Coliserv.net
     The major purpose of this web site is to serve as a home base and launching pad for a number of Literary Societies and Services, hence the name...

     Currently, these are the Societies and Services we support:

    Sherlock Holmes - Mystery Groups:
  • The Trained Cormorants
    (The oldest Scion Society of the Baker Street Irregulars still in existence in Southern California.)

  • The Blustering Gales from the South-West
    (A Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Victoriana based Scion Society of the Baker Street Irregulars, located in the South-Bay region of Los Angeles County, in Southern California.)

  • The Curious Collectors of Baker Street
    (The largest Scion Society of the Baker Street Irregulars in Southern California.)

  • The Southwest Manuscripters
    (A veteran writers' group which hosts Ray Bradbury's visits to the Torrance area each year, and has been doing so since it began in 1949.)

  • The Goose Club of the Alpha Inn
    The Goose Club of the Alpha Inn, founded in 1977, is one of several Sherlock Holmes societies based in the Los Angeles area.


  • Science Fiction Societies - Newsletters
  • Ben's Hammer
    Ben's Hammer, a newsletter of Science Fiction and Fantasy oriented News and Resources.

  • The Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society
    LASFS - The Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society, founded in 1934, is one of the oldest SF Societies still in existence.