My alter ego wrote a short story and is trying to flog it on Amazon.
It contains the lavatory references you’ve come to love from Haught Feelings, but it’s all wrapped up in a serious story about workplace boredom and that whole “an idle mind is the devil’s playground” thing.
It’s called ‘Waiting‘ and it takes the form of a Kindle Single, which is a short piece of writing that you can download straight to your Kindle, or to any device that you can get the Kindle app on.
Here’s an excerpt:
Waiting was becoming a bad habit for me. I’d discussed it with Penny Trentham from Social Media and she’d assured me I was “waiting for inspiration.” She was wrong for a change, although only by six letters – I was waiting for motivation.
“What’s my motivation here, David?” If only I were an actor and could reasonably ask such a question of my ‘director’.
How I wished I could put an end to these hours of inaction by standing up, striding to my manager’s office, entering without knocking, and simply rejecting the ‘role’:
“David, I’m just not feeling it. This isn’t working for me at all.”
Sometimes it was these preposterous little fantasies that got me through the day.
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