A character starts receiving anonymous tips that help they excel at their job, but the tips start to become increasingly invasive...
But then one day, the daily emails started to get weird. "I don't like it when you wear your hair up," it said. Carla looked around quickly, as though to catch the writer of the emails in the act, but of course all she saw was her fellow day traders going about their business. Slowly, hesitantly, she began to take her hair down. It was a weird message to receive, and really over the line, but she ...
He wasn’t sure if he would ever be ok.
And he was ok with that.
The tips got weirder. More specific.
At first he welcomed them, but as time went on, he began to wonder if he would be better off without them altogether.
What he didn’t know, was that things were about to get a lot more twisted....
“Haven’t you ever heard of a day job?” Dad asked. “Listen to me. Take this job. See how it goes. Make some money until your singing career takes off. Do this for me. Please.”
So here I was, sitting at an actual desk, in an actual office, wearing an actual skirt—an infuriatingly uncomfortable skirt. I grabbed the edge of my pencil skirt and tried to move it into a more comfortable position. Then, ...
Notes saying Robert aced each task at work were great at first. He basked in the glory that came with notes that said he was the best Courtesy Associate his Walmart had ever seen. It’s not often he was noticed for anything. The change of pace filled him with energy each morning; waking up with purpose put a spring in his step. And then he found a note on his bed. It read “Great work out there toda...
A girl named Michelle works at a shop called Waters Love. She just started working there, and it is the most difficult job that she has ever worked. Usually, she figures out the job in a week or two at most, but it’s been a month and a half, and she still has no clue what she’s doing. But then one day, she gets a coffee delivered to her during her lunch. The note gives her advice on how to do her ...
Brooklynn was about to start 10th grade and in her family when they get to that age they must get a job. So when she starts her application it was getting a little late and she was still stuck she looks at her phone the clock reads 2:57 am, “Dang it’s getting late!” Brooklyn sighed, when she it about to go to sleep she heard a ding.
Brooklyn grabbed her phone, and read the ...
Organic free range eggs,18
bone broth for Sweetie
Natalie considered her list in self checkout line. Imagine having to cash yourself out and waiting in line to do it. She thumbed through the magazine racks. Who would have thunk it? Natalie thought, I remember when they had real cashiers and magazines. A fluffy ginger kitten hanging from a tree smiled up at her. It was a mindfulness journ...
In New York 1999 at a Pizza Place, Bion kept receiving notes on how to get better money from someone he didn’t know but almost every second another one came and it was hard to do his job. So when he got home from his job he tried to stop it but it wouldn’t work. The next day he went to the police about it and they got to it as soon as possible. The first place the police looked was the mall. The...
“She has a knife in her drawer,” the random email said.
I didn’t question it. I stood up and bolted towards the door.
“Hey,” Carey yelled, “Will you grab me a coffee from the lounge.”
“Um, sure, ya, no problem,” I said trying to sound like I didn’t think I was about to get killed.
But I had no intention of coming back. Ever.
And I wasn’t about to go home either. I was just going to run....
(A bit of prompt)
My mind it taking over
- are you sure your doing that right
- that looks bad
- why would u say that
- do better
- what’s with your face
- your nose is big
-you can’t draw
-that outfit is horrible
My mind is taken over...
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