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The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 753

Novella Gordon responds to Judy’s call for help. He drives to Vermont and finds her at a house beside a pond.
Edward Ahern, The Witches’ Bane
Chapter 2: Judy Calls
Serial Sara takes the mysterious ring to an expert, Marcus, who discerns both clues and enigmas in it: Loren W. Cooper, His Other Face, part 3; part 4.
New contributor Steve Carr introduces a desperate man haunted by a mnemonic virus from his own personal hell: Round and Round.

In the near future, expert systems supplant even traffic lights. Everyone — from coffee-shop customers to sports fans — sees the world as it’s prescribed. Is reality augmented or is it an electronic hallucination? Ada Fetters, Meatspace and MAIA, part 1; conclusion.

Claudia tries to reconcile with her dying father, who can communicate only by quoting Shakespeare: A. Elizabeth Herting, Moments Upon the Stage, part 1; conclusion.

New contributor Ronald Schulte discovers sinister properties in a kit for making Home Brew, part 1; conclusion.
Poetry Robin Helweg-Larsen, The Trendy
Oonah V. Joslin, Book Sniffers Anonymous


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Steve Carr and Ronald Schulte.
Challenge Challenge 753 wonders Who’s Your Ghost?
The Reading
Channie Greenberg, Concatenation   excerpt
The Art
Richard Ong, Maker of Storms

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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