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Redshirts

27 July 2021 • Fantasy, Reviews

In the opening pages of Redshirts, Ensign Davis is on an away mission for the Intrepid, flagship of the Universal Union.  He’s accompanying the ship’s officers: Captain Lucius Abernathy, Science Officer Q’eeng, and Chief Engineer Paul West; and they’ve all been trapped in a cave infested by carnivorous Borgovian Land Worms. “Davis!”  Captain Abernathy called.  “Stay where you… Read More ›

News »

CNY Literary Festival 2019

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The Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville is hosting its 2nd CNY Literary Festival, featuring more than 30 local authors from the Central New York area. The event is for all ages with authors of fiction, narrative nonfiction, and children’s books. On Friday, October 4 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, the Library is hosting a reception… Read More ›

Mystery »

Top 10 Mystery eBooks of 2020

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Though it took me a bit longer than I’d like, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at the most checked out ebook mystery titles in 2020. After digging through various reports, I came up with a massive list of titles tagged as mystery or suspense, but not all of them would… Read More ›

Martinis »

Friday Cocktail: Elderflower Sour

As the temperatures warm up this Spring, cool off with a refreshing Elderflower Sour. This is a perfect cocktail for warm weather moments. And it doesn’t have to be a particularly sour one either. More on that later. This is a relatively newer cocktail. Most certainly post-2000 in creation. It likely dates to around 2007… Read More ›

Fantasy »

Redshirts

In the opening pages of Redshirts, Ensign Davis is on an away mission for the Intrepid, flagship of the Universal Union.  He’s accompanying the ship’s officers: Captain Lucius Abernathy, Science Officer Q’eeng, and Chief Engineer Paul West; and they’ve all been trapped in a cave infested by carnivorous Borgovian Land Worms. “Davis!”  Captain Abernathy called.  “Stay where you… Read More ›

Stories »

Just One More Day

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I suppose it’s impertinent to post photos (and stories) about one’s pets, expecting anonymous others to care as much as the pet’s owner, or thinking they’ll be moved by what they see or read. But pet lovers understand, and there is a catharsis in sharing. So here’s my tale. My little Pekingese Ming-Lee passed away… Read More ›

Writing »

Writing Challenge 67

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It’s summer! What better time for catching up on some reading and writing? Whether indoors or outdoors, it’s sometimes a challenge to think up what to write. Why not spend some time by the water, enjoy a drink or two, and delve into your latest story or chapter. Perhaps this image might motivate you. Consider… Read More ›

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