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Novel Richard K. Lyon, The Long Dark Road to Wizardry
Book IV: The Whispering Mirror
Episode 5: The Wrong Cat
Episode 6: Human Again!
Novella Karl, Stew, and Sheriff Maynard continue their adventure with the mysterious things from the cornfield. The things are beginning to take on epic proportions: Glenn Gray, A Day in the Cornfield, part 4; part 5; part 6.
New contributor Randy D. Ellefson describes a kind of verbal Olympics event, a declamation decathlon: The Insultalon, part 1; conclusion.

What might ensue if, by some miracle of technology, lovers could actually see each other? Bertil Falk, Our Love Will Never Die.

New contributor Mark J. Kiewlak tells what it takes to create something apparently out of thin air: Open to the Sky.

New contributor Kevin McFarlane introduces simple, innocent Russel, who discovers what his nature really is and all the consequences it entails: Hounded by Heritage, part 1; part 2; conclusion.

Tax time is upon us; get ready to have everything audited: Gay M. Walker, Bernice’s New Muse.
Now what on earth might drive good old Frank to drink — and sober him up? Pamela Tyree Griffin, Friend of Bill W.

New contributor Jan Hamlett shows how even accomplished artists can set themselves up for failure: Through the Looking Glasses.
Poetry Ashutosh Ghildiyal, Love At First Sight
Bill Bowler, Poems to Louise: Sonnet on Miss H.’s Eyes
R D Larson, Alone
Anna Ruiz, Silence


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Randy Ellefson, Jan Hamlett, Mark J. Kiewlak, and Kevin McFarlane.
Discusson The economic crisis
Elaine Graham-Leigh, Response 1
Bertil Falk and Don Webb, Response 2
The Critics’
Bertil Falk, Reminiscences of Invisibility
Challenge Challenge 328: Now You See It...
The Art
Deep Bora, Kaziranga Rhinosceros
NASA: Picture of the Day
Earth Observatory Picture of the Day
News Don Webb, A Contest, Serials, and the Quarterly Reviews

Bewildering Stories News Briefs

Google settlement: Donna Gagnon reports that Google has reached a settlement concerning its on-line access to copyrighted works. It affects the authors published so far by Bewildering Press and those in the First Bewildering Stories Anthology. More information can be found on line at Authors’ Guild and at Google Book Settlement. Thank you, Donna!

Award: The Electronically Published Internet Connection has announced that the “EPPIE” award for the novel in 2008 goes to Danielle L. Parker for her Infinite Instant. Congratulations, Danielle!

Translated works: Walt Trizna notes that his “Elmo’s Sojourn” has been translated into Chinese for the journal SF King (the linked page is in English). Congratulations, Walt; it’s nice to get noticed. Translations of works from Bewildering Stories are by no means unknown; Alfa Eridiani, for one, has published a few.

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.”

To Bewildering Stories’ schedule: In Times to Come

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