Tag Archives: fool

the friend i’ve never met

Earlier this week I noticed that rich and famous NYC blogger, journalist, actor, writer, bon vivant, and all around media darling Josh Helmin mentioned on Facebook that he’d be in Houston and Austin this week on business. (That stupid Foursquare … Continue reading

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reputation

I’m at a loss at the moment, because I don’t have a cute How I Met Jeffrey Ricker story to introduce this interview. I haven’t met the man yet, and I can’t remember how I initially became aware of him. … Continue reading

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international bright young thing

Much to my mother’s chagrin, I’m one of those stubborn sorts who, if you tell me I have to do something, will do the exact opposite. Because of this characteristic, I haven’t seen a lot of popular movies, jumped on … Continue reading

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love to hate you

A few years ago, Becky and I shared an office in her house. One night, while we were at our respective computers, supposedly working on one of our novels, she laughed aloud. I thought, Oh, cool. She must be writing … Continue reading

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locked in the trunk of a car

On our last day at Saints and Sinners literary festival one year, Becky and I were sitting in the lobby of our hotel while waiting for the valet to retrieve our car. Suddenly, Trebor Healey appeared out of nowhere and … Continue reading

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brothers gonna work it out

Because we share a publisher, I often refer to Rob Byrnes as “my Kensington brother.” I have an actual brother, but Rob Byrnes and he have nothing in common except for the fact that I don’t remember meeting either one … Continue reading

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gratitude

When I was three years old I learned how to read. One of my earliest memories is my grandfather saying, “There’s no way he can read. He’s far too young,” and then my mother’s smug look as I read aloud … Continue reading

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a red letter day

We get a lot of email from Timothy James Beck readers, which is nice. We strive to answer every email that we receive and not send a "form" reply in return. I don’t say this to explain how wonderful we … Continue reading

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from out of nowhere

Originally, our Fool For Love anthology was to be published by Harrington Park Press, an imprint at Haworth Press. While we were working on the first version of our anthology we heard of a new writer, Shawn Anniston, who was … Continue reading

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something to talk about

The first time Becky and I attended the Saints and Sinners literary festival in New Orleans we were asked to participate in a panel discussion about writing gay romance fiction. It was the first time we’d done such a thing … Continue reading

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