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Thursday, June 27, 2013

The OUT List, Gay Life, Upcoming Book

HBO Documentary.

Synopsis from HBO: “Alternately humorous and poignant, The OUT List features a diverse cross-section of accomplished leaders from entertainment, business, sports and public service sharing intimate stories on childhood, understanding gender and sexuality, building careers while out and reflecting on the challenges still facing the LGBT community. Against the backdrop of historic Supreme Court hearings on same-sex marriage and financial equality, subjects recall joyous moments of acceptance and romance, along with painful instances of intolerance and discrimination, offering unique modern perspectives on being out in America.”

Book News.

In Degranon: A Science Fiction Adventure, gay marriage is legal, and everyone is a person of color, but the Maintainers control our words and weight. Watch here for more details about Sons of Taldra, the upcoming sequel to Degranon. It involves the Maintainers, an alien invasion, and a big gay wedding. I finished a draft quite a while back, but continue to add or expand scenes. Sons of Taldra draws inspiration from current events and Native American folklore, while revisiting some of the surviving characters from the first book.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Book Talk

In Degranon: A Science Fiction Adventure, we stopped racism and homophobia, but face government surveillance of our weight and words. scifi 1984 free speech

Saturday, June 01, 2013

Featured Author: Tista Ray.

Melancholic Delight Melancholic Delight.

Book Description:

‘There’s no love like the first love. There’s no feeling like the desperation to attain true love. Love or lust matters not when two eyes meet, uniting the souls at once’

It’s this love which frees Sri from the reign of darkness and makes her heart rise to lofty heights of anticipated passion with no one to pull her back to reality. It’s Jishu, who appears as the first ray of hope in her overshadowed life and showers her with the ultimate sense of freedom, which she has been craving for. He fills her life with the long awaited perfection. To a flawed person he appears as the flawless. He becomes one among her most perfect acquaintances, but is he really as unblemished as he appears to be. If so, can a flawed person risk a life with the flawless? Do opposites really attract each other or it deviate them from their normal avenues of life?

It’s a deeply compelling love affair which takes the readers back to their childhood memories and brings back to them the essence of true love.

The changing relations of a man’s life add force to the much ordinary teenage passion. The book is not just about love. It’s about a journey called life which either ends in melancholy or in delight.

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