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TRANS–ATLANTIC, Part 8: A Year in Utopia

This week is the final installment of “Trans-Atlantic”, and a big thanks to Hamish Spiers for the last eight weeks. You can read more of Hamish’s stuff on his website by clicking on his name (above). We’ll be back some time in late September/early October with our next By Prescription Only, which has the theme of […]

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TRANS–ATLANTIC, Part 7: An Interesting Call

“Trans-Atlantic” by Hamish Spiers continues. We’ll be running a new installment each week through summer so be sure to pop back each week. TRANS–ATLANTIC By Hamish Spiers Part VII. An Interesting Call   Well, that was the first and last time I traveled through one of the oceanic tunnels. They haven’t gone anywhere but they’re just […]

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TRANS–ATLANTIC, Part 6: A Connection

“Trans-Atlantic” by Hamish Spiers continues. We’ll be running a new installment each week through summer so be sure to pop back each week.   TRANS–ATLANTIC By Hamish Spiers Part VI. A Connection   There are plenty of other people who’d be happy to take your place. What an awful thing to say. However, hearing these words […]

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TRANS–ATLANTIC, Part 5: What Happened in the Dining Car

“Trans-Atlantic” by Hamish Spiers continues. We’ll be running a new installment each week through summer so be sure to pop back each week. TRANS–ATLANTIC By Hamish Spiers Part V. What Happened in the Dining Car By the time I was on my way with Brett to the compartment of one Terry–with–a–T Ferguson, I had almost forgotten […]

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TRANS-ATLANTIC, Part 4: A Vexing Problem

“Trans-Atlantic” by Hamish Spiers continues. We’ll be running a new installment each week through summer so be sure to pop back each week. TRANS–ATLANTIC By Hamish Spiers Part IV. A Vexing Problem So I had just run into the Alliance Airways goons, I’d met Bob, I’d run into the goons again and now I was, in […]

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TRANS–ATLANTIC, Part 3: Passenger Etiquette

“Trans-Atlantic” by Hamish Spiers continues. We’ll be running a new installment each week through summer so be sure to pop back each week. TRANS–ATLANTIC By Hamish Spiers Part III. Passenger Etiquette   I found myself in an empty compartment with a hand around my collar. “Let go!” I shouted, trying to tear myself loose. “I’ll call […]

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TRANS–ATLANTIC, Part 2: Bob

“Trans-Atlantic” by Hamish Spiers continues this week. We’ll be running a new installment each week through summer so be sure to pop back each week.   TRANS–ATLANTIC By Hamish Spiers Part II. Bob A few hours after setting off from Amsterdam, I went to the nearest dining car and had a steak sandwich for lunch. A luxury, […]

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TRANS–ATLANTIC, Part I: Amsterdam

This week we begin our serialization of “Trans-Atlantic” written by the author of the Star Frontiers series, Hamish Spiers. We’ll be running a new installment each week through summer so be sure to pop back each week.   TRANS–ATLANTIC By Hamish Spiers Part I: Amsterdam I didn’t always live here in New York. When the oil […]

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Catian Literary Taste, redux

Ahead of our latest By Prescription Only: Themed Writing showcase to begin next week, here’s something to get your fiction juices flowing: hand-picked by the author from our archives, Nick Cody reports on Cata’s literary scene. Enjoy! The only publication in Cata that could even remotely pass for a literary journal is called Taste Buds. […]

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Errata of Cata

Apart from teaching English conversation (referred to in the profession as English Language to Foreigners, or ELF), one of the duties delineated in my contract consisted of the revision of errors in Cata’s English publications. When Cata achieved independence from China and adopted English as the official language, the rustiness of their usage became quite […]

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