For Snippet Saturday, enjoy this second chapter of Unclichéd, Kevin’s story!
“She still does it, huh?” I ask when I spot the green card with “Sunday”, bold and centered, leaning against the bedroom window. We’re here to take Claire’s gran to lunch, and heading up the landscaped path to her cottage in this retirement complex.
“Yeah, she does. I keep trying to get her to put the wrong day up but she won’t have any of it.”
I raise my sunglasses and give Claire my best mock-reproachful stare. “God, you’re an awful human being.”
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Ever wanted to get into Kevin’s head? Now you can! Here’s the first chapter Unclichéd, the story of Cliché from Kevin’s POV!
Unclichéd – Chapter 1
“Kevin, did you hear what I just said?”
I look up from where I’m staring unseeing at the script I’m supposed to be reading and try to focus on what Savannah’s saying. I’m distracted today and restless and the reason is that in less than an hour, I’ll be seeing Claire again. The last three months in Nepal felt like three years. Don’t get me wrong. The place is stunning but not being able to speak to Claire is its own form of hell. Three months is the longest we’ve ever been apart. Claire grounds me—she gives me a home, even though I live in California and she lives in South Africa, and when I’m away from her for too long, I get jittery.
I tell myself it’s because she’s the only person that gets me. And she is. Being an actor with my life constantly in the limelight has shown me just how important my friendship with Claire is. She’s the one person I can be myself with. Well, other than my brother, Brandon, and Claire’s Gran, but she gets me on a completely different level and for the next month, I’ll be “home” and I can’t fucking wait.
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