The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 619
Belthaeous shows Rodney Mammon’s secret power source. Nacroanus takes Rodney and Belthaeous to meet Ahriman.|
John W. Steele, The Chronicle of Belthaeous
Down to the sea, to search for treasure! But treasure is not always buried; sometimes it floats:
Mike Florian, The Treasure of the Tide Rips.|
New contributor Perry McDaid shows how a mischievous leprechaun can use the power of poetry to beguile a young boy: The Blame Goblin’s Poem.
When Walt gets stuck in the past, the future comes looking for him: Ron Van Sweringen, The Summer of Forgetting.
Mom may tell young Vance that his Grampa sometimes spins tall tales. But the stories may yet have a certain utility, even truth: Charles C. Cole, A Grampa’s Tale.|
New contributor Gerald Warfield introduces an elderly knight who seems somewhat out of touch with modern ways: The Cairn of House Aescritor.
|Poetry||Mike Acker, Strewn Fate|
|Lana Bella, Dry Bone|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Perry McDaid and Gerald Warfield.|
Bewildering Stories discusses Should Charlie Be Polite?|
with Henry F. Tonn and Bill Kowaleski.
Tom Borthwick reports A Singular Success Story.|
Gary Clifton greets Space Aliens From the Hidden World.
|Bill Kowaleski, Brighter Than the Stars excerpt|
Richard Ong photographs a Cratered World.|
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.