Happy Hour by R.L. Nel

In the year that he has been our colleague, New Guy Damon has mostly kept to himself. He has never attended Friday Happy Hour.

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Seyi
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2 months ago

Hey Rachel, and how goes it? Very cool story, with your usual well rounded characters, and great dialogue. Every office needs a ‘Sandra’ I think but your one is great. She bounces off the pages and does the wing-man (woman?) thing really well. The dialogue flows really well, and I particularly liked the almost-embarrassing scene in the bar that you rounded the story off with. Well done with this, regards, and stay safe. Seyi

Deryn
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2 months ago

Hi Rachel – loved the ease of this and loved the ending – I have just started hiking with someone and his staffies so this was a perfect ‘meet cute’ scenario!! Lovely work dynamic between Sandra and the MC – nicely done!

C Alexis
Member
2 months ago

So clever — I had suspected, incorrectly, that the rivalry would be between the two female co-workers, but the Labrador is adorable. Keep writing. C Alexis

Amrita Sarkar
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2 months ago

Hi Rachel,
I was in splits at the end! 🙂 Always a Lab…they are simply adorable. I love how you have woven your story. Your characters and grip on their emotions produces the desired effect any time. I loved your protagonist. But I happen to like Sandra just a wee bit more. I loved her energy, it was infectious. Damon seems like a cute guy. I wonder how the hike will end up for them. This had all the elements of a rom-com. Loved it! Thank you for sharing!