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tam’s guest post: happy holidays??

Yes, it’s a bit early and I’m not being politically correct about the “December holiday period”, I’m thinking about holidays in general, Easter, Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving (since we just had Thanksgiving) and stories that are written with a holiday theme. … Continue reading

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tam’s guest post: familiarity breeds contempt?

We all have our favourite types of heroes, whether they be fire fighters, doctors, pirates, space aliens or college students. I’ve often wondered if people are attracted to characters in careers which are unfamiliar to us, thus “exotic”. If you … Continue reading

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tam’s guest post: dnf – why?

We all have books that were “DNF” because they are just awful, or the theme turns us off and we just can’t face it again. But what about a DNF because…. well, no real reason. If someone asked you’d say … Continue reading

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tam’s guest post: to mate or not to mate

I was reading a story about mates, a GFY mate story (and I enjoy a good GFY story – mate or not) and I was thinking about the concept. I wish mates existed in real life. I’ve been married, he … Continue reading

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tam’s guest post: mission accomplished

Several times discussion of individual lube packets have arisen in various blogs (okay, Jenre’s and here, but that’s various enough for me). Many of us seem to be perusing our drug store condom aisle to see what types of lube … Continue reading

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tam’s guest post: toys for boys

Vibrators, dildos and cock rings, oh my. Are there enough in m/m romance? And why am I even thinking about this you ask? Umm, no comment. Anyway, I noticed that very rarely are there toys utilized in m/m romance books. … Continue reading

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tam’s guest post: pretty woman syndrome

A fairly common theme in m/m is the hooker with a heart of gold (or damaged psyche) who is “rescued” by his knight in shining armour and they head off into the sunset and live happily ever after. I’ll admit, … Continue reading

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tam’s guest post: ink, metal & guyliner

I said I would tell you more about the other “type” that catches my eye in m/m and here I am. Following my exposé on some favourite food books I decided to move on to my other love, guys with … Continue reading

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tam’s guest post: cooking up a storm

As I promised, in an effort to be less of a bitchy cow, I thought I’d bring up one of my favourite themes in m/m romance, the romance that involves food in some way. This can be restaurant owners, chefs … Continue reading

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tam’s guest post: open the damn door!!! and other small annoyances

Maybe it’s the cycle of the moon or maybe it’s PMS, but lately a couple of little things in m/m books are making me crazy. This is not related to plot holes big enough to drive a Winnebago through, nor … Continue reading

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