The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 456
Kev takes his leave of teacher G. and the teacher’s tea bags. He sets out to find an old castle and Elisabetha. At his next stop he’s peeling onions in Bavaria:|
Phillip Donnelly, Kev the Vampire
The Guardian approaches Fred in the entryway to the Martian temple. Meanwhile, back on Earth, the authorities are homing in on the mysterious radio signals:|
Richard M. Smith, A Bridge to Earth
Chapter 5 : Back Again, part 4
|Drama||Martin murders Bennett. Cardigan and Lucan plot against each other: Marina J. Neary, Lady With a Lamp, scene 7; scene 8; scene 9|
Which is harder to interpret: the messages from Epsilon Eridani or the relationship between Lauren and her lover? Ian Cordingley, From a Distance.|
Sometimes a mother’s tear can bring a flood of understanding to a young boy: Kumaar Pradhan, The Waterfall.
What if Popeye, Bluto and Olive Oyl had been real, live film actors? Thomas Lee Joseph Smith, Eat Your Spinach.
New contributor Christopher Spanel shows how two twins find it easier to fight each other than their Destiny, part 1; conclusion.
Might a dark age be brought on simply by a loss of nerve? David Barber, The Trojan Expedition.|
What’s really scary about modern technology? Michael D. Brooks, iPop.
Michael Murry, Ichthyological Metaphysics|
New contributor Mariah Sells, An Ekphrastic Visit, Enlightening
Rebecca Lu Kiernan, Friend|
Carmen Ruggero, I Give Thanks
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Mariah Sells.|
Challenge 456 says Oh, That Knife.|
Special Challenge 456: “The Trojan Expedition”
|Abha Iyengar, Flash Bites, excerpt|
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 © November 21, 2011 by Bewildering Stories