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The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 752

Novella Ex-priest Gordon Lormor operates an old curiosity shop of occult items. He sells an old robe and bones for a tidy sum. Now to send his hipster assistant AJ to the bank.
Edward Ahern, The Witches’ Bane
Chapter 1: Playing the Mark
Serial New contributor Loren W. Cooper introduces Sara, a lobbyist; Ben, an old man; Richard, a reporter; and Senator Burns. A serial killer is on the loose: His Other Face, part 1; part 2.
New contributor Tom Crowley brings Dr. Karnik to Dr. Everston, a psychiatrist specializing in addiction therapy. Dr. Karnik’s options — drugs or suicide — are coldly logical. Can anyone convince him that Death Diminishes, part 1; part 2; conclusion.

New contributor Chelsea McGlynn gives extra meaning to “spell” with Juniper tying the Rest for a Spell retirement home into Knits and Knots.
A falling fridge flattens feet; fame follows: Charles C. Cole, When I Knew Big Foot.
Poetry Michael Amitin, Boatman’s Elegy
Dhruvi Modi, Guess Me
Gary Beck, The Chemistry of Things
Oonah V. Joslin, King of the Moss


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Loren W. Cooper, Tom Crowley, and Chelsea McGlynn.
The Critics’
Bewildering Stories discusses Dramatizing Stories.
Challenge Challenge 752 tells Dr. Freud that sometimes a cigar is Not Just a Cigar.
The Reading
Alison McBain reviews Paul Beckman, Kiss Kiss.
The Art
Crystalwizard, Chance Meeting

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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