If and when I write my third Kevin book.
The Evolution of Kevin
It’s four months past my goal date. Spent 3 months trying to create the hardcover. Finally hired a Fiverr artist to collate my art and the template. Took her one day. 😛
The sun started to go down and they headed home.
“Want to work on the rainforest project tomorrow after school?” Lily asked.
“Yes! That’ll be fun!”
After eating dinner, Kevin worked on his homework. He didn’t even think of his channel, subscriptions, likes, or dislikes.
Focusing on his math, he understood it and completed all of his homework. Fatigued, he fell into an easy, deep sleep.
“And look over here!” Lily motioned him over.
There, lying in the grass, was a baby elephant napping in the grass.
They reached the creek. The sky was blue, the air was crisp, and birds were singing in the trees.
“Kevin, come, look.”
He peered into the water. There were tadpoles in the creek..
Kevin’s spirits lifted and he felt excited again.
Well?” Kevin pushed.
Lily put her food down.
“You might start with asking yourself why the opinion of strangers means so much more to you than your own opinion of yourself.”
Kevin was speechless.
Kevin joined Lily for lunch at her house. They ate in silence until…
“Nothing’s going right,” Kevin moaned.
Lily waited for him to continue.
“My grades are in the toilet, my YouTube channel is in the toilet and I am in the toilet!”
Lily looked him in the eyes and listened.
Kevin wanted her to say something, but he realized that there was nothing for her to say.
“What do you think I should do?”
“Are you feeling Ok?” asked Mr. Dennis.
“No, not really,” Kevin replied weakly.
“You didn’t do well on the test, Kevin. That’s not like you.”
“I know and I feel terrible. I didn’t study. I really messed up.”
Edgy from lack of sleep, low in energy from poor diet, and frustrated with himself, Kevin sulked.