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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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the waiting

I sent our latest Timothy James Beck book ideas to our editor today via email. As soon as I clicked the Send button I was transported back to high school and felt as though I’d slipped one of those stupid … Continue reading

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stranger than fiction

I did a blog search on “Timothy James Beck” to see what the kids are saying about us these days and found this entry on Jessica’s Well where the reader almost threw When You Don’t See Me away because Nick … 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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talk about the passion

After Best Gay Love Stories 2005 was published by Alyson another contributor to that anthology, David Puterbaugh, wrote to tell me that he enjoyed my story. I was glad he contacted me, because I’d enjoyed his contribution and was glad … Continue reading

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fool for love

Fool for Love: New Gay Fiction edited by Timothy J. Lambert and RD Cochrane Available in February 2009 from Cleis Press. “Thai Angel” by David Puterbaugh “Love Taps” by Mark G. Harris “Matchmaker” by Shawn Anniston “A View” by Brandon … Continue reading

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trapped in the drive-thru

I got back from a Jack In The Box run. I was kind of hungry because not only did I clean L____’s house today, but I spent an evening crafting with Becky, Lindsey, Rhonda, and Mr. Becky. I wish I … Continue reading

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ymca

There’s a long running joke between the Timothy James Beck writers that anyone and anything we write about will cease to exist after our books are published. It’s somewhat eerie that The Big Cup, Crossroads Books and Market, Lobo, Anna … Continue reading

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