Confidant (Flash Fiction)

Quiet music plays in the background. It’s a self-made compilation of slow funk and soul music with a smattering of jazz-fusion. My ears register that a Donald Byrd track is currently playing, though my attention is primarily drawn the way of the other person in the room who is talking. They’re talking great sense. I … Continue reading Confidant (Flash Fiction)

Dead End now available for FREE on smashwords.com

I interrupt usual programming by bringing you news about my first long running story here on Paul.E.Bailey’s World. Some of you may remember that I used Dead End as a dummy run to publish on pronoun.com last year. It didn’t go too well and sold only two copies. I expected no less as I didn’t … Continue reading Dead End now available for FREE on smashwords.com

Find Me a Find – Chapter Thirteen

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. The mirror was far from Niall’s best friend at that moment as he gave himself yet another once over. His clothes looked alright and his dark brown hair was stylishly combed over, though there was little he could do about his average at best countenance. Work … Continue reading Find Me a Find – Chapter Thirteen

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 11 (Rules)

Catch up with all previous additions to this series by clicking here. Rules are a part of life. They’re there and we either stick by them or run the risk of serious reproach (and worse) if we don’t. The claim will always be that rules are there to protect us and whatever it is that the … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 11 (Rules)

Find Me a Find – Chapter Eleven

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. It took just a few minutes for Niall to comprehend the potential hole he’d dug for himself once he awoke. He was supposed to be taking a break from Fiona to consider their situation and what he wanted to do. Instead, within hours of calling the … Continue reading Find Me a Find – Chapter Eleven

Find Me a Find – Chapter Four

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. There was no time wasted as Niall totally switched up his style. He even changed how his C-MAC profile read. Where he’d originally provided paragraphs of information about himself, he reduced it to just a few lines in order to add an air of mystery. He … Continue reading Find Me a Find – Chapter Four

Find Me a Find – Chapter Three

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. Driving was proving difficult to concentrate on and Niall had to pull over so he could get his head together. He wasn’t sure what had gone so wrong, but it had. On the face of it, the second date with Kelly was a success again. However, … Continue reading Find Me a Find – Chapter Three

Eyes on Her (Flash Fiction)

Check out the first story, Eyes on Me, by clicking the link. I see her again. She’s on the dancefloor now with her two friends. They’re both very pretty girls. At least they would be if not for the trowelled-on makeup and fake hair. That really doesn’t do anything for me. That’s exactly why the … Continue reading Eyes on Her (Flash Fiction)

Find Me a Find – Chapter Two

Click on the link to catch up with Chapter One. The drive was a fairly long one. The satnav beeped every so often to give the directions to Niall’s destination; interrupting the music he had playing. The excitement was palpable. After agreeing to meeting up on Thursday night, he and Kelly had been in constant … Continue reading Find Me a Find – Chapter Two

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – A Little Help from Myself…

Hello friends, bloggers and nosey people who pop by to spy on how my life is going. You know you’re out there… Okay, I’ll get right to the crux here. A while back (November 2nd 2016 to be precise), I typed up a post named A Little Help from Your Friends... where I called out those … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – A Little Help from Myself…