The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 445
Donas learns the dread secret of the forbidden Storytellers’ Hall. Or does she? Mary B. McArdle, Give Them Wine
A Disparity of Language, chapter 19
|Novella||Having heard a polarized political debate, the tavernkeeper goes off to argue with herself: Maxwell Jameson, The Man With a City in His Head, part 6; part 7.|
Tiger King Bole and Queen Ella prepare a new generation to receive their kingdom: Hongping Liu, The King of the Forest
Part III : Ella, Stream and Sis
When in the company of a horse, don’t be grass: Glenn Blakeslee, A Man and a Horse.|
An unemployed autodidact raids scholarly conferences for their snacks: Bertil Falk, The Man Who Turned Darwin Upside Down.
Adventurers seek treasure guarded by a giant hand: S. J. McKenzie, Great Hand.
Bill Foley keeps an appointment with Hannah Moraine, but afterwards nobody can remember seeing either of them where they were supposed to be: Richard Ong, Dead Nightingale.
In a future dystopia, trafficking in the past is forbidden: Phillip Donnelly, Necronet Explorer.|
Are you responsible for what you did while you were a rabbit? Farida Samerkhanova, Never Trust Witches.
Rebecca Lu Kiernan, The Tiger Has Come to Town|
Laura G. Weldon, Sacrifice
|Mike McGonegal, Fried Bacon|
|Don Webb, Contractions|
Challenge 444 Response: Comedy and Realism in “Josh Henry”|
Challenge 445: Who’s Got the Function?
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 © August 29, 2011 by Bewildering Stories