The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 550
Earl, Brooks and Henry hold a jam session that enthralls the hospital patients. Thanks to Stella, Ivory rediscovers his love of the guitar. But danger lurks in the shadows. Governments distrust art; they see in it a rival power:|
Sherman Smith, Two Blind Men and a Fool
Beginnings and endings bring sadness in Driscoll’s life. In between lies happiness, but it must be learned:|
Mark Bonica, Spiraling In
New contributor Tom Borthwick puts Tim in a quandary. How can Tim rejoin his beloved wife Mary when it means abandoning his life and accepting a promise he cannot believe? Living in the Singularity, part 1; part 2; conclusion.|
New contributor Adam Natali introduces a paranormal researcher to a ghostly nun. Can a polite but devout skeptic have faith? A Nun and the Afterlife.
New contributor Lilliana Rose has some practical advice for microbes navigating the cells of the shopping-mall organism: Browsing.
|Sometimes love persists despite insurmountable obstacles: Marian Brooks, The Rings of Saturn.|
Oonah V. Joslin, Rook Band|
Visalakshi Viswanathan, The Minstrel’s Tryst
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Tom Borthwick, Adam Natali, and Lilliana Rose.|
Challenge 550 oscillates between Beyond and Back Again.|
Challenge 550 Response hastens To Haides and Back.
Martin Hill Ortiz, A Predatory Mind : excerpt|
Danielle L. Parker, A Shopping List: Travel Literature
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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