The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 437
Jonas plans to steal the murdered family’s apartment and calls Frank for help in tidying up the place: Ásgrímur Hartmannsson, Error, chapter 25.|
Lionel takes Donas to the river and tells her of mysterious visitors from the northwest: Mary B. McArdle, Give Them Wine
A Disparity of Language, chapter 11
|Novella||Jon and Doug investigate the mysterious asteroid mining company and find it curiously absent from almost any public records: Mark Kertzman, The Mississippi Company, chapter 5; chapter 6; chapter 7; chapter 8.|
New contributor Brian Biswas spins a murder mystery with a deceptively old-fashioned flavor. Everybody is a person of interest, and they do not seem to be what they appear to be: Julie’s Murderer.|
New contributor Sarah Lynne Gibbel introduces Carrie, a girl who will have to make a concerted effort to overcome her family’s legacy: Creatures, part 1; conclusion.
New contributor Nola Stam has Kaelyn, a space pirate, crash-land on a barren planet. But neither the planet nor Kaelyn are what they first appear to be: Father Earth, part 1; conclusion.
|New contributor Troy Manning depicts a funny scene based on proverbial advice in creative writing: Show and Tell.|
Rebecca Lu Kiernan, Fire-swept|
Hongping Liu, Meteor
|New contributor Charlie Burgess, 10-24-02|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Brian Biswas, Charlie Burgess, Sarah Lynne Gibbel, Troy Manning and Nola Stam.|
Challenge 436 Response: “Love Letters Lost”|
Challenge 437 ponders The Riddle of the Night Sun.
|Eric Whitson reviews Bruce Golden, Dancing with the Velvet Lizard.|
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.
Copyright © July 4, 2011 by Bewildering Stories