A friend who is burdened with everyone's secrets and no outlet of her own until now. She passes the batton to you as a way of relieving the pressure of the burden she bares for the sake of her friendships. The book contains three short stories about friendships, relationships, love and deception and how the characters handle each situation while having one link to connect them all in the story teller.
J Elliott-Howard is a native of New York, New York. She holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. She has had a successful career in corporate America. A divorced mother of two adult children and a grandmother of three. Enjoys photography and water color painting. She had been known to always see her glass as half-full instead of empty. She had a very interesting way of relating to people and her peers always seem to gravitate to her idealism. She has always been told that she ought to be an author based on her delivery methods of good, bad or indifferent news. She always manages to keep herself and those around centered in thought and action. In addition to writing she runs a blog called Janice's Take On It at www.janiceelliotthoward.com. Her newest project is a podcast called "Thoughts in the Car" that can be found at soundcloud.com/jyhoward or in the iTunes store.
A real friend will tell you when you are making a mistake whether you like it or not. The trick is to be able to shield yourself from the backlash because we all know that the truth hurts and those same friends will lash out at you. Can you be helpful without being hurtful? Sometimes the help and the hurt go hand in hand.
The Confidant Tells
They really are good people once you get to know them but the choices that they have made sometimes gives me pause.