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  • "Dr. Coffee's Pill" was originally written for a college class. An assignment for which the author recieved an "A" with the professor's comment, "Brilliant!"


  • In Valerie Clark's cover image, each of the artists who feature in the story are presented in an style that does homage to their work.


  • During the hectic Kindle conversion process for the Third Edition, the aknowledgment to Dr. Mary Northcut, who made the assignment that led to the story, was accidentally left off. It was posted on the Web site for posterity and is to be included in any future edition that may be designed as well.

Publication History

  • "Dr. Coffee's Pill" was published as a free PDF e-book thorugh on December 4, 2004.


  • The second edition paperback of the story was published in August 2005.


  • A third edition was published in both Kindle e-book and paperback formats on May 9, 2012. The paperback was made available exclusively through via

Earlier Editions

Currently unavailable
1st Edition - PDF E-Book

For the Bookshelf!
2nd Edition - Paperback

Current Edition

3rd Edition - Kindle E-Book

For the bookshelf!
3rd Edition - Paperback

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