Summer [NOOK Book]

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Rain again. “Where have the long golden days of summer gone?” Sally said to herself. Another damp morning dressing for work, whilst getting ready to go to a job she hated. Indoors from eight until five o’clock, she hardly saw any of the great British summer; all but for the half an hour, it took her to walk to work and then the same home again. It meant she got in about five thirty unless something held her up, like shopping for her single microwavable meals.
Sally hated getting...

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Summer

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Overview

Rain again. “Where have the long golden days of summer gone?” Sally said to herself. Another damp morning dressing for work, whilst getting ready to go to a job she hated. Indoors from eight until five o’clock, she hardly saw any of the great British summer; all but for the half an hour, it took her to walk to work and then the same home again. It meant she got in about five thirty unless something held her up, like shopping for her single microwavable meals.
Sally hated getting soaked before she had even started her working day. If she was lucky she thought, perhaps the journey home will be different; at least that was a plus, the British changeable weather! Grey days made her feel so low so a bit of sunshine would be welcome to lift her spirits.
Work… Her day of work was in a large warehouse, which had no windows, anywhere. The air conditioning left her cold and in the winter, it was worse. The heating was useless, but she needed the work so she had to grin and bear it and get used to being in a cold environment. It made her bones ache but what was she to do in these uncertain times?

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940044726086
  • Publisher: Stephanie Fletcher
  • Publication date: 7/6/2012
  • Series: Novella's and Short Stories , #1
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 488,958
  • File size: 349 KB

Meet the Author

Biography (29 10 2012)I am a Mother and best friend to three girls. I truly love my life and every person who has ever touched it with unconditional love, and I am grateful for all their support in my endeavours. I am now a grandmother for the first time in October 2012 and I am sure inspiration will come for some children's stories! I have a website for publishing my writing and poetry. The web link is stephanie-fletcher.co.ukI started writing seriously after having a traumatic event in my life and having a nervous breakdown to boot. My physical and mental health suffered greatly and now six years later, hand on heart, I can honestly say I am not the self-driven OCD perfectionist I was before.I had a spiritual enlightenment, counselling, and time, lots of time on my hands. I could have quit, and sank deeper into depression but I didn't. I am lucky enough to have three wonderful caring and considerate daughters who witnessed my decent into hell and back, and a family who never left my side. I pulled myself up by my bootstraps and hit life head on again like the Taurean bull I am.I had always written a journal of sorts, spasmodically, and the days of staring into thin air became times of inspiration. At first I was scared to show others my work. The last thing I needed was criticism that cuts you to the soul. I needn't of worried, only but a few people gave me critique that knocked my confidence and I began to grow as a writer.I am not very well educated, only secondary school and college at forty doing a creative writing course and gaining a certificate in counselling skills. I read a lot, anything and everything and I take notes everywhere, for use later in my work. I collect idioms and sayings, inspirational quotes etc and they all help. A voice recorder is handy for those nighttime ideas and I also read my work out loud, recording them and then playing back, as it is easier to see where something doesn't work. I have a programme called ‘dragon speak’ which types up my recordings and saves a lot of frustrating keyboard time, which does my arthritis no good! I like to do my original work long hand so I have a lot of A5 notebooks needing attention.Writing is never dull, or a job, I enjoy everyday I spend writing and often surprise myself at what comes out. I am now attempting my first Novel, called ‘Time Tells Tales’, a synopsis is on my website and the first book of the five tales is published as an e-book on Smashwords.com and is called ‘Alfred's Tale - Dead in a Ditch’. I have three collections of poetry and two short, novella type stories available as well, one of which is free, so go help your self to a copy!
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 8, 2012

    Boring

    Sally is a lonely young woman who hates her job and her life. An encounter with a stranger seemingly changes her outlook on life. 50 pages of boredom. Nothing happens in this book. Horrible.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted November 30, 2012

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