Are You Normal? Ask Cosmo

Judy's office was filled with noise. The presentation for corporate was closing in-- four days, six hours-- and no one could sit still. No one was promised anything, but one word kept passing between people like a secret. Promotion. It was a typical word to hear on the eve of a huge presentation, but it …

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An Agreement of Brick and Mortar

Will and Lila told each other everything. Whether not they always listened was another issue. They lay in bed, a few sheets separating them. "Tell me about your day," Will said. "Nothing too exciting. Work, returning some things to Selfridge's. How was yours?" Will rustled the covers so he could lay on his side and …

Private Lessons

I’ve just walked into a conversation I’m not meant to hear. “I’m considering coming back for my Master’s. I could work under you.” Through the glass panel of his office door, I see Charles facing a young brunette, the one eager for advanced education. I worry that she’s prettier than me.                 I knock loudly.                His …