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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 contributed the short story "Frugal". Peggy's watchword is "Connecting people through stories." Visit her at
  • Baisali Chatterjee Dutt, besides being a drama facilitator at the Creative Arts Studio in Kolkata, has authored a fashion-industry bio, Sharbari Datta: The Design Diva, available via Amazon.
  • Gregg Dotoli, poet and white-hat hacker, has a collection entitled Poetry Fob available from Underground Books.
  • D. Marie Fitzgerald of Palm Springs, Calif., is author of Reruns, a prose and poetry collection available via Goodreads. Visit her website/blog at
  • John Koch, who wrote the story "Old Pops" on page 6, works in the construction trades in Long Island, New York.
  • Samih Nassar, author of "The Dodo Initiative", recently started a YouTube channel by the name of Tower Films Canada "which features podcasts about geek stuff and short films."
  • David Morgan O'Connor is based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Drop in on him at
  • John Peacock, who contributed a couple comics to this issue, namely "Legends of Ben" and "The Holy Ankh", is an actor, writer, and artist based in Colorado.
  • Mike Welch, who contributed the nail-biter "Phone Call from Mali" is a former New Zealander now living in Toronto.