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“Three Things I Pray” by Trebor Healey from Foolish Hearts: New Gay Fiction (Cleis Press, 2014) You may have gotten the impression from previous posts that I dislike stories that aren’t realistic. While it’s true I’m not a fan of fiction that seems to have no rules at...

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“How To Be Single At A Wedding” by David Puterbaugh, from Foolish Hearts: New Gay Fiction (Cleis Press, 2014) Friends Natalie and Peter are the Best Man and Maid of Honor for her brother Brian’s wedding to Jason, and the only single people attending the event. Nervous...

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“Hello Aloha” by Tony Calvert, Foolish Hearts: New Gay Fiction edited by Timothy J. Lambert and R. D. Cochrane (Cleis Press, 2014). This sweet story is a great opener to this collection and one of several that, not too surprisingly, use a same-gender wedding...

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The next story in the collection is mine, “There’s No Question It’s Love”.  I hope you enjoy it. But now, moving on…  “Save the Last Dance for Me” by David Puterbaugh from Best Gay Romance 2014 (Cleis Press). I absolutely adored this, the final story of the...

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“Shep: A Dog” by Alex Jeffers from Best Gay Romance 2014 (Cleis Press) Full disclosure: I have a story in this anthology. I had a hard time with this story on the first go round simply because it’s a genre I wasn’t expecting to encounter, and it caught me off guard....