The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 846
Yegor, Igor and Yvetta go out for beer and Polish chocolate buns at a local German market. They are almost publicly executed by thugs from the post-Soviet era.|
Natan Dubovitsky, Near Zero
Chapter 9: Devyat’
Upper Zion Power Generation invites blogger Mary Steenman to a press conference that is supposedly routine. A surprise announcement and demonstration are on the agenda.
Bill Kowaleski, Creative Destruction
Chapter 5: Andrew Comes Out
Are people forever ordering you around, telling you what to do and not to do? Some creative knitting and stitching may help:
Shawn Jacobson, Space Tapestry. |
Are clever personalities forever anticipating your every need and decision? Some drastic action may help: Carl Perrin, Murdering Dorothy.
|A company’s fate may hinge on an executive’s choice of metaphor: Charles C. Cole, With Loss of Hands.|
Colleen Halupa, Daytrip|
Robin Helweg-Larsen, This Ape I Am
Michael Wooff, Et In Arcadia Ego
Edward Ahern, Day Time|
New contributor Melissa DeAmaral, Lazy Evenings
|Essay||New contributor Abigail George depicts a woman’s introspection about her past and future and That Day on the Beach, part 1; conclusion.|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories introduces and welcomes Melissa DeAmaral and Abigail George.|
|Bewildering Stories describes a special poetic form: The Villanelle.|
Challenge 846 opens the issue and discovers a Bonanza.|
Challenge 846 Response discusses Character Names.
Challenge 846 Response discusses Near Zero Nine.
|Wendy Holborow, Janky Tuk Tuks excerpt|
Richard Ong, Sun Glow|
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:
Readers’ reactions are always welcome.