Act One, Wish One by Mindy Klasky
Approx. 102,440 words.
Published on November 20, 2013.
(Previously released as How Not to Make a Wish.) Stage manager Kira Franklin discovers a brass lamp complete with a wish-granting genie. Her first wish is easy – a job on a prestigious avant-garde production of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Soon Kira wonders how many wishes she'll need to succeed in that dream job, especially with her love life in the balance!