Tag Archives: m/m

“Gone, Gone, Gone”: Teenage boys fall in love while coping with 2002 Beltway sniper

One of my favorite genres is “queer characters earning their happy endings by clawing their way through non-queer-specific trauma.” In other words, reducing homophobia to background microaggressions while pinning the Antagonist badge on something straight characters could have dealt with, … Continue reading

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Billionaire romance: indulge your “what if Steve Jobs was nice” fantasy, w/young trans love interest

A Boy Called Cin by Cecil Wilde is a luscious piece of wish-fulfillment in which a character who is basically the amiable, generous, bisexual nerd-programmer-billionaire (that probably has Steve Jobs as his Mirror Universe Evil Twin) falls for a bratty young … Continue reading

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To Summon Nightmares: trans paranormal thriller

To Summon Nightmares by J. K. Pendragon in one sentence: (mostly secular) bi Jewish trans man vs. his new gentile boyfriend’s Scary Past with the Occult. I don’t read a whole lot of horror/paranormal/urban fantasy, so as an outsider there … Continue reading

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“The Artist and the Devil”: my m/m romance short story

Originally published in Vitality’s mini-zine in October 2014, The Artist and the Devil is now available for 99¢ from Amazon Kindle! Both leads are men in their 40’s, and it’s of special interest to those of us with an interest … Continue reading

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Prince loves prince! “The Rules of Ever After”, a well-constructed gay fairy tale romp

I feel like I keep inventing microgenres and subgenres within fantasy, because of the way my own books don’t sort neatly into the existing ones. What I write is not, for the most part, “epic fantasy”, in that I don’t always … Continue reading

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“If Only For One Nite” – uplifting Black gay fiction from the late 90’s

I found If Only For One Nite by James Earl Hardy by accident while wandering the shelves at my local library, and since I’m interested in reading 1. LGBT lit and 2. romance that isn’t about well-to-do white Protestants, I eagerly grabbed it … Continue reading

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Think of England: Edwardian gay suspense novel with Jewish romantic interest

If Alfred Hitchcock had made a movie where one of the two leads was an effeminate gay Sephardic Jew – snarky, intelligent, dark-eyed and handsome – and then invited us, the audience, to love him and root for him – … Continue reading

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