The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 784
Sgt. Jeb Cody tells Lucy Nakamura and Chief Schiavelli he wants to settle down in New Eden. Dominic Delumbria tells Toby Pelkey he wants to start a revolution.|
Charles C. Cole, Murder in New Eden
Chapter 23: In the Water Treatment Plant
New contributor Mia Brech introduces an ophthalmology patient who discovers The Price of Bright.|
Where is the best place a secret agent can take his pet cat when he goes on a mission? Heather J. Frederick, Where Paws Can’t Touch the Ground, part 1; conclusion.
New contributor John I Leggett helps Henry find a way to get some color in his life. It’s simple: just have it Penciled In, part 1; conclusion.
Paul is a musician who hears music in his mind. The more perfectly it’s played, the greater the cost to him: Alison McBain, Finale Fortissimo.
New contributor John P. Heavern, Conjurings|
Ljubo Popovich, Absinthe
New contributor Mickey Kulp, Cultural Translation|
Meg Smith, In the Crows’ Dialect
|Essay||New contributor John McBain, Danger, Will Robinson!|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Mia Brech, John P. Heavern, Mikey Kulp, John I Leggett, and John McBain.|
|Challenge||Challenge 784 advises against using Invented Idioms.|
|Ken Poyner, The Book of Robot excerpt|
John Eric Ellison, The Fiddler|
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.