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#NaNoWriMo2014, handsome boy

[excerpt from day 27 of my NaNoWriMo2014 experience] I came back to the table with my beer and her cocktail, setting hers down before moving to sit across from her. “Uh… what do you think you’re doing, mister?” She lifted … Continue reading

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#NaNoWriMo2014: Handsome

The haircut kicked off a chain reaction of butchness, a butch-a-lanche if you will. After a few days of continuing to wear my ballcap, left it at home one day when I went to work.  I felt really exposed, as … Continue reading

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#NaNoWriMo2014, Day 17: The Velvet Kitty

[Excerpt from my novel in progress, Guys Like Us] The Truck Stop was one of many gay bars in town but there was only one that catered only to lesbians. The Velvet Kitty was the latest incarnation of a space … Continue reading

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#NaNoWriMo2014, Day 13 Excerpt: Blades

[Excerpt from my novel in progress, Guys Like Us] I used to whittle a lot when I was a kid.  I wasn’t very artistic about it, so the result was usually a piece of wood with a sharp point and … Continue reading

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#NaNoWriMo2014: Confidence in Chunky Boots

Excerpt from my novel in progress, Guys Like Us A couple of mornings later, I pulled on the boots I’d gotten at the thrift store, along with a button down shirt that my brother had left behind and the Carhart … Continue reading

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#NaNoWriMo2014, Day 5: It Was The Underwear?

This is an excerpt from my NaNoWriMo2014 work, adding to my novel in progress, Guys Like Us, starring Buddy Grayson.  Day 5’s writing centered on Buddy’s thoughts and memories of masculine identification throughout his life: . Though I didn’t feel … Continue reading

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Reader Questions: About NaNoWriMo…

Meridith asks: I’d love to hear more about how you commit to nanowrimo every year – how you make time while balancing family, work, etc., what motivates you to keep going, and how it’s different from your writing practice the … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2103, excerpt from Day 30… The End of Innocence

It’s hard at this point to remember how I got through those next few days.  I was doing a lot of compartmentalizing, numbing myself against the pain and trying not to see what I didn’t want to see.  And what … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013 Day 26 excerpt ….

More from my novel in progress, Guys Like Us from my NaNoWriMo 2013 daily writing… in this episode, Buddy and Desiree add something new to their sex life: She sat up and pushed me back against the door.  I stopped … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013, excerpt from Day 25

When I walked into the bar, I did a quick glance around to see if I knew anyone there.  Two twenty something guys at the pool table, nope.  The older couple talking to the bartender, nope.  A scattering of twos … Continue reading

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