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Appreciating Star Trek: Voyager – Along with a Good Cup of Coffee

The year was 1995, and new content wasn’t as frequent as it is nowadays, in the ‘a-whole-generation-of-kids-have-grown-up-with-the-Internet’ era. But many of us die-hard Trekkies were overjoyed. A new series was

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That is Now Your Chair: Loss, Grief, and Guinan

Late last month, I lost my mother due to cancer. Before I continue, I do want to say that I’m alright and working though things. I realize that, as I

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Cultivating Memories of Star Trek

In 1987, I was six years old and living with my mum when Star Trek: The Next Generation began. She had been a Trekkie from when The Original Series had

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Humble Servant Leadership: A Reflection on Best Destiny’s Captain April

“Charge means responsibility, Jimmy, decisions. Maybe lives on your hands.” This is one of the life lessons that Captain Robert April passes down to troubled sixteen-year-old Jim Kirk in Diane

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Writing the Teaser of “Hippocratic Oath”

The teaser of the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode “Hippocratic Oath” included opening scenes from both the A plot, with Bashir and O’Brien being captured by the Jem’Hadar, and

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My Experience Writing DS9’s “Hippocratic Oath”

It was the fourth time I had come in to Deep Space Nine to pitch stories. I had sent in a Next Generation script, which had opened the door for

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DS9: “Status Quo” summary

A summary of a story outline by Nick Corea, which became the basis for the DS9 episode “Hippocratic Oath” Due to some necessary repairs, space station DS9 was being manned

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How Deep Space Nine Inspired Me to Become a Writer

I was a Niner growing up, before the term “Niner” was even coined to describe a fan of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. The series profoundly shaped who I’d become

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Star Trek Sex Book Excerpt

Several months ago, I was approached about writing material and contributing to a new Star Trek-oriented website. Honestly, I was more than a bit skeptical, initially. Another Star Trek website? Is that what

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When the Battle’s Lost and Won: A Reflection on Coda Book I, Moments Asunder

As the final episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation taught us, all good things must come to an end. The continuity of the Star Trek novels is a very

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