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Bewildering Stories

The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 729

Novel McCoy, Wilson and Harper investigate cold cases and meet unusual characters, some savory, others, not.
Gary Clifton, The Dead Bin
Chapter 13: Horror Beyond Belief
Chapter 14: A World Apart
Chapter 15: Those Without Hope
Novella Cricket’s dog, Smidge, brings back memories of Aunt Vera’s pet, Sonny: Edna C. Horning, God Has One, Too, part 6.
Serial Young Jimmy meets Scarecrow while going home at night. For Jimmy and his friends, Scarecrow is not an old legend; he’s very real: Bob Lovely, Scarecrow, part 1; part 2.
Short
Stories
A voodoo pin cares not whom it pricks: William Q. Belle, The Voodoo Wedding Dolls.

Dr. Herbert Sanders loves Shakespeare, but his students, not so much: Ken Goldman, Busy Old Fool, Unruly Sun.
Poetry Channie Greenberg, Actualized Malfeasance
Short
Poetry
Herb Kauderer, Watches
Denny Marshall, Motion Stars

Departments

Challenge Challenge 729 advises to Reset Your Watches.
The Reading
Room
Denis Bell, A Box of Dreams   excerpt
The Art
Gallery
Richard Ong, Space-Time Engine

A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
Sky and Telescope, 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.”

To Bewildering Stories’ schedule: In Times to Come

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