Tag Archives: By Prescription Only

The Master of All Easter Eggs by Nick Cody

The final story in our By Prescription Only: Themed Writing showcase on the theme of Hollow comes from the author of Cata fame, Nick Cody. Warning label: 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. […]

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Paper Boats by Paul J. Rogers

Next up in our latest By Prescription Only: Themed Writing short story showcase on the theme of Hollow is a contribution from the always very interesting Paul J. Rogers. Warning label: 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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Let’s Hear It for Sam by Andrew Oberg

Our latest By Prescription Only: Themed Writing short story showcase on the theme of Hollow continues this week with a little piece by me. Warning label: 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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Gabriella by Hamish Spiers

This week we begin our latest By Prescription Only: Themed Writing short story showcase on the theme of Hollow. To get us started is a piece with real heart from Hamish Spiers. Warning label: The following story is entirely a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, brands, media, events, etc. are either the product of […]

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Who cares about your self-expression?

The Age of Poetry, such as it was, has long since passed us by. The epic poem is dead, mythologies are now related via cinematic retellings and anime-style mash-ups, stories are told in tweets and unfinished, unpunctuated, ungrammatical social media posts. The fan girls and boys have taken over. Relaying how the Death Star was […]

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Final call: “Hollow” BPO

Due to some unforeseen circumstances we had to delay our By Prescription Only short story and essay (also poetry this time) showcase that was planned for late last year. We will now be running it this spring instead. The theme this time around will be “Hollow”, as announced. See the details below for more information […]

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A reminder: “Hollow” BPO

The fall tends to be a busy time but don’t forget about our upcoming By Prescription Only: Themed Writing showcase. This year we’re accepting poetry as well as the short stories and essays that we’ve focused on so far. The final deadline is the 14th of November but early submissions are very welcome. All of […]

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This year’s BPO

Welcome back after our summer break (winter break for our Southern Hemisphere friends, of course)! To get us started we want to begin by announcing our next BPO. Our By Prescription Only short story and essay showcase will run at the end of the year this time around and we’ve also decided to incorporate poetry […]

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Drinking Urine and Eating Livers, or “Oh no! What now?” by Andrew Oberg

The final work in our By Prescription Only: Themed Writing short story and essay showcase on the theme of Regret comes from me, Andrew Oberg. I basically throw a wrench into the whole works with this short essay that aims to cut regret open and take a look at what’s inside. I hope you enjoy […]

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Biscuit in the Lovespace by Nick Cody

This week in our current By Prescription Only: Themed Writing short story and essay showcase on the theme of Regret is a contribution from Nick Cody. Nick’s writing typically mixes a dash of high-level literary criticism with a pinch of salt-of-the-earth wisdom and two shakes of down home hilarity for added measure; on that score […]

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