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  1. They may not mean to, but they do In Process

    By Robert Hugill, in Fiction. 02/08/2024 (Updated: 05/27/2024)

    Genres: General Fiction, Literary Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama, Contemporary Literary, Family Drama, Slice of Life
    • adult
    • urban
    • first time
    • coming out
    • light-hearted
    • late 20th century

    Newly coming to terms with being gay, following an abusive childhood and a failed relationship with a girlfriend, electrician Keith meets Thomas, who runs a local arts charity. Despite coming from vastly differing backgrounds, the two discover much in common, not least the need to come to terms with complex relationships to their fathers. But they also learn to enjoy exploring life together.

    • 25 Chapters
    • 48,826 Words
    • 34,215 Views
    • 288 Comments
    • 14 Recommendations
    • Mature
  2. As They Say - (Revised) In Process

    By D.K. Daniels, in Fiction. 04/02/2023 (Updated: 05/22/2024)

    Genres: General Fiction, Romance, Literary Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama, Coming of Age, Contemporary Romance, Contemporary Literary
    • teen
    • gay
    • first time
    • coming out
    • serious
    • love
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    • late 20th century

    Adam Walsh is a popular small-town Irish boy who gets paired with the new arrival in town. Ross, however, is a city boy, hailing from London. Being total opposites, they somehow manage to cross paths. What starts as nervous giggles and jittery speech turns into a bond that will forever change both teenagers, as they'll experience something more than friendship. How will the boy's parents, friends, and love for each other come together? Will it either work in their favor or wedge them apart forever?

    • 36 Chapters
    • 57,782 Words
    • 41,695 Views
    • 127 Comments
    • 2 Recommendations
    • Mature
  3. Apple Season Complete

    By Parker Owens, in 2024 - Seasons. 04/18/2024 (Updated: 04/18/2024)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Mixed Forms
    • mature adult
    • rural
    • north america
    • autobiography
    • late 20th century

    That time from late August to October is special. And so are apples, in their many manifestations.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 556 Words
    • 573 Views
    • 19 Comments
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  4. Sugaring Season Complete

    By Parker Owens, in 2024 - Seasons. 04/04/2024 (Updated: 04/04/2024)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Mixed Forms
    • mature adult
    • rural
    • north america
    • autobiography
    • late 20th century

    There's a special time as winter changes into spring. Here is a time to remember.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 575 Words
    • 671 Views
    • 26 Comments
    • 1 Recommendation
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  5. Gap Year 17. Chronicles Of An Academic Predator (CAP) Complete

    By Mark Arbour, in Fiction. 10/23/2020 (Updated: 01/13/2024)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction, Romance, Literary Fiction
    Sub-genres: Historical Romance, Coming of Age, Rich Boy, Action Fiction, Historical Literary, Family Drama
    • teen
    • young adult
    • university
    • vacation
    • australia
    • north america
    • holiday
    • late 20th century

    It is January 2004 and the United States and its “allies” have just completed the successful invasion of Iraq and Saddam Hussein has been captured. US Presidential Elections are on the horizon. Howard Dean is the frontrunner to be the Democratic candidate to take on George W. Bush.

    These events weigh lightly on the mind of Will Schluter. He just graduated from high school a semester early and is looking forward to spending the next eight months in the pursuit of hedonistic pleasure and mind broadening experiences.

    Neither Will nor his country had any idea about the challenges that lurked ahead.

    • 106 Chapters
    • 502,761 Words
    • 476,687 Views
    • 2,635 Comments
    • 31 Recommendations
    • Mature
  6. Picking up the Pieces Complete

    By Ivor Slipper, in Fiction. 01/04/2024 (Updated: 01/11/2024)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama, Coming of Age, Action Fiction
    • teen
    • gay
    • suburban
    • first time
    • masturbate
    • late 20th century

    Ryan is fourteen, soon to be fifteen. He hasn't had a very happy life and now events bring things to a head.

    Can he pick up the pieces or will they remain shattered?

    • 2 Chapters
    • 10,849 Words
    • 5,286 Views
    • 52 Comments
    • 5 Recommendations
    • Teen
  7. Re-United 3. New Reality Complete

    By Justin4Fun, in Fiction. 12/08/2023 (Updated: 01/05/2024)

    Genres: General Fiction, Paranormal
    Sub-genres: Coming of Age, Vampires
    • young adult
    • vampire
    • gay
    • north america
    • coming of age
    • high school
    • late 20th century

    This is Book 3 of the New Reality series. Reading books 1 and 2 is strongly recommended. (Trust me, you'll be LOST if you don't!!)

    From the pits of tragedy come the joys of the future. Greg Fowler learned this lesson the hard way. Now, he and Scott have to prepare for life while facing challenges they thought were years away. Life is coming at them faster than they want, but is it faster than they can handle?

    Read along and find out.

    • 12 Chapters
    • 59,262 Words
    • 24,933 Views
    • 283 Comments
    • 13 Recommendations
    • Mature
  8. Don't Blame The Band Complete

    By Lee Wilson, in Fiction. 07/14/2023 (Updated: 09/11/2023)

    Genres: Fantasy, Romance
    Sub-genres: General Fantasy, Contemporary Romance
    • young adult
    • bisexual
    • gay
    • under 18
    • anal
    • masturbate
    • music
    • late 20th century

    A budding singer joins a band and discovers his sexual orientation isn't what he thought it was.

    • 17 Chapters
    • 115,125 Words
    • 24,389 Views
    • 147 Comments
    • 5 Recommendations
    • Mature
  9. 1940, 1970 and Today – plus other poems 29. Verse Complete

    By AC Benus, in Poetry. 05/31/2023 (Updated: 07/01/2023)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Haiku, Free-Verse, Sonnet, Lyric, Ballad, Rhyming, Blank Verse, Mixed Forms
    • coming of age
    • coming out
    • philosophy
    • psychology
    • love
    • late 20th century

    Some verse, many for Pride Month.

  10. Engineer Benson Temporary Hold

    By Wayne Gray, in FanFiction. 01/01/2023 (Updated: 05/24/2023)

    Fandoms: Project Zomboid
    Genres: Horror, Historical
    Sub-genres: Horror - Modern, Alternate
    • rural
    • alternate earth
    • north america
    • suspense
    • dark
    • friendship
    • late 20th century

    Wayne Benson is an engineer in the small town of Rosewood, Kentucky in the year 1993. Odd things begin to happen that eventually propel him and others into a fight for their lives. This story is told purely from his perspective through his journal entries.

    • 11 Chapters
    • 34,613 Words
    • 21,017 Views
    • 184 Comments
    • 10 Recommendations
    • Mature
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