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  1. Lost in Manchester

    By stuyounger, in Fiction. 05/31/2018 (Updated: 06/18/2018)

    Manchester 2009. Adam, 25, has just broken up with his long term boyfriend and moves to the city despite knowing nobody and nothing about city life. He dives into his new-found independence and experiences the highs and lows of drinking, dating and dealing with his unusual flatmate, his emotionally troubled workmate, his environmentalist neighbour, her sexually frustrated roommate and a local Councillor who was once the hero of the gay village. The story unfolds through the eyes of each of the six characters, as their lives weave in and out of one another, with political ambitions, sexual exploration, personal demons and unearthed secrets.

  2. Box Shaped Heart

    By Laura S. Fox, in Fiction. 05/27/2018 (Updated: 06/17/2018)

    Carter Malis thinks he knows exactly when he turned into a self-identified homophobe, and that had to be the moment when Aron Ruskin, his best friend since forever, announced to him that he was going to marry a dude. Great. So there were going to be two Mr. Ruskin’s, and that without counting Aron’s dad.

    And here’s this thing. The face staring back from the mirror, the moment he wakes up in a hospital bed, doesn’t belong to him, but to douchebag Alex, aka Aron’s husband. And now he’ll have to talk to Aron, after two years of radio silence.

  3. Clouded Purity 2. The Trial

    By Cynus, in Fiction. 04/25/2018 (Updated: 06/13/2018)

    Eight centuries before Salidar thulu-Khant's reign, the world was much different. Technology, not magic, defined the world, though political machinations and civil unrest had pushed the world to the edge of destruction. Two young men, embark on a journey of self-discovery while dealing with the consequences of a broken society. Meanwhile, an ancient force seeks to unleash a Trial of Destruction on the world.

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    KultureMix

    By RichEisbrouch, in Non-Fiction. 06/06/2018 (Updated: 06/07/2018)

    Long day's journey into academic theater.

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    Industry Short

    By RichEisbrouch, in Non-Fiction. 06/05/2018 (Updated: 06/05/2018)

    A sitcom star steps out.

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    I'll Spin

    By RichEisbrouch, in Non-Fiction. 06/04/2018 (Updated: 06/04/2018)

    A memory of my first year working on a well-known game show. I stayed for six in the early-to-mid-1990s.

  7. Remember My Name?

    By RichEisbrouch, in Non-Fiction. 06/02/2018 (Updated: 06/02/2018)

    Standing on the shoulders of small people to gaze at photographs of faces of larger ones.

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    Of Cabbages and Unsolicited Scripts

    By RichEisbrouch, in Non-Fiction. 06/01/2018 (Updated: 06/01/2018)

    Working as a script reader at a regional theater offers unintended pain and amusement.

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    Joseph and Jesus

    By RichEisbrouch, in Fiction. 05/25/2018 (Updated: 05/25/2018)

    History, reconsidered and not meant to offend. Just an alternate universe.

  10. Obey 3. A Triumvirate of Saints

    By RichEisbrouch, in Fiction. 04/16/2018 (Updated: 05/19/2018)

    The continued adventures in sex and friendship, online and off, of Alan Damshroeder, a Cedar Rapids, Iowa, high school teacher.

    This book is different from the previous two because there are two long sections -- "Obey," and "Variation," which only contain two characters -- Alan and another man. Next, there's a conventionally written short story, "Bob," and the last section, "Other Nights," is composed of the usual short exchanges between Alan and a host of men he often never gets to meet.

  11. Collateral

    By Laura S. Fox, in Fiction. 09/30/2017 (Updated: 05/10/2018)

    Jake is young, wild, and runs with his brother's bad-ass gang. But he has a secret he needs to hide. When he is saved from a rival gang by a guy with eyes blue as the summer's sky, all dressed up in an Armani suit and moves like Bruce Lee, the walls he carefully built around him start to crumble.

  12. GFD: Strobelight Puppy

    By Comicality, in Fiction. 05/05/2018 (Updated: 05/05/2018)

    After a close friend of Mark's clues him in on the secret of underground vampire clubs in the city of Chicago, he finds himself invited into a world of late night parties and reckless abandon. But, despite being surrounded by creatures that feast on human blood to survive...it is the insatiable desire for the love of Mark's number one 'party boy' that frightens him most.

  13. Smile Like You Mean It 2. Hot Fuss

    By mitchelll, in Fiction. 04/30/2018 (Updated: 04/30/2018)

    After a brutal breakup, shop owner Bruno Vignau has focused on rebuilding his life. Now a horrific series of events threaten to tear that new life apart.

    This story contains characters introduced in Mr. Brightside, but is not a direct sequel.

  14. In The Plan

    By RichEisbrouch, in Fiction. 02/12/2018 (Updated: 04/10/2018)

    Ben Carleson, an established gay lawyer, deftly juggles a pair of complicated trials. His client: a very nice guy. His opponents: a pair of as-bright lawyers, one a bit more skilled and slicker than the other. The object: justice, as usual.

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