When Mike’s 47 year old cousin (also his best friend) dies he realizes he must make major changes in his lifestyle or his own funeral could be soon. A self-imposed journey to improve himself both physically and emotionally leads him to discover the Mike he has been repressing for years and he comes to terms with life as a gay man.
Spencer St. James has been experiencing some strange things lately. He doesn't know why, or what is going on, but it's starting to affect him physically. Headaches, throwing up, and unfamiliar emotions. As he copes with all of this, he meets Adrien Parsons, a strange, calming presence who is interested in him. Spencer isn't quite sure what to make of it all, but he's going to find out, no matter what--even if it means he has to give up a chance at love.
When fourteen year old Tommy had the private use of his neighbor’s computer while babysitting he discovered the answers to his concerns about his sexual feelings as well as the joy of viewing gay porn. By the time he was eighteen he was well educated in man sex, but had only experienced it with one classmate. That soon changed with a weekend of man to man experience with a married neighbor soon after his eighteenth birthday. When he entered freshman year at university he experienced passion and found love.
Ron is a 24-year-old carpenter living in west central Florida. 6’1” tall, sandy blond hair with that lean swimmers body of broad shoulders and narrow waist. Strikingly handsome with a smile you can see for miles. He could have any girl he wanted, if he wanted them.
This is the story of a major shift in his life and the friends that brought him there.
When a new boy arrives in the middle of the night in a small rural town in Ireland. A local boy takes interest in the new arrival. Soon the boys are forced to confront each other due to the adults wanting them to bond. What appears to start off as nothing more than nervous giggles and jittery speech, turns into a friendship that only two boys can come to understand. A bond will forever change and form between both, that has never been experienced nor thought of until the ball drops and someone finally makes a move. How will the boy's parents, friends, and love for each other come together to either work in their favor or wedge them apart?
Brody and Jace have been inseparable best friends since the first day of kindergarten. By the time they reached high school, they were boyfriends hiding their love from pretty much everybody. They're full of hope and plans for a future together when graduation's just a few months distant. But lying about a weekend away leads to both families discovering their secret. All the choices that led them to that moment are complicated by a flurry of heat-of-the-moment choices made by both sets of parents. In the end, Brody and Jace make a few more choices that may just alter the future for everybody.
England 1963. Eighteen year old Keith has moved, with his parents, from a house in the suburbs of London to one in a village. It is located on the outskirts of the city, but in many ways it could be in the heart of the country. Keith is not looking forward to the prospect.
The internet can be a dangerous place sometimes. Chat rooms can be perilous. Sixteen year-old Woody Fields finds out too late just how sinister a place they can be when he begins chatting online with another mysterious boy.
Young Benji is going to finally have the house to himself during a day off from school. With his mom and dad going to work, and his baby sister spending the day with friends...he's free to get into whatever mischief that he wants to pursue. What will he do with his much needed time alone?
A short story for the November issue of Imagine Magazine! Enjoy!