Be My Eyes
olds believe they are invincible. They wake up each day thinking they have all the time in the world to travel, to get an education, to fall in love. Ruby Sewell isn’t most nineteen year olds. She wakes up every morning unable to see a
thing, her only goal to make it to the west coast before her time runs out.
Most twenty-six year olds don’t live life in a self-destructive spiral. They don’t engage in bar fights, scrape by on low-end jobs, or embroil in years-long battles with their parents. Cole Dixon isn’t most twenty-six year olds. Still reeling from an unforeseen blast five years earlier, he is down to his last chance with nowhere to go and no inclination to get
Against both their wills, they set off together on a journey that will define them both for the rest of their days.
This story started as a screenplay and resonated so deeply w/ myself and those who read it that I opted to adapt it into a novel as well.
Perhaps the most telling piece of advice I can give you on it? In the words of Mama Stevens, do NOT read after applying makeup…