The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 518
|News||This is the last regular issue of the first quarter of 2013. Next week, beginning March 25th, we’ll bring you the First Quarterly Review, the Editors’ Choices from issues 508-518.|
Dexter once wondered if Jane could cook. Apparently she can. Jane might say, “Oh, Dexter, I’ve prepared a picnic just for us two. It will be ravishing. In fact, tu n’en reviendras pas” (‘You'll be delighted’; literally: ‘You won’t come back from it’). She’s right on one count.|
Martin Kerharo, The Dohani War
New contributor Edward Cress playfully parodies the format of a type of alternate history story in The Lifelong Friendship of Dr. Atwood and Jonas.|
New contributor Mark L. Glosser foresees a future history in which some things can go very wrong unless Detective Ari Rosen can forestall them. And he has long-standing reasons to do so: A Funeral in Jerusalem, part 1; conclusion.
New contributor Romney S. Humphrey introduces Sammy Caspar to some visitors who threaten to upset the habits, customs and peaceful life of a small but tightly knit community by The Northwest Corner Pool, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
New contributor Heidi Kraay shows that a superheroine’s fantastical powers may not be all they’re cracked up to be: Running From Magic.
Oonah V. Joslin, Touching the Tiger|
Rebecca Lu Kiernan, Seven Signs You Might Be a Poet’s Muse
|Discussion||Martin Kerharo and Bewildering Stories, Misunderstandings in The Dohani War ; part 2.|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Edward Cress, Mark L. Glosser, Romney S. Humphrey, and Heidi Kraay.|
|Challenge||Challenge 518 advises Replay, Rewind, Reconsider.|
|Richard Ong, Crescent Moon|
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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