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The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 728

Novel Detectives Davis McCoy and Maggs Wilson investigate cold cases. Each of the persons of interest has a very odd appearance, and one of them has weird ideas to match.
Gary Clifton, The Dead Bin
Chapter 10: Space Cadet
Chapter 11: Stage Right Star
Chapter 12: Pushy Cop Types
Novella Aunt Vera has been busy mending fences with the extended family. Cricket now has some explaining to do with her parents: Edna C. Horning, God Has One, Too, part 5.
Short
Stories
Deadly monsters appear out of a book of magic. A group of girls find it only a little less difficult to deal with the monsters than with their own personal problems: Peter Medeiros, Everything After the Monsters, part 1; conclusion.

New contributor Hayleigh Santra introduces a rockmaker who learns that cloudmaking is a fascinating but exceedingly intricate art form: The Young Cloudmaker, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
Poetry Stephen Ellams, Circular Buddhist Prayer
Fabrice B. Poussin, Visitors
Short
Poetry
Herb Kauderer, First Car Ghost
New contributor Sultana Raza, Capsizing Prospects

Departments

The Critics’
Corner
Bewildering Stories wonders about Spelling Chastely.
Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Sultana Raza and Heyleigh Santra.
Challenge Challenge 728 espies some Undeceiving Looks.
Interview Bewildering Stories links to An Interview With Edward Ahern.
The Reading
Room
KJ Hannah Greenberg, Mothers Ought To Utter Only Niceties   excerpt
The Art
Gallery
Richard Ong, Two Suns

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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