God I love Jessica/Jess, she takes a lickin and gives one right back, and based on this first part she doesn't have any clue that Michael is upset that Dan hired a woman.
I hope she doesn't have a chip on her shoulder about being a woman in a man's job. Most writers have the heroine being defensive about that sort of thing.
Aris I love the way you have Jess make wise cracks without it being on purpose, brilliant writing, ooh I love the banter....
"You're a woman."
"That's the way it usually works. If you're not one, you're the
I can't wait for my copy, ooh I just can't wait. I like to be able to laugh out loud when I read, and I have to tell you, the people around me thought I was crazy.