Just someone who loves to read and who occasionally likes to try their hand at writing. Non-edited but completed works and also some incompleted works are available on Tablo. Fiction only - so far. Gay fiction only - so far.
The name is Jon, just in case you're wondering.
Describe your desk
Very small. Coffee cup marks. Huge monitor, small computer. Large set of speakers because I listen to music while I write. Assorted papers that should be sorted but I can't be bothered with that.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Manchester, England, with a mother, father and younger brother. I don't believe it has influenced my writing, but I could be wrong.
Nick and Chris had been friends since they met at college, ten years ago. While Chris was gay and Nick was straight, that was irrelevant to their friendship. They had been there for each other through thick and thin. So, what would it take to break that friendship?
This is a collection of fifteen short tales. Each story is told from a gay perspective. In other words, all the tales are about men and their relationships. The stories include romance, relationship issues and also tales of hardship and loss.
Luca is lost in a wood after escaping some trouble at a bar. Aaron is preparing to retire for the night. What happens when Luca knocks on the door of Aaron’s log cabin? And what part does the log cabin play in the tale?
Sugar and Sawdust
on Feb. 14, 2015
Decent enough short story and the characterisation was fine. On the plus side, no typos and grammatical errors (they seem to litter this genre for some reason - are the proofreaders so poor?) Unfortunately, the mobi version I downloaded presented me with two chapter ones instead of a chapter one and a chapter two. At chapter three I realised that it wasn't going to be the anticipated chapter two, therefore I missed a bit of the action. I'm now going to download an ePub version to see whether I can find out what I missed in chapter two :)
Checking Him Out
on March 03, 2015
Loved this book. Well worth downloading if you're into slash and you haven't read it yet. Sol's journey was realistic in many ways. Troubling in some respects but understandable. Adam was just the kind of partner he needed. Loved the humour, loved the interplay between the main characters. Enjoyed the split between US and UK locations. Loved the ending, even though I was disappointed to be at the end.