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Issue #21 October 2017

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Here's some background on some of the contributors to this issue. Activated links will appear in a new window:

  • Peggy Acott ("Frugal") can be visited at her website,, where her watchword is "Connecting people through stories."
  • Gregg Dotoli ("Animal haiku") is a poet and white-hat hacker whose collection Poetry Fob is available from Underground Books.
  • Baisali Chatterjee Dutt ("Hanging Moon") is a drama facilitator at the Creative Arts Studio in Kolkata, and among other works has authored a fashion-industry bio, Sharbari Datta: The Design Diva, available via Amazon.
  • D. Marie Fitzgerald ("Scavenging in the Parents' Bedroom") lives in Palm Springs, Calif. Her prose and poetry collection, Reruns, is available via Goodreads. Visit her website/blog at
  • John Koch ("Old Pops") works in the construction trades in Long Island, New York.
  • Samih Nassar ("The Dodo Initiative") recently started a YouTube channel by the name of Tower Films Canada which, he says, "features podcasts about geek stuff and short films."
  • David Morgan O'Connor ("Everyday Wall") is based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Drop in on David at
  • John Peacock ("Legends of Ben" and "The Holy Ankh") is an actor, writer, and artist based in Colorado.
  • Mike Welch ("Phone Call from Mali") is a former New Zealander now living in Toronto.