Category Archives: By Prescription Only: Themed Writing

MSP by Andrew Oberg

Our By Prescription Only: Themed Writing short story and essay showcase continues. This week’s contribution on our theme of Faces is from soda jerk numero tres: Andrew Oberg. Covering our tukhuses: The following story is entirely a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, brands, media, events, etc. are either the product of the author’s imagination […]

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The Quiet Man by Hamish Spiers

This week we begin our latest round of By Prescription Only: Themed Writing short story and essay showcases. Starting us off is a piece by the always intriguing Hamish Spiers, whose contributions to our site we’ve greatly appreciated over the years. This one from him will really punch you in the stomach. Yes, I have […]

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No Contest by Nick Cody

The final piece in our By Prescription Only: Themed Writing short story and essay showcase on Space is from the only soda jerk who truly matters: Nick Cody. We hope you dig his tale and have dug the whole series. Keep coming back for more because we’ll keep pouring it out! From the windswept tundra: […]

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Please Assemble by Paul j Rogers

Continuing with our By Prescription Only: Themed Writing short story and essay showcase on the theme of Space is a piece from another true soda jerk: Paul j Rogers. Paul is the World’s Biggest Fan of pre-egging incident Justin Bieber; we hope you enjoy his contribution here. Opening bars of “Land of Hope and Glory”: […]

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Halfway Through Space to the Limits of Language by Vernon Burn

Next in our By Prescription Only: Themed Writing short story and essay showcase on the topic of Space is a piece by Vernon Burn. You may remember Vernon from our first BPO run on Privacy; his contribution to that series has proved to be one of our most popular stories. We hope you enjoy his […]

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Our Present Absence by Andrew Oberg

The latest in our current By Prescription Only: Themed Writing essay and short story showcase on Space is from one of our original soda jerks: Andrew Oberg. Enjoy? Enjoy! And here we go: The following is a nonfiction essay expressing the views of the author solely and not necessarily those of Drugstore Books. Works cited […]

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An Adjournment in Saturn by Rian Davis

This week in our current By Prescription Only: Themed Writing showcase on the topic of Space is a contribution from another veteran BPOer, Rian Davis. We hope you enjoy it! Yep: The following story is entirely a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, brands, media, events, etc. are either the product of the author’s imagination […]

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World Inside My Head by Hamish Spiers

A very happy New Year to all of our readers! We’re starting off 2014 with our latest By Prescription Only: Themed Writing short story and essay showcase on the topic of Space. Our first entry is from veteran BPO author Hamish Spiers, and we think it’s his best contribution yet. Also, don’t forget that Hamish […]

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Backward, Edward, Forward by Nick Cody

Our final entry for this round of By Prescription Only: Themed Writing is from our latest and greatest member, Nick Cody. We hope you enjoyed all of the pieces in this showcase, and keep your eyes peeled for our next BPO installment. This is the last time, I promise: The following story is entirely a […]

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Seeds and Stones: Part 2 by Paul j Rogers

Our entry this week in our By Prescription Only: Themed Writing showcase is the second half of Paul j Rogers’ piece. Once more for good measure: The following story is entirely a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, brands, media, events, etc. are either the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. The […]

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