The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 564
Ivory hears again some kind words of reassurance. Irene stages a masterpiece of deception but feels guilty about it. Alex will be okay as long as his fellow traveler doesn’t wake up.|
Sherman Smith, Two Blind Men and a Fool
New contributor Dana Beehr introduces a young riverboat fiddler who must put on an epic performance to save the Great Serpent River:
New contributor David Flynn tells of a town terrorized by a deranged inventor who wants to take revenge on everybody: Haunted Clothes.
New contributor Don Liddick has Drew Kinsey tell his drinking buddies a story of an otherworldly friend. Should they believe it or not? Mewly Bob, part 1; conclusion.
|Margaret hears a baby crying. A friendly police officer hears something else: Ron Van Sweringen, A Crying Baby.|
|John Grey, Experiments|
|Memoir||A hypnotist may provide a respite from care, but emerging from the trance may not be easy: Charles C. Cole, A Brief Public Rest.|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Dana Beehr, David Flynn, and Donald Liddick.|
|Challenge||Challenge 564 says don’t come Awake Too Soon.|
|Clarise Samuels, Holocaust Visions: The Poetry of Paul Celan|
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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