The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 678
|Serial||Josh Kellerman shows he is personally resourceful as well as enterprising and idealistic. Meanwhile, Mr. Lawson has to choose between a sure thing now or a good thing in the long term: Deborah Rochford, Two Proposals, part 5; conclusion.|
Stephen Allan is a spellbinding orator. Just be careful not to fall under the wrong spell:
Edward Ahern, Listen to the Deaf Man Sing, part 1; conclusion.|
A melting glacier has exposed an alien aircraft on a mountainside. How can an idealistic scientist reconcile her professional integrity with what she learns from the discovery? Bill Kowaleski, Intelligent Designers, part 1; conclusion.
New contributor Andy Tu shows how sneaking out at night for some innocent fun can go very wrong if a girl loses her temper: Point of No Return.
|Mr. and Mrs. Roy appear to be normal next-door neighbors. You wouldn’t believe how much they aren’t: Charles C. Cole, The Mechanical Engineer.|
|Poetry||Douglas Young, A Surprise Visitor|
Shola Balogun, Mandela|
James R. Rudolph, Ghosting Me
|Essay||Ada Fetters explores Different Spaces: The Fluidity of World and Form in Children’s Literature.|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Andy Tu.|
|Bewildering Stories discusses Authors and Characters.|
Challenge 678 asks Is Rusty the New Orange?|
Special Challenge 678 takes Everything Literally.
|Alison McBain reviews Dana Bate, Too Many Cooks.|
Denny Marshall, Red Clouds of Cliff Island|
Richard Ong, Fifth Dimension
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.