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Flash Fiction Challenge: Choose Your Random Sentence

Flash Fiction Challenge: Choose Your Random Sentence (courtesy of terribleminds)

The challenge is to write a story based on a sentence spewed out by this sentence generator.

“THE HYPOTHETICAL RECIPIENT COMPROMISES THE DIAGNOSIS”

October 15, 1995

I stole some medical records from my primary care physician today.

Actually, I am sleeping with a nurse at the office and convinced her to photocopy the medical record of a recently diseased patient which she readily obliged in that tingly, after-sex fog that so definitively suspends our faculties.

I just put in my two weeks, she told me. So what do I care?

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Wednesday Write-in #24: Emergency Care or Along for the Ride

Wednesday Write-in #24 @ CAKE.shortandsweet

Prompts: cookie dough  ::  greeting  ::  slippery slope  ::  tin can  ::  bloom

EMERGENCY CARE OR ALONG FOR THE RIDE

The volunteer greeter at the hospital wasn’t very engaging, the old bag, so I focused my eyes on the Hyacinth bloom on the table while I listened to her direct me toward the Emergency Room.

“Through those doors and to the right, then a left, then another right. You can’t miss it. This whole first floor is like one big square, you know. So if you miss it the first time, you’ll get there eventually if you just keep walking.”

She smiled.

A slippery first step onto one of the more treacherous slopes I’m aware of.

That was at 9:00am.

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