The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 739
Krista confronts Carla with evidence of embezzlement at DBC Financial. Krista is well prepared but for one fatal error: she has neglected to call for backup.|
Morris J. Marshall, Volatility Cycles
New contributor John Brady depicts a moment in the life of a young clerk working in a large discount store. He and a child discover a vital strength in the Toys department. It is no toy, quite the contrary: Oh, the Things You Will See....|
Two detectives find that, on the mean streets of Dallas, “one can never be too careful in choosing names”: Gary Clifton, Measure Twice, Cut Once.
Would you take medication to alleviate stress if you had to forgo precognition?
Charles C. Cole, Remembering the Hyperopiac Man.|
New contributor L. L. Richardson shows that a new kind of “immigrant” may have A Reason to Worry.
Channie Greenberg, Jejune Opinions|
Michael Murry, Thank You for Your Servility
Gary Beck, Let There Be War|
Oonah V. Joslin, Before the Birds and Bees
|Memoir||New contributor Dennis Wayne Smith, My Friend Bill, part 1; conclusion|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes John Brady and L. L. Richardson.|
|Don Webb asks What Is a Story or Poem?|
|Challenge||Challenge 739 feels that some things are Better Shown Than Said.|
Denny Marshall, The Wizard and the Mask|
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.