Recent college grad Jill Black is stuck in a menial, exhausting, dead-end job. Inspired by her boyfriend, Jack, Jill looks into becoming a Blackjack player as a way out of retail.
This is the first story in the "Blackjack Jill" series from author Mark Moore. Told in first-person perspective, follow Jill's adventures as she experiences the highs and lows of work and love in this comedic, dramatic, and romantic short-story series.
Short story: 3,068 words. Some mild adult content.
Mark Moore was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1978. He moved to Florida when he was 7 years old.
Mark grew up on 1980s cartoons and, in the late 1990s, discovered anime, which has been his obsession ever since.
In his free time (meaning when not writing or working as a retail clerk), Mark enjoys watching anime, superhero movies, action heroine movies, and various cartoons. He also plays video games and fan-edits films.
Mark writes in various genres, ranging from fantasy to sci-fi to dramedy, usually starring a female protagonist. His preferred format is short-story series, which are usually episodic in nature but containing a larger overall plot.