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Mr. Perfect

Mr Perfect

It is officially the worst night of Lex’s existence. For starters, he’s dead. Notice I said, ‘for starters’. The Dead Man Walking* has been hired out by a group of Vampire geeks. And right now, Lex is really wishing he’d bothered to check their reflections in the mirror. Featuring cocktails, footnotes, three sheep and a duck, Lex may have finally found his Mr. Perfect. The question is. Mr. Perfect what?
*formerly located at 228 Nicholson St, Footscray, Melbourne, VIC, 3011

Placed equal second in the Midsumma Sex Write Off competition 2010.

 

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Inheritence – A Lex Cranbourne Story

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Lex Cranbourne has adjusted to his unlife as a creature of the night–mostly. The unspoken divide between the living and vampiric is sometimes hard to take, and Lex has consoled himself to a lonely life. When a hot young man dares to push past his barriers to find his buttons, Lex has to decide whether or not he can let someone in. Featuring a vampire, half a cow, and no geese whatsoever.

Sequel to Mr. Perfect

 

 

 

 

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Christmas Memories

Christmas Memories CoverGenre: Gay Romance Short
Publisher: MLR Press

Synopsis:
Jake and Nathaniel found their happily ever after in The Secret of Talmor Manor. The problem is that afters, come with their own set of problems. How exactly do you navigate the minefield of a family Christmas and a new relationship without explaining you met in a dream—or that the dream included a crazy sister and her lover hell bent on killing you both? Is it better or worse when the reincarnated person you’re with differs oh so slightly from the man you fell in love with? After a year of paranormal, is a little slice of normal too much to ask?

 

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After the BBQ

After the BBQ. So what has happened to Trent since The Secret of Talmor Manor anyway?

After the BBQ. So what has happened to Trent since The Secret of Talmor Manor anyway?

Genre: Gay Romance Short
Publisher: MLR Press

Synopsis:
Trent Gaudeen was going to spend Australia Day alone–on principle, of course. When an invitation comes out of the blue to atttend his ex’s holiday barbeque, he goes along despite himself. Will he open a can of worms or find the perfect match to his American pumpkin pie?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Screens

Genre: Modern Gay Short
Publisher: banQuetpress (Anthology)

Synopsis:

Modern tech junkie Dirk spends his days webcamming with hot guys over gay chat sites–including today. Only today his best friend Fiona’s dragging him out for a night on the town. But is it really better meeting someone in person as opposed to over the internet? And which is truer to reality: the persona we affect in person or the one we show the world online?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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True To Myself

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Genre: Non Fiction / Inspirational
Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul (Anthology: Tough Times for Teens)

Synopsis:
A look back at the road to happiness, as trod by me. Anything more than this would be a spoiler.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Minor Character Generation Tables (Geek)

Geek MookGenre: Non Fiction / Writing tool
Publisher: Vignette Press (Geek Mook)

Synopsis:
Sometimes you need a character. Sometimes you need a character right now. Sometimes, you need a character right now and you have no idea how to think one up. Enter the Minor Character Generation Tables. Simply take 2D10 (that’s two ten sided dice for you non-geeks) and start rolling. Who will you create today?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mr Perfect on Smashwords

Excerpt: Mr Perfect

I wasn’t actually planning on putting an excerpt of this story online, given that it is a rather short short, but after having a look at how books are formatted over on Smashwords, a Smashwords edition sample doesn’t really let you get a proper taste of how the story actually works. So I’ve popped the …

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