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The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 523

Novel Dexter cares for Jane when she apparently falls ill, and he comes to appreciate Jane’s mother more than ever.
Martin Kerharo, The Dohani War
Chapter 17: Determination
Serial Daniel is forcibly shown what he’s been searching for, and it is not what he expected or wanted to find: Peter Bailey, North by the Red Death, conclusion.
‘A good word goes a long way’ is a good motto to remember in a mysterious department in a haunted building: Arthur Davis, Lost & Found, part 1; conclusion.

New contributor Lucia D. Hawkins depicts a technical writer who wants to try her hand at horror fiction. The writer finds a good setting in which to write. Too good, in fact: Writing on the Edge.

New contributor Meg Whitefeather introduces Harold, who has a painful limp but is cured by enigmatic visitors from literary history: Harold’s Day Out, part 1; conclusion.
New contributor Jason Norton demonstrates how important it is not to confuse fiction with reality: Cave Dwellers.
Poetry Cristina-Monica Moldoveanu, Childhood Trifles
Tendai R. Mwanaka, Son of a Gun
John Stocks, Croeso Laugharne
B. Z. Niditch, Leonardo’s Map


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Lucia D. Hawkins, Jason Norton, and Meg Whitefeather.
The Critics’
Michael E. Lloyd discusses The Dohani War.
Challenge Challenge 523 Strategic Biting
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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