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In the spotlight is Rapture

Michael is a teenaged boy, he’s just trying to get through school, but it’s never as simple as that. Michael is gay and Catholic. 81 more words

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“The Stone of Sacrifice” by Jeff Mann from The Touch of the Sea (Lethe Press, 2012). Edited by Steve Berman.

American Ewan McDonald has come to Scotland’s Outer Hebrides to do research, work on some writing, and get in touch with his ancestors.  226 more words

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“The Bloated Woman” by Jonathan Harper from The Touch of the Sea (Lethe Press, 2012). Edited by Steve Berman.

It took me a little while to warm up to this story and the end felt disjointed, but man, oh man, the middle is filled with revelations that are like punches to the gut. 360 more words

Writing

Banned Books #5 - Annie On My Mind by Nancy Garden with Chrissi Reads and Luna's Little Library

What’s it all about?:

“If you don’t put that ring on this minute, I’m going to take it back,” Annie whispered in my ear. She leaned back, looking at me, her hands still on my shoulders, her eyes shining softly at me and snow falling, melting, on her nose. 1,195 more words

Book Reviews

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“The Calm Tonight” by Matthew A. Merendo from The Touch of the Sea (Lethe Press, 2012). Edited by Steve Berman.

Oh, I loved this story, and I was buoyed (no pun intended) by the fact that, just like the preceding story, it’s an uplifting tale. 211 more words

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“Time and Tide” by ‘Nathan Burgoine from The Touch of the Sea (Lethe Press, 2012). Edited by Steve Berman.

This is what I’m talking about. You will remember, I hope, that just a few days ago I was lamenting the fact that the teenaged main character in this author’s story, “Filth”, was the recent victim of attacks by a homophobic father (Short Stories 265/251), and at the story’s end I was left worrying about his future. 367 more words

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“Ordinary Mayhem” by Victoria A. Brownworth from Night Shadows: Queer Horror (Bold Strokes Books 2012). Edited by Greg Herren and J.M. Redmann.

This isn’t a short story, it’s a novella. 351 more words

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