Monthly Archives: January 2019

Story of Shards: 99-word flash

Story of Shards A favorite author of mine, Jennifer Estep, writes fantasy fiction for teens and adults. I actually stumbled upon her writing when I won a copy of her YA novel, Dark Frost from her Mythos Academy series. Once … Continue reading

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Anal or not, we need to address this preception.

Originally posted on drugopinions:
I recently decided to release a blog post that is quite different from my usual writing style. I stated that pharmacists are anal retentive – it was written in 20 minutes, poking fun of myself and…

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Lead Came: A 99-word flash fiction

Lead Came It was Valentine’s Day, and Julie was working. She received a bouquet of flowers from her husband. Her customers would remark, “He really loves you” or some other platitude. It certainly felt like a platitude because she recently … Continue reading

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A Word From Our Sponsor: 99-word

A Word From Our Sponsor As a pharmacist, I dealt with all sorts of people with digestive issues. Through the years I counseled people on various problems like indigestion, heartburn, constipation, diarrhea, and other maladies of the gastrointestinal tract. Depending … Continue reading

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This is why pharmacists are anally retentive.

Originally posted on drugopinions:
I don’t mean it in a bad way. It is the strength in us as pharmacists. We pay attention to details but in doing so, we sometimes drive people crazy. When a nurse ask for additional…

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Oak Ridge Girls: A 99-word Story

Oak Ridge Girls Newspaper advertisements across the country said that a new firm was looking for young women to work in a factory in Tennessee. The job description was vague, but housing was supplied. Girls from the Midwest flocked to … Continue reading

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A Different Point of View: 99 flash fiction

Using the same Carrot Ranch prompt of looking back, this pedometer geek wrote another 99-word (no more, no less) flash fiction. A Different Point of View Annie still shows up in his dreams. Looking back to his junior year, Dave … Continue reading

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