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“.להדליק נר של שבת…”

Devoted couple Shulamit and Aviva begin their Shabbat by lighting the candles and wishing you all Shabbat Shalom! Read about them in A Harvest of Ripe Figs, recently announced a 2016 Bi Book Awards finalist, or in the short stories in Tales … Continue reading

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Goddess-worshippy fantasy novel where priestess loves chambermaid, saves nation

Prayer of the Handmaiden by Merry Shannon is actually the second book in a fantasy series, but since it’s about a completely different pair of women than the first one, just set in the same universe, you can start there like … 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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“The Artist and the Devil” – m/m short story released as part of new minizine Vitality

Introducing a new short story that I’m very pleased is included in the opening issue of Vitality‘s queer literary magazine! The Artist and the Devil is the story of Noah, a gay high school teacher who starts to wonder if the … Continue reading

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Even Kiddush is a magic show when there’s a wizard in the family

For non-Jews: this is Shabbat (Sabbath) dinner, and Queen Shulamit is blessing the wine. Isaac is a wizard with a flair for showing off, especially for Rivka, hence the telekinesis. Characters from The Second Mango drawn by kayaczek. Sequel Climbing … Continue reading

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Shabbat shalom!

“It’s Shabbat,” Shulamit suddenly realized out loud. Rivka muttered quietly in her own language in a cadence Shulamit took for counting out the days. “So it is. There’s our Shabbas candle…” “Where?” Shulamit felt smart for noticing Rivka’s usage of … Continue reading

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