Category: writing

Why does it take 20 emails?

Despite all my writing digressions in the social media world, I like written workplace documents to be straight to the point. Actually, not only written documents but verbal reports as well. They can be humorous. They can be witty. They can contain an illustrative anecdote. But they should […]

Maudlin wallpaper

The timer keeps sounding. Tick tick tick. If that is how an alarm sounds. How did we first come to describe a clock’s sound that way? Not that it matters. Sound is sound. And repetitive sound just goes round and round. Annoyingly so. The dog, meanwhile, is underfoot […]

The keeper of the secrets

She thought it would only be one secret. But, alas there were many. Too many and her head was spinning. The secrets were half-truths, vicious plans, and stupid paranoia all wrapped into day-to-day life. How they all continued in that disgusting bubble was beyond her. But she knew […]