Get Free Copy

100 free copies left

This novel is limited to 100 free copies due to its part in Inkitt’s Novel Contest.

0
Free copy left
You can read our best books
Lonewritersclub would love your feedback! Got a few minutes to write a review?
Write a Review

Sweet Little Dan

By Lonewritersclub

Romance / Drama

Chapter 1

Dan was lounging in the dim lighted room, sitting on his bed and reading a book about human anatomy. He was tired of trying to find some kind of help from the internet, from people's tricks and tips which he wasn't sure if they were safe to use or even worked.

He had decided to start exploring the dusty looking human anatomy book that had been unused and -touched for God knows how long, in his bookshelf. He thought he might as well try to figure out some easy and fast ways himself by studying the human body. It could be that he would become a doctor after he was done searching, because the last few hours he had been reading the old book, he hadn't found yet any information for his problem. Maybe he was reading the wrong book. Maybe he should buy or borrow a book about psychology after all, since he didn't own one himself.

After two hours, he still hadn't found anything useful from his research and gave up. Maybe he wasn't meant to be thin. Maybe the universe was preventing that from happening somehow. Or at least making him go the hardest way. I guess starving is better than nothing. Even though they were exactly the same thing.

Dan got up and stretched his limbs. They had started to ache from sitting so long in one position. Perhaps he should start his diet by going for a run. Bet there's a park somewhere near their house. He had never really gone much out during his first months in London after he met up with Phil and became his flatmate. He was a bit afraid he might get lost and have to ask some creepy guy to help him get back to the flat and then (s)he would know where he lived.

He could have used the internet on his phone to use a map, but his phone was broken currently, which was terrible for him, because he didn't like missing calls like that. And he definitely wasn't going to bring the huge map of the world they had, with him outside. He probably wouldn't even be able to find the streets of London from it. Only seas and countries.

Dan huffed and ran his hand through the dark brown locks of hair and pushed his fringe that came all the way to his left side of his face, next to his eye, aside for a second. He wandered off to the lounge where he sat heavily onto the sofa. His laptop was placed next to him and he opened the London map from there and tried remember the street names correctly so he could go out and then come back home after the run instead of getting lost.

When he was done with that and dressing up, he yelled to his flatmate Phil that he would be back in a while. Phil came out of his room and gazed Dan up and down in the hallway for a moment.

"Are you going jogging or something? To the gym?" Phil asked bewildered while leaning next to the doorframe.

"Yeah, at the park", Dan answered simply and nodded his head. He then took his keys with him and opened the door, stepping out of the flat.

"See you later!" he quipped before shutting the door behind him and heard Phil say the same back. He run down the stairs, the many, many stairs instead of taking the easy way out, the lift.

Once down he began to run immediately towards the park. It was already getting dark and he didn't like to be alone in the dark, outside even if there were street lights on. He just felt uncomfortable.

An hour or so went by and Dan was breathing his lungs off and glistening lightly with sweat that made his shirt and collage pants stick to his body. He counted how much he had run and came to the conclusion of twelve kilometres. That was pretty good, wasn't it? For him it was at least. He ran back home after calming his breathing a little.

He hit the shower after drinking loads of water, and let the warm water cascade upon his body. He relaxed in it and let his thoughts make him think that he had done something right this time and he was heading in the right direction.

He dried himself off and put on his white, t-shirt and underwear, ready to go in bed even though it was only nine o'clock in the evening. Phil had only just ordered dinner for himself, when Dan told him he wasn't hungry and in a few minutes he would be eating it too. Dan hoped Phil wouldn't leave any leftovers in the fridge, because he wasn't sure if he could handle the temptation to them tomorrow.

He pulled his duvet on him and tried to relax more so he could get some sleep and wished he wouldn't have anymore nightmares now that he obeyed the voices in his head. He hoped they wouldn't torment him this night now that he had done the best he could.

This is also on deviantart, but don't worry I didn't steal it. It's because I am the author of this story in there too. I mean that we are the same person if you know what I mean. If don't believe me, then you can always just ask her/him (because I won't reveal my gender to you yet ;D) about it, and he/she will confirm it, because it's me.

So anyway, I didn't know I could do Phan fiction in here, didn't know it was an option in the categories. But now I have, I hope you enjoyed. I've got more chapters ready.

Continue Reading Next Chapter
Further Recommendations

jessiealexandrap: Truly loving the novel, each chapter presents itself greater than the one beforehand. I truly love the novel and give definate question to why it's not published of yet. The novel truly deserves great attention and all should read the beautiful story.

Alkira Joan: Great story, I found it hard to read especially the dialogue. You just need to fix up some spelling errors and the gramma .I enjoyed this book. was a little hard to get though.,.,..,.,.,,..,.,.,, , , , ,.,, , , , , , , ,., , ,.,,,,,

Jean Tryon: As a beta, I found this story outstanding!! Plot, grammar, phraseology, etc Rachel gives us it all. She takes the story into the future from where due South ends. She is an exacting and thoughtful author.

Mourn8220House: When first reading "Avarice," I thought it would be another fairytale but I was taken back the author's approach and choice of ending. There is little to be said for the story and overall plot besides the sudden twists and speculation, other than that I do not want to ruin a fantastic tale, you m...

Hudson: Your story was fantastic Erin! The Rising Sun was one of the first stories I read on Inkitt, and I have to say I don't regret the three to four days I spent pouring through the story.Probably the biggest strength I see in your writing is your characterisation of Eliana, Oriens, and the rest of th...

Katharine Southworth: I think this is an important love story. The author tackles the highs and lows of a romantic relationship and I truly empathized with both characters. As one descends into depression the other must find ways to cope with watching their loved one suffer. This is a heartbreaking struggle that I hav...

GeorgeS: The author has a VERY refreshingly direct writing style. Sometimes being punched in the gut (or nose, as the case may be) can be an excellent thing, indeed. Whatever may be lacking in subtlety is more than made up for in the diamond clarity of character development. I look forward to MORE. I c...

brettylee: The narrative is slick yet punchy. Life, Family and Friends I believe is the core message so it’s easy to relate to. It’s surprisingly action packed. The author does a good job at keeping you guessing. Just when you think all is right, whack, the unexpected happens. The dialogue is energetic and ...

CurlyRed: I read this entire book in just under 4 hours I COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN! i found myself emotionally attached to the characters and making personal connections that i had never experienced before while reading a book! I was constantly wanting to read more, every chapter left me on a cliff hanger tha...

More Recommendations

vanellesapp: It was so amazing to read this book each part was entertaining.It is that kind of love every body will like to have.I will have like the explanation on how they did it the first time to be more explicit but apart from that it is perfect

LouiseJ2: I enjoyed the detail you went into with regards to the case. It made the UNSUB appear believable. The crisis in the middle of the story was my favorite part, very dramatic but not over the top. I feel like sometimes pairings can be overdone but I liked that some of the relationships were a little...

rudyoxborough46: An action-packed, mystical adventure awaits anyone wishing to read this novel. I’m amazed at how well you’ve managed to flesh out the characters in this book, and I hope to read more of your work.I’ve read books about goblins and elves and all that mumbo-jumbo before, and most accounts of these c...

ericaporamoralcine: La trama es muy interesante y original y eso ya dice muchísimo cuando todos tratan de triunfar con ideas ya trilladas.No puedo opinar en detalle sobre la gramática, porque a pesar de entender el inglés a la perfección, la falta de uso en cuanto a lectura y diálogo hacen que me maneje bastante mal...

Jenn Deering: This is a go-to story for when you're needing a little happiness in your life. It's well-crafted, and characters are true to their show-selves. The pace is right, there are minimal grammatical errors, and the plot is fresh.