‘Do you… do you think I’m worthless?’ David was close to sobbing, but he held it back as he often did. James always had the impression that his friend refused to cry in front of people in order to maintain some ridiculous sense of masculinity. Though he had observed over the years that such outdated… Continue reading Confidant Chapter Three (Part One)
Okay, so. I've been pretty enthusiastic with releasing Confidant so far and wanted to make a few things clear. First of all I want to respond to a few queries I've had and want to make clear that I will not be releasing the entire book here on this blog. I'll be uploading up to… Continue reading Releasing Schedule + Clearing the Air.
Tuesday afternoon seemed to have snuck up on James as he found himself knocking on the familiar office door with almost no idea of what to say. Doctor Dahlia Noore was the head of the psychology department of Lothian University, known jokingly by most of her students as some kind of highly intelligent witch or… Continue reading Confidant Chapter Two (Part Two)
It would be almost a week before James found any time to himself, time to just sit on his sofa and relax without feeling like he either needed to listen out for the door or go to bed. He looked at his phone for the tenth time in three minutes. James had heard nothing from… Continue reading Confidant Chapter Two (Part One)
Let’s talk about mental health. Let’s talk about everyone out there who puts on their best face for social media, who posts jokes and interesting occurrences that make their lives look better than it is. Let’s talk about those who believe everyone is happier and more successful than them. Let’s talk about those who compare… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Mental Health
James could hear Andy’s snoring while he mixed himself a hangover remedy from crushed up painkillers and a red berry smoothie. His hangover consisted of little more than a dull headache thanks to how slowly he’d been drinking in the three hours he and Andy had been talking. Andy had never been good at handling… Continue reading Confidant Chapter One (Part Two)
1. Charlotte sat at her favourite booth directly behind the main service area of The Regal. Upon arrival, two all too familiar thoughts entered James’ mind. The first was why Charlotte always chose to sit at the only table out of sight of the bar staff where they couldn’t get direct service. The second… Continue reading Confidant Chapter One (Part One) (Updated)