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Bewildering Stories

The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 593

Novel Kyran is captured and enslaved once again, but this time he meets someone quite new. But can Kyran be sure that this new person even exists?
Sarah Ann Watts, Winter Ship
Chapter 17: High Prince Jirair, part 1; part 2
Serial New contributor LaKimbra McKinley introduces Mrs. Little, a single mother struggling to get by in L.A. When life on the mean streets takes a big turn for the worse, she’ll need friends. But soon she’ll need more: Hold on to My Feets, part 1; part 2.
New contributor Bruce Costello shows how “spousal abuse” does not always conform to preconceived notions: Man to Man.

Young Lynn is groomed for the role of comic-book superheroine. She discovers it can be a lot of fun: Heather J. Frederick, Lynn the Ordinary. part 1; conclusion.

New contributor Jeffrey Penn May shows what might happen to an editor who is exposed to a submission filled with cryptic allusions: Nuclear Power and the Civil War Lizards.
Poetry Michael D. Amitin, Flametip Riders
New contributor James Howard, Rip Tides of the Mind


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Bruce Costello, James Howard, Jeffrey Penn May, and LaKimbra McKinley.
Challenge Challenge 593 sees a suspect through Sympathetic Eyes.
The Art
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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