The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 613
Rodney hears of his origins, and Mindy learns the consequences of loving Nacroanus.|
John W. Steele, The Chronicle of Belthaeous
|Serial||New contributor Eleanor Lerman introduces Chris, who feels down and out until she finds someone who asks an important question: What If There Is a Hidden World That We Can’t See? part 1; part 2.|
“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.” — Oscar Wilde: Harry Lang, Safe Hate Division.|
New contributor Leland H. Smithson implies an ironic question: if life can imitate art, does that include television? Bottled Up.
“In space,” it’s said, “no one can hear you scream.” That doesn’t seem to apply to horror stories: Hannah Spencer, Beyond the Veil.
|Drama||Carey Clay plans to create a “church” devoted solely to public service, not to religion. Reverend Williams has a question for him: Charles C. Cole, A Short History of the Secular Church.|
|Poetry||Mike Acker, Resumption of Life|
Lana Bella, Upturned Hand|
Anna Ruiz, In Hindsight
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Eleanor Lerman and Leland H. Smithson.|
|Challenge||Challenge 613 ponders What the Long Name Says.|
|Don Webb reviews James J. O’Donnell, Pagans.|
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.