What I’m Working on Now: a Random Selection from Novel-in-Progress

What I’m Working on Now: a Random Selection from Novel-in-Progress

Written today…

Aaron woke to an insistent tapping on his arm and a small voice saying, “Can we watch another one? Can we?”

Startled, he glanced at the clock: 4:40. Holly would be there within a couple hours. “I think we can do that,” he said. “Until your mom gets here.”

He felt a little guilty for falling asleep on the job, but as he was changing the movies, Nick surprised him — and nearly knocked him over — by throwing himself at Aaron and squeezing him tight. It was what Holly called his “aggressive form of love” and it touched Aaron in a way that he wasn’t ready to analyze…

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