She advanced one step, checked her watch. She needed to get home, make dinner for the family, and finish her story for the evening writing group.
‘An Evil Character’ was the prompt. She’d written the story but still needed a name. Nothing seemed to fit and she didn’t want to offend friends or family.
Finally, she reached the counter. The assistant couldn’t have been less helpful but Mandy smiled as she walked away.
I’ll call my character ‘Sandra’, she thought, recalling the assistant’s nametag.