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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.
Novel 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
Chapter 13: Inversion, part 1; part 2
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.
Poetry 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.
The Photo
Richard Ong, Crescent Moon
The Art
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
Sky and Telescope, 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.”

To Bewildering Stories’ schedule: In Times to Come

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