Worthy, Part 50 (Final)

In late-October, Abigail receives an invitation for an interview at Emory Medical School scheduled for January. She once again consults Winn, who gives her an overview of what to expect.  "Your grades are exceptional, your MCAT was in the top percentile, and you have professional experience in a clinic, not to mention your extracurricular activities. … Continue reading Worthy, Part 50 (Final)

Worthy, Part 47

Abigail's recruiter follows through on his promise to set up a meeting between Abigail and his other client, Gloria Savage. After making sure both are okay with the idea, he texts each one the other's number. Abigail wrestles with the decision to call or wait to hear from Gloria. She lets a day pass before … Continue reading Worthy, Part 47

Worthy, Part 46

The office where Abigail will be working is in Chamblee, but for her initial orientation phase, she's stationed at the main office downtown for several days, until all her paperwork goes through. There, she takes all the required coursework, ethics, time charging, security awareness, and other topics, all designed to insure she's acknowledged every rule … Continue reading Worthy, Part 46

Worthy, Part 45

As apprehensive as Abigail is about working for Bickering Plummet, she's even more so about telling Genevieve. Cataloging corporate wrongs is a favorite pastime of her cousin's, none more so than Bickering. During a career day at one of her schools in Seattle, Genevieve was asked to present an essay about Bickering Plummet to honor … Continue reading Worthy, Part 45

Secrets, Lies, and Home Invasions 

  Travis Maudlin is a man of many quirks and peculiarities, much of which he keeps to himself, though some of his oddities can't be so easily contained. On more than one occasion, his coworkers have noted his habit of muttering to himself under his breath; his almost pathological refusal to use anyone's name in … Continue reading Secrets, Lies, and Home Invasions 

Freedom and Consequence Free Promotion (Ended)!

Note: This promotion has ended, but if people still would like to purchase the Kindle version of Freedom and Consequence, follow the link.Fifteen stories about people facing difficult choices, or dealing with the consequences of choices made. Just as every action has a reaction, every decision comes with a consequence. How will these people learn to … Continue reading Freedom and Consequence Free Promotion (Ended)!

Office Politics: Nelson Cabot

Nelson Cabot was an obscure man, living an obscure life, in an obscure section of Northeast Atlanta. A man of certain habits, he arose each morning at five-o-clock sharp, prepared the same breakfast of toast, poached eggs, ham, and coffee, and shaved, showered, and dressed with the same military regularity he'd practiced since his stint … Continue reading Office Politics: Nelson Cabot

The Miracle of the Magic Dollar

Carlton walked into the third-floor break room of the Atlanta offices of Bickering Plummet and approached the snack machine in the far corner. It was six-thirty in the afternoon and Carlton had been at his desk since seven-ten that morning, with no signs of his day ending anytime soon. Fortunately, for Carlton, the machine contained … Continue reading The Miracle of the Magic Dollar