New Releases: Two gay holiday romances from Asta Idonea to celebrate Christmas and the New Year

Asta Idonea is one of my go-to writers for stories that make me smile. They’re fun and engaging, and even when she uses familiar tropes or character types as a basis, she always brings a fresh angle so that I never feel bored or like I’ve read the story somewhere else before. She has two new contemporary gay short stories out from NineStar Press this holiday season, and each is just 99¢ in the United States. Read on to learn more! … Read more

Rainbow Snippets: Rob Rosen tells a hilarious tale of a friendly alien invasion

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In “Close Encounter of the Three-way Kind” by Rob Rosen, the arrival of aliens from another galaxy results in a dwindling international supply of candy corn. But despite taking over two continents, they’re not as interested in invasion as consensual exploration. Read on for a snippet from this quirky erotic comedy. … Read more

Rainbow Snippets: A werewolf in chains

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“When The Big Moon Shines” by Carl Redlum is the story of Henry, a college student intent on hunting down the man who turned him into a werewolf. The gay couple next door seem like they might be able to help—or maybe they’re trying to get in the way. Here’s a snippet. … Read more

Exclusive Myths, Moons & Mayhem excerpt on Louise Lyon’s blog

Thanks to author Louise Lyons for featuring an excerpt from Greg Kosebjorn’s “Squatchin’,” one of the stories in Myths, Moons, and Mayhem, on her blog earlier this week. It’s the story of a young gay couple who get more than they were bargaining for when they go out for a weekend of Bigfoot-hunting in the Pacific Northwest. Here’s the tiniest teaser: … Read more

Author Interview: A.M. Leibowitz on LGBTQIA spirituality and Keeping the Faith

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I’m delighted to have A.M. Leibowitz on my blog today to talk about their new book, Keeping the Faith, the third book in the Faithfully Yours series published by Supposed Crimes. A.M. and I have a lot in common, both being deeply interested in religion and LGBTQIA spiritual journeys, and that’s the focus of the Faithfully Yours series as well. … Read more

Four easy online editing tools for writers

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When you’ve revised your story so many times you can no longer see its flaws, online copyediting software can help. Here are four of the best for writers. … Read more

Land of the Book Fairies gives Myths, Moons, and Mayhem four stars!

Eddy LeFey over at Land of the Book Fairies reviewed Myths, Moons, and Mayhem earlier this week and immediately won me over with this tidbit: Unlike some people, it seems, I enjoy a good short story, especially if it comes packaged with stories from multiple authors. Variety is the spice of life after all. That right there … Read more