The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 530
The Second Quarterly Review: This is the last regular issue of the second quarter of 2013. Next week we’ll bring you the Editors’ Choices from issues 519-530.|
Extension: In view of the downtime incurred during website registration renewal, issue 530 will remain on line till Monday afternoon, June 24th.
|Serial||The horror fantasies may have been real, and the Oracles are. But the narrator has to wonder how real he is: George S. Karagiannis, Ghost Profiler, part 6; conclusion.|
New contributor Phil Davies introduces Mary, a young girl who has to decide which are scarier: the monsters in the attic or the people in her home: The Arianthids, part 1; conclusion.|
In a post-apocalypse world, Isaac decides history is futile. Archeologists from the future may think otherwise: Noel Denvir, Testament.
Marooned in a city or on an alien planet, one stranded being may be able to help another: Varya Kartishai, No Place Like Home, part 1; conclusion.
Even among immigrants and outcasts, love has a way of going around and coming around: Leonard Schlenz, You Crack Me Up, part 1; conclusion.
|Superstition may sometimes be a projection of a guilty conscience: Julie Wornan, Monsieur Deux.|
|Poetry||New contributor Tim Laffey, At X Marks the Spot|
|Cristina-Monica Moldoveanu, Lily Stalk|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Phil Davies and Tim Laffey.|
|Challenge||Challenge 530 sentimentalizes that there’s No Place Like Love.|
|Editorial||Bugs in the kitchen, bugs in the bed, bugs on the Internet, messin’ with your head: Don Webb, Big Beaver Is Watching You.|
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 © June 17, 2013 by Bewildering Stories