The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 696
Mira brings Jiri, Lea and DeShaun up to date on her role in the revolution. She leaves them with doubts and questions.|
Bill Kowaleski, Living Standards
Chapter 12: A Visit to Joliet
In an antique store, young Jimmy finds a treasure that has a lot to do with his grandfather:
Rob Crandall, Karlo’s Curiosity Shop.|
A self-styled spy is continually surprised by his surroundings: Channie Greenberg, As Dead as David.
What is the proper response when you meet your future vampire self? Mark Keane, The Interview.
Jilted, unloved Junie finds the cat who is just right for her: Bill Prindle, Cat With a Young Woman, part 1; conclusion.
Richard Stevenson, Sleep Paralysis|
Douglas Young, A Life Worthwhile
Shola Balogun, The Griot’s Hymn|
Denny Marshall, Time Shift 33
|Challenge||Challenge 696 examines The Lay of the Land.|
Bewildering Stories acknowledges Thank-You Notes.|
Bewildering Stories celebrates The Old and New Years.
|Mileva Anastasiadou, The Twelve Hits of Christmas excerpt from Ellipsis|
Richard Ong, Vulcan’s Forge|
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:
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.”
Readers’ reactions are always welcome.