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Preview — The Agency by Erin Ann McBride
by Erin Ann McBride (Goodreads Author)
This is the mostly true story of what it was really like to work for Patty Malone at the Blue Agency, "a cutting-edge, Web 2.0, marketing and advertising firm offering the latest in digital services to advanced technology companies.” Names have been changed to protect the identify of the innocent people who worked at the mercy of the Wicked Witch of Marketing. Between the ...more
Kindle Edition, 85 pages
Published June 6th 2012 by Baby Duck Books
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Short novella that was a quick and easy read! My heart hurt with frustration with the things that she and her coworkers had to endure due to a crazy boss! The author did a good job on educating the reader on some of the aspects of working for an advertising agency. I felt bad for the main character as she was taken advantage of in so many ways, for instance not getting paid and having the boss lady lie and deceive throughout! As I have been going through a stressful work situation in recent mont ...more
Because I knew Erin McBride as a child I followed her when she began writing in Meridian Magazine. When I saw that her newest novel, You Heard It Here First was available for Kindle, I bought it, as well as this novella, The Agency. Even though I've been married for 47 years and have had the same job, and honest, funny, and forthright boss for 29 years, I appreciate the witty writings of Erin about dating and working woes. (Reminiscent of the funny and woeful The Nanny Diaries.) I think I'll go ...more