It saps your energy, self-esteem and motivation.
It can be shouting or angry tirades, but it can also be:
- passive-aggressive put-downs
- outright insults (whether said quietly or with deliberate anger) 1,665 more words
Most people who have ever worked anywhere with more than a handful of employees has probably had the unfortunate experience of working with a greedy and/or manipulative asshole who frequently used and abused their colleagues to get ahead. 425 more words
This morning, I awoke with my nose plastered against my mint green, Hermes typewriter. The Swiss machine carries the scent of cigars which, oddly enough, helped lull me to sleep. 1,896 more words
You have a hero. He/she is awesome. Your beta readers love him/her.
You have a villain. Unfortunately, your beta readers find him/her murky and hard to believe, so they don’t really understand your story. 818 more words