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Story Archive Updated

We've updated Stories again! Story Collections All members will now have the ability to create a list of stories List can be public or private List can be ordered or unordered. The feature also allows for Curated lists of stories to be created by the staff.  For example, we can create a "Gay Author's Classics" collection of stories.  Or any number of other options. Review link added to Last Chapter of Complet

Myr

Myr

Grab Bag!

Today we have an author interview with Mark Arbour. Many of you know his stories, but do you know anything about him and how or why he started writing them? Hopefully Marzipan’s interview will shed some light on this subject for us all.   but first... an announcement... Today is the last day for the Reader's Choice Award Nominations. Get yours in.   Now on to the interview --   I’m going to start with an easy question. You are hugely popular author in GA. What do you think appeals in your

Lugh

Lugh

GA's Newest Signature Author: AC Benus

Please join the Author Promotion Team in congratulating AC Benus as GA's newest Signature Author! AC Benus has been a member of GA for just over four years and was first promoted to Promising in July of 2015. Since joining, AC Benus has written a total of 57 stories, and is the leader of the Live Poets Society. If you want to check out AC's other stories, you can visit his author page.   Please join us in congratulating AC Benus on his well deserved promotion.    

Renee Stevens

Renee Stevens

GA's Newest Promising Author: Mikiesboy

Please join the Author Promotion Team in congratulating Mikiesboy as GA's newest Promising Author! Mikiesboy, or tim as many know him, has been a member of GA for almost two years. During that time he has written a total of 21 stories, both prose and poetry, and has touched the hearts of many members. If you want to check out Mikiesboy's stories, and check out his new banner and author bio, you can visit his author page.   Please join us in congratulating Mikiesboy on his well deserved

Renee Stevens

Renee Stevens

G A's Newest Promising Author: Headstall

Please join the Author Promotion Team in congratulating Headstall as GA's newest promoted author! Headstall joined the site in April of 2014 and only started writing earlier this year. Headstall has become a favorite of many on site. Not just for his ongoing serial story, Cards On The Table, but for his reviewing of many stories on site. Headstall writes both fiction and poetry and we look forward to seeing what other stories he brings to the site! Check out his work.

Renee Stevens

Renee Stevens

Forums 4.4.2 and other changes

Today, we are upgrading the site to the latest version of the forum software.  While there are not going to be a lot of visible changes, there was a ton of things changed under the hood that is geared towards making the site faster loading and to operate better on mobile devices.  It is going to take a few days to sort through the various settings and getting things operating properly. I'm going to post here several times as we go through this process. Some changes that have occurred p

Myr

Myr

Plagiarism Strikes Again

We hate making these types of blog posts as we generally do not share moderation issues with the site membership. There are very few exceptions to this rule, and plagiarism is one of them. Plagiarism comes in many forms, and to make our position perfectly clear: STEALING OTHER PEOPLES WORK WILL NOT BE TOLERATED ON GAY AUTHORS!! Posting plagiarized content on GA is an immediate banning offense. Generally, when plagiarism strikes GA, it involves stories, but not always. In this case,

Renee Stevens

Renee Stevens

Ga's Newest Promising Author: A C Benus

GA is happy to announce our newest promotion to Promising Author, AC Benus! AC has been with the site for over two years now, and has quite the variety of story material for readers to enjoy. Not content to just write stories--both short stories and novels--you will find screenplays, flash fiction, and poetry in his story listing. There's something for everyone! So if you haven't read some of AC's work, check it out today after you've congratulated him on his promotion!   ​   **A

Cia

Cia

GA's Newest Signature Author: Headstall

Please join the Author Promotion Team in congratulating Headstall as GA's newest Signature Author! Headstall has been a member of GA for about three and a half years and was first promoted to Promising in November of 2015. Since joining, Headstall has written a total of 19 stories, including Cards on the Table. If you want to check out Headstall's other stories, you can visit his author page and while you're there, you can check out his updated banner!   Please join us in congratulatin

Renee Stevens

Renee Stevens

GA's Newest Promising Author: Parker Owens

Please join the Author Promotion Team in congratulating Parker Owens as GA's newest promoted author! Parker has been a member of GA for two and a half years and during that time, he has written thirteen stories to share with the members here at GA and has written over 1,300 reviews! His latest story A Fall Observation is at just over 11,500 words. If you want to read more from Parker, you can visit his author page (and check out his new banner while you're there).   Please join us in c

Renee Stevens

Renee Stevens

Gay Authors Officially 15 Years Old on 9/13

Gay Authors 15th Anniversary September 13, 2017   Gay Authors has a big date now upon us.  On September 13, 2002, Gay Authors was officially started.  It is our official 15th Anniversary.  We started off with just Comicality's and my stories hosted. We didn't really start building the community until July 31, 2003.  In order to celebrate this remarkable milestone, I've asked a bunch of authors and members to reflect upon their time here at Gay Authors.  I list Comicality first

Myr

Myr

GA's Newest Promising Author: Dodger

Please join myself and the Author Promotion Team in congratulating @Dodger in becoming GA's newest Promising Author. Dodger has been a member at GA for over six years, and in that time he's posted over 700,000 words across eight stories including his highly enjoyable epic The Cockney Canuck. You can find all of his stories at his author page, so settle back and have fun reading the creations of our newest Promising Author!   Congratulations, Dodger!  

Graeme

Graeme

GA's Newest Signature Author: Mikiesboy

Please join the Author Promotion Team in congratulating Tim (Mikiesboy) as GA's newest Signature Author! Tim has been a member of GA for almost four years and was first promoted to Promising in May of 2017. Since joining, Tim has been a prolific author and poet, with almost 400,000 words posted, including novels, novella, short stories, poetry, and non-fiction stories about his own life including how Tim met and married his husband, Michael. If you want to check out that story and the rest of Ti

Graeme

Graeme

Author Interview: Adam Phillips

Our July feature for the Signature Author Background is "Crosscurrents" by Adam Phillips. If you're a fan of Adam's story, I hope you'll like the background featuring the moment in the story where Andy and Matt's relationship takes a turn. Haven't read the story yet? Never fear, we have a lot of incentive to get you excited. Download your background, check out Tyler's review from Monday's blog, and then read this interview with Adam... then get started!   Author Interview: Adam Phillips on

Cia

Cia

Ga's Newest Promising Author: Aditus

Please join us in welcoming Aditus to the ranks of Promising Authors on GA! Aditus has several stories to his name, including a novel, a series of shorts, and a lot of prompt responses for readers to enjoy. He's also part of our Author Promotion team--giving back to the site and volunteering his time to uphold our quest for quality fiction on the site. Please take a few moments to congratulate Aditus on his promotion--then go hit up some of his stories and leave him a review!

Cia

Cia

GA's Newest Signature Author: Parker Owens

Please join the Author Promotion Team in congratulating Parker Owens as GA's newest Signature Author! Parker has been a member of GA for almost four years and was first promoted to Promising in September of 2017. Since joining, Parker has written several short stories, a couple of great novels, and a multitude of poetry. If you want to check out Parker's stories and poetry, you can visit his author page. It's definitely worth a visit!   Please join us in congratulating Parker on his we

Graeme

Graeme

G A's Newest Promising Author: Craftingmom!

Please join the Author Promotion Team in congratulating Craftingmom as GA's newest promoted author! Joining just about a year ago, Craftingmom quickly gained popularity on the site and became a favorite author for many readers. Her Tears of the Neko story, both the original and re-write, garnered a lot of interest on the site and launched her into GA's author and reader community. She also has a lot of other stories, but likes to focus on the theme of hurt/comfort so they have a fair bit of angs

Cia

Cia

GA's Newest Signature Author: Aditus

Please join the Author Promotion Team in congratulating Aditus as GA's newest Signature Author! Aditus has been a member of GA for five and a half years and was first promoted to Promising in March of 2015. Since joining, Aditus has written a total of 33 stories, including his popular novel, Red Running Shoes. If you want to check out Aditus' other stories, and check out his new banner, you can visit his author page.   Please join us in congratulating Aditus on his well deserved promot

Renee Stevens

Renee Stevens

Ga's Newest Promising Author: Carlos Hazday

GA is happy to announce our newest promotion to Promising Author, Carlos Hazday! Carlos has been a member of Gay Authors for a little over three years now including publishing 21 stories! He prides himself on tackling real issues in his work all while aiming to entertain. Never one to shy away from tackling a controversial topic, Carlos has written about homophobia, bullying, HIV, child pornography, gun control, the environment, and racism. In fact, one reader commented that Carlos practices soc

A.J.

A.J.

Ga's Newest Signature Author: Cynus

Please join the Author Promotion Team in congratulating Cynus on becoming GA's newest Signature Author! Cynus joined our site in February 2015, and has already posted 28 stories. Cynus's fans never have to wait long for a new story or update as he always seems to have a new posting in the recent story updates list. If you haven't checked out his work, try fan favorite, The Navigator, or his ongoing serial story, From the Cup of the Worthless. We look forward to seeing what Cynus has in store for

A.J.

A.J.

Author Promo: Headstall

It's time for another author promo! I'm completely out of these promos, so if you'd like to promo your own work, take a look at the thread for guidelines and then PM me. For this month, our featured promo spot is for Headstall. There were three questions that Headstall had to answer for each story. The questions were What gave you the idea for this story? What was your favorite thing about writing this story? & Please tell us something about this story that is not already in the description.

Renee Stevens

Renee Stevens

Toss-Up Tuesday: Interview With Myr

Can you feel the love tonight....   <ahem> I mean, are you loving our Anniversary week entries so far? Today, for Toss Up Tuesday, Radiant Renee Stevens interviewed the one, the only - MYR!!!   We hope you enjoy!   Interview with Myr   Interviewer: Renee Stevens   What prompted you to create GayAuthors.org? I wanted to put all my favorite stories in one spot. So, would it be fair to say that GA surpassed your expectations and grew beyond what you originally had plann

Trebs

Trebs

Ga's Newest Signature Author: Valkyrie

Please join the Author Promotion Team in congratulating Valkyrie on becoming GA's newest Signature Author! Valkyrie joined our site in August 2013 and was promoted to Promising Author in February 2015. Since joining, Valkyrie (or Penguin as she is known to some) has posted 23 stories including fan favorites The Hollow Hills, Penguin, and Alex's Legacy. Valkyrie's stories tend to feature flawed individuals who go through some pretty rough times before reaching their happily ever after – if they e

A.J.

A.J.

Ga's Newest Signature Author: Cole Matthews

This week's prompts have been preempted for a special announcement. We encourage you to pick any of our older prompts you might have missed to work on this week.   Please join the Author Promotion Team in congratulating Cole Matthews on becoming GA's newest Signature Author! Cole joined our site in July 2013 and was promoted to Promising Author in May 2014. Since joining, Cole has posted 25 stories including fan favorites The Art of Being Gay, Button, and Porcupines. Cole also won 1st place in

A.J.

A.J.

Ga's Newest Signature Author: K.c.!

He's back again! K.C.'s taking over the blog this week... but now as our newest Signature Author! As you can see, if you visited Monday's feature of Shepherd's Crook on the CSR Discussion Day, you can see he's definitely earned the promotion from Promising to Signature. If you haven't read it yet, check out his very popular Shepherd's Crook or one of his many other stories!   Maybe you could check out Lone Wolf one of K.C.'s many short stories. Joann414 said: This was great!   Or Chasing the

Cia

Cia

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