The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 423
Quarter’s End: This is the last regular issue of the first quarter of 2011. Next week we’ll bring you the Editors’ Choices from issues 413-423 in our First Quarterly Review. We’ll resume regular publication with issue 424 on March 28.
|Novel||Jonas revists the Bureau of Personal Information Protection and then goes to spy on the receptionist and her family. He compares the esthetics of art and that of industrial debris: Ásgrímur Hartmannsson, Error, chapter 11.|
|Serial||Grimble must come clean to Mrs. Glorn. And without the dead weight of the alien interface, he must hone new skills for battles to come: Harry Lang, The University of Dreams and Knowledge, part 3; conclusion.|
What if an old evil could have been prevented? The future might have looked a lot brighter: Lou Antonelli, Black Hats and Blackberrys.|
The trouble with exploring alien planets is that preconceived notions may keep you from knowing what you discover: Albert J. Manachino, Morning Encounter, part 1; conclusion.
The designer deities don’t make designs, they reveal them: Cheryl W. Ruggiero, Designer Deities.
Some tests are easier than they look, some are harder: Thomas Lee Joseph Smith, The Exam.
|New contributor Nick Lewandowski introduces two electronic beings who seem to need each other: I Eat the Body Electric.|
New contributor Philip M. Bennett, Silence or Laughter|
Michael Lee Johnson, Kansas
|Oonah V. Joslin, Armchair Observatory, NASA December 6, 2010|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Nick Lewandowski.|
Challenge 417 Response: Donna Hole, “Left Behind” and “Naming Characters”|
Challenge 423 beholds A Bowl of Living Water.
|Henry F. Tonn reviews Spinetingler magazine.|
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art|
NASA: Picture of the Day
This Week’s Sky at a Glance
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.
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