Roofer

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Humor  |  House: Booksie Classic


A roofer looks back on his life and how he got to where he is now.

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Chapter 1

Submitted: February 02, 2018

Thwack! The nail lodged itself firmly into the wooden board. After twenty years it was still satisfying. I sat back and looked around m... Read Chapter

Chapter 2

Submitted: February 04, 2018

“Hey Bruce!” Jerry shouted. I looked up to see my partner climbing the ladder up to the roof where I was sitting.   ... Read Chapter

Chapter 3

Submitted: February 06, 2018

I got into my tiny bed and squeezed in next to my wife. I stared up at the ceiling, trying to count the cracks spider webbing across th... Read Chapter

Chapter 4

Submitted: February 08, 2018

I sat down in a wobbly plastic chair and looked up at the presentation board. Emma and I had just sat down in the cafeteria of Long Gro... Read Chapter

Chapter 5

Submitted: February 10, 2018

“Emma, are you okay?” I asked gently as I lay next to her in bed once again. “You’ve seemed kinda distant lately.” She lo... Read Chapter

Chapter 6

Submitted: February 12, 2018

I sat next to my wife at the bank as we applied for a loan. It was not the best choice, but we needed something to pay the rent until s... Read Chapter

Chapter 7

Submitted: March 04, 2018

“Alright Aiden, are you sure you want to do this?” I asked playfully. “It could be scary.” “I can do it!” my son said, ... Read Chapter

Chapter 8

Submitted: March 05, 2018

“Oh hey Jerry.” I said, moving over to make space for my partner. I was sitting on the top of a client’s house, waiting for mor... Read Chapter

Chapter 9

Submitted: April 28, 2018

I sat at my laptop, the screen lighting up my face in a light blue glow. It was about midnight, and I was still up. My wife and my son ... Read Chapter

Chapter 10

Submitted: June 12, 2018

“How are you doing honey?” Emma asked, in an unusually upbeat tone. “Um, I’m doing good.” I replied confusedly. “You soun... Read Chapter

Chapter 11

Submitted: July 09, 2018

“So how’s the new job going?” I asked Jerry with only a hint of bitterness in my voice. We sat at the local bar, The Stop, as... Read Chapter

Chapter 12

Submitted: July 10, 2018

I walked nervously onto the campus, keeping my head down, for fear that somebody would recognize me. I was trying to apply to Humphreys... Read Chapter

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