Whittaker Contest.|
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 © January, 2008 by Bewildering Stories