Talk Like a Man

Talk Like a Man

A novel in the works by yours truly. Fiction set in our world, about a teenage girl's life after she takes her father's advice about how to simplify everything by changing the way she talks to people and interacts with them.

Talk Like a Man - Chapter 2 (1st draft)

30 May 2020 7 minute read 1 comment tipplenurkey

I made it through the next two days without any trouble from Brittany. Thursday at lunch, however, I got my first chance to put what Dad told me into practice. I managed to find an empty table and sat down with my tray. Before I could even open my so...

Talk Like a Man - Chapter 1 (1st draft)

30 May 2020 9 minute read 0 comments tipplenurkey

“God, I hate Monday,” I thought as I rolled out of bed and got dressed for school. High school is hard enough for normal people, but for me it’s an absolute nightmare. “Mom,” I asked as she brushed my hair, “can I please just be home-schooled? Please...

Talk Like a Man - Prologue (rough draft 1)

30 May 2020 3 minute read 0 comments tipplenurkey

   Okay, ladies and gentlemen, my primary purpose for being here is to share drafts from the book I'm writing and get feedback from the community.  The current working title for the book is Talk Like a Man.  The book is a first-person story about a t...