The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 504
|Serial||Franklin Stone foresees commercial applications for the psionic generator he’s developing. His financier, Nick Dixon, is seeking military funding. The “class-A” psychic they discover has other things in mind. Bill Bowler, Psychotropic Attack, part 1; part 2.|
Leonard reads his poker opponent’s mind and folds three Kings on the “turn.” They will come back to haunt him: Matthew T. Acheson, The Turning.|
New contributor Adam Bruce depicts Joe’s highly regimented life interrupted by a man and a woman who would bestow freedom upon him. Wait... where does Joe fit into all this? Wake Up, Joe, part 1; conclusion.
New contributor Lou Cassidy tells a story about how a writer might think and what he might experience in composing... The Story You Wrote About Toothpaste.
New contributor Mia Tijam lets us overhear Batit’s mysterious conversations as she is... Talking to Juanito.
|Sometimes the most innocent sounds can remind a prisoner of his captivity: Charles C. Cole, That Damned Creak.|
David Barber, The Press Conference of Dr Moreau|
Sue Parman, What Will I Do When I’m Dead?
Oonah V. Joslin, I’ve Missed You|
Thomas F. Wylie, Jabs and Stabs
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Adam Bruce, Lou Cassidy, and Mia Tijam.|
|Challenge||Challenge 504 goes All In at the Turn.|
|LaVerne Zocco, Moon Flowers, 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.
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