The Illustrated Woman

Hunt & Peck Parable #28 of 31

I had seen the office in passing when I applied for the position but today was my first day in it. The manager apologized for the messy disorder and left me to rearrange the area and toss whatever I wanted.

Nobody permanent had worked in this space for almost two years. Temps and interns came and went and Daniel, the illustrator who did the cover for the magazine, came in the last weekend of the month to do some finalizing work and meet with the editor to make sure the visual elements were just right. I had assured…



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