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May 20, 2024 68 mins

Join us as pharmacist Miffie Seideman talks about her new book from Indiana University Press, "The Grim Reader: A Pharmacist's Guide to Putting Your Characters in Peril," a great resource for fiction writers who would like to bring a bit more accuracy to their drug-related scenes. Jennifer and Miffie talk about the most egregious errors that show up in books and movies (provoking eye rolls from experts) and how more accurate scenes would result in better and less clichéd writing. We also discuss some notable oddities, such as psychedelic parenting, body packing, belladonna, and the real dangers of alcohol-related games. A fascinating episode for writers and readers alike.

Miffie's excellent book:
https://www.press.jhu.edu/books/cart?domain=iupress.org

Miffie's website where she offers additional information about drugs, writing, and triathlons, and will even answer questions:
https://miffieseideman.com/

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