A Hiding Place #MFRW Hooks #8Sunday #SnipSun #RainbowSnippets

   


Genre

M/M erotica, sci-fi

The Blurb

When Pingucury raiders attack their rig, hunky roughneck clone foreman Iker and his equally buff pal Peregrine are forced to flee. The friends encounter Ohannes, a sweet and submissive pleasure clone who offers them shelter. 

The Snippet

“I hope that there’s a reasonably comfortable and well-hidden cellar to camp in until the threat has passed,” Iker mused. “Preferably one with rations and booze.”

The men cut the lights on their hover-chops and set the engines to coast. They cruised over the dry fields to the stable, where they parked the vehicles and covered them with old blankets and hay. They focused their attention on finding a hiding place.

“Ike, we ain’t alone,” Peregrine whispered. “There’s someone up in the loft.”

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Roughnecks on the Run #MFRW Hooks #8Sunday #SnipSun #RainbowSnippets

  


Genre

M/M erotica, sci-fi

The Blurb

When Pingucury raiders attack their rig, hunky roughneck clone foreman Iker and his equally buff pal Peregrine are forced to flee. The friends encounter Ohannes, a sweet and submissive pleasure clone who offers them shelter. 

The Snippet

Sometimes the raiders’ only goal was to steal the raw Gaccov brought to the surface by the Hangiri rig, but this lot also had bloodshed as their goal judging by their impassioned pursuit of the departing roughnecks.

“Scatter!” Iker ordered his team. “Try to keep them away from the settlements. Where the hell are the damn Xawei? They need to do their jobs and protect our people!”

“Drunk or fucking horny Gaccov execs with a uniform fetish, I imagine,” Peregrine mused. “Let’s make for that abandoned homestead to the North. Maybe there are old animal blankets or some hay in that stable to hide the chops under.”

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Weekend Writing Warriors #162!

Weekend Writing Warriors #162!

"The best thing for a woman with an old soul is to find a younger man.”
Welp, I'd be outta there!
The only "younger man" in my life is my son. I've got enough on my plate without bringing in a surrogate son who's also supposed to be my significant other!
Different strokes for different folks, though.

Sunday Sample: The Key of Eidolon: Brilliant Disguise: Organized Insomnia

 


Organized Insomnia

Gigi Hibbert assembled her planners, her calendars, her pens, pouches, and post-its before her on the desk and stood over them like a general surveying maps. It was sizing up to be another sleepless night, and the former schoolteacher supposed that it was a good time to work on her Christmas cards. The wind howled angrily outside the apartment, and when Gigi looked out the window, she could barely see the streetlamps across the way.

Gigi expressed gratitude for her cozy home and said a little prayer in hopes that the power would stay on. She wasn’t sure that the prayer reached anyone, but she couldn’t say that it didn’t either. At a hundred and eleven years of age she had, as her twenty-seven-year-old great-great-great grand-nephew Jay Micheal said, seen some shit in her time.

As the oldest resident of Trinity Retirement Community, the city of Lawrence, and the state of Kansas, and one of the oldest citizens of the United States, many friends and family members had passed on before Gigi, and some of them came to visit her.

Gigi supposed that a lot of people thought that she was just a crazy old woman believing that ghosts came to talk to her. Michaela Oakley said that the visitors were demons and that Gigi had best be careful lest she find herself dragged to hell one night.

Gigi shrugged off Michaela’s prattle as stuff and nonsense, although she herself believed in the existence of demons. Michaela was the sort of puritanical old prude who believed that women should not wear trousers, even women whose jobs made the wearing of dresses impractical. Gigi knew full well that the staff at Trinity groaned whenever they received a call from Michaela. She tried not to be the sort of resident who inspired groans from the staff.

As far as Gigi could tell, the staff at Trinity liked her. Pepper, the aide who was working tonight, helped her with her showers on Mondays and Wednesdays while Qiana helped her on Saturdays. Qiana was a big, bold Southern black girl in her mid-thirties who laughed loud and said what was on her mind.

“You ain’t no bigger than a little birdie, Miz Gigi!” Qiana proclaimed. “Yes ma’am, y’all skin and bones! You promise me you gonna eat hearty at mealtime so’s you don’t up and blow away!”

Pepper was a large white woman in her mid-forties who was clearly uncomfortable with her appearance. She had a round face and her complexion problems led Gigi to believe that Pepper was the kind of person who would never be thin no matter how little she ate. Having talked with Pepper at length, Gigi was aware that people saw it as their business to scold Pepper about how much she ate without knowing how much she really ate.

“People need to learn to mind their business,” Gigi told Pepper one night when Pepper was tucking her into bed. “We all different. You be just fine with me, Honey. Now, you won’t be surprised if old Gigi comes out and chats with you girls later, will you? Don’t go mistakin’ me for no ghost—I ain’t dead yet!”

“If we’re at the desk, you’re always welcome to chat with us,” Pepper invited. “Come on down!”


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Raid on the Rig #MFRW Hooks #8Sunday #SnipSun #RainbowSnippets

 


Genre

M/M erotica, sci-fi

The Blurb

When Pingucury raiders attack their rig, hunky roughneck clone foreman Iker and his equally buff pal Peregrine are forced to flee. While seeking shelter, the friends encounter Ohannes, a sweet and submissive pleasure clone who offers them shelter. 

The Snippet

Peregrine Cenric Varga knew trouble was coming when he heard the deafening roar of multiple motors and saw the dust cloud obscuring the setting suns on the horizon. The muscular 55-year-old roughneck clone turned to his foreman, 59-year-old Iker Mehm├╗d Macauley, who was looking through his binoculars at the approaching Pingucury raiders.

“Any chance for defense?” Peregrine inquired.

“Negative,” Iker replied, shaking his head. “We need to scatter to the four winds and hope that the military was prepared for this. I would have protested assignment to Igrobos had I known that we would be facing constant attacks from the Pingucury. I’m a simple Hangiri clone rigger, not a fucking career soldier or military clone.”

Iker gave his crew the signal to abandon the Hangiri rig, and the men hurried to their hover-chops, putting as much distance between them and the raiders as possible. The Pingucury were infamous for their brutality to captives.

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Update: Cloned Heat and The Key of Eidolon

 

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A new chapter from my WIP, The Key of Eidolon. Nyarlathotep has gifts for the team. Should a gift from Nyarlathotep be trusted? 

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More information about Cloned Heat will be available on Saturday, and the book will be free from Saturday until January 20. Cloned Heat is a new series of m/m erotic shorts.

I am planning to switch the focus away from the Carnal Invasion series to Cloned Heat. The Carnal Invasion series was my first attempt at writing erotica professionally and I want to clean the stories up a bit before continuing to promote them. In their current state, they're a bit haphazard. I honestly don't know when or if the big overhaul is going to happen. Cloned Heat is my project for this year.

I am trying a new tactic in my ongoing blog hop battle. I am going to publish the post for The Big Four (plus Rainbow Snippets) on Saturday. Then I will make visits over the course of the week and share as many posts as I can. I am going to concentrate on Twitter shares because that's where I have the biggest audience. I'm @ReadersRoost on Twitter if you want to follow me.

With the Tales from the Dreamlands series, I need to be true to myself and let the stories be as weird, quirky, and personally meaningful as they want to be. If nobody else gets it, so be it. I'm not going for sales with this one, I'm going for personal expression. I think that's the only way it can be truly authentic. I do find it ironic that the work I'm most invested in is the work that's least likely to sell. 

I'm intending to participate in the WEP events this year and will participate in blog hops such as those featured at Mindlovemisery's Menagerie where possible. I will also continue to write and publish poetry. I'm currently working on formatting my third poetry volume, December Mood. I'd like to do a little more with my photography. Curse this planet with its too-short twenty-four-hour days! I may need to move to Saturn.

The Rough Writer Digest is a bone of contention. I think I'll rebrand it as a sporadic digest rather than a weekly digest. For instance, this week I don't feel that I have enough material to justify creating a digest. The blasted thing takes a lot of time to format, or at least the first one did.

I know a lot of people swear by newsletters, but I don't like them. I'm not entirely sure how effective they are. I have subscriptions to numerous newsletters, and I never open them. I just don't have time. I think I'll continue with the Rough Writer idea for a little longer.

I've made other adjustments on a personal level. My son and I have gone semi-vegetarian. We're not entirely meatless, but we're eating a lot less meat. I've been baking all of our bread and am looking to start doing homemade with things like barbecue sauce and baked beans to keep costs down. I've been making my own Bisquick mix and brown sugar for a while now, and it saves a lot of money.

I've cut down on doing personal posts because a) I don't have time and b) I really don't think anyone gives a crap. I've developed the opinion that people really don't need to know everything about me. I used to feel like I had to apologize for being weird. At this point, weird is what I am and I don't apologize. If people don't like it, tough shit. I'm entirely out of fucks to give.



Any-hey, now that I've finished eating my salami sandwich and sneezing my brains out, I may try going back to sleep. We got two huge packages of salami from the food bank last month, and they went a long way. This is one of the reasons why being entirely vegetarian isn't yet possible and, if I'm honest, it probably will never happen. Vegan will definitely never happen. I like cheese way too much for that to be a possibility. But we're trying to go further in the meatless direction.

That's about all for now. Until whenever I do this again, I wish whoever might be reading this mess well.

Ornery Owl has Spoken



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Getting to Know Jenny #MFRWsteam


The Blurb
When all-American rodeo cowboy Frank Hamilton meets an unusual young woman in the parking lot at his best buddy's roadhouse, he and his friends are in for a wilder ride than they could ever have imagined.

The Snippet

Frank took Jenny home, and she wasted no time in getting right to the point. She pushed the strong young cowboy back on the bed as if he weighed nothing. Jenny straddled Frank. She threw her hat to the side and shook her head, her glorious mane of hair billowing about her face in slow motion. There was an ethereal glow surrounding the unusual young woman.

“If I’m dreaming, I sure don’t want to wake up!” Frank declared.

Jenny stripped off her red checkered shirt and her lacy white bra. She had the most perfect body that Frank had ever seen outside of a porn movie. Everything about her was practically too good to be true.


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IWSG 6 January 2020: Lazy Stereotypes

 

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This month's Insecure Writer's Support Group question:

Being a writer, when you're reading someone else's work, what stops you from finishing a book/throws you out of the story/frustrates you the most about other people's books?

The thing that will most quickly frustrate me about a book and cause me to either knock a star (or more) off the rating and/or stop reading the book entirely is the use of heavy people as mean-spirited comic relief or a story where every large person is miserable, slovenly, constantly shoveling food in his or her face, and/or is an unattractive (and often envious) prop used to enhance how hot the hero/heroine of the story is. This sort of writing is lazy, boring, and lacks nuance and insight. 

Back in 2019, I was listening to an audiobook by Nora Roberts. I initially liked the hardboiled female detective character, although I disliked the way the male love interest's overt sexual harassment of her was portrayed as sexy. I decided to keep listening to the story, writing this aspect off as an unfortunate and overused trope. 

I stopped listening to the book and immediately gave a one-star rating when Mr. Studly Detective stopped by a witness' apartment for an interview. The witness was a heavyset elderly woman described as "having two chins and working on a third." And, of course, her apartment was full of cats.

Fuck a whole lot of that shit.

I like to incorporate fat characters into my writing, not as the butt of jokes, not as the swooning sidekick, but as heroes and heroines in their own right. 

Robin Roberts and Little John Tamboli are a pair of Cockney ghouls. They were inspired by the great comedy team of Laurel and Hardy. Robin is a small, wiry fellow with a sharp wit. John is big and bucolic, a good-natured, sensitive soul. Of the two of them, Robin is the one who is more likely to be stuffing his face with gruesome foodstuff at any and every given moment.

While John's body type is mentioned to describe his appearance, it is never done so in a negative fashion. He is portly, stocky, sturdy, stout. He tends to have a rumpled appearance, but this is because he's a ghoul who came from a working-class background during his lifetime and the idea of being pressed and polished is foreign to him, not because he's fat. Comic relief moments involving John center around the fact that he is a bit naive, not to ridicule his appearance.

Being hateful towards heavy people is not funny. It is unkind and unnecessary, and it needs to stop. 

The illustration at the top of the post shows a slender young woman and a heavyset young woman. While such an illustration can be used to show how thin girls develop eating disorders because they see themselves as fatter than they really are, my point in using it is to pose this question.

Why do we insist that something is wrong with looking like the larger lady?

What if nothing is wrong with either of them? 

What can we tell by looking at these characters?

Can we tell how much they eat, how much they exercise, what medical conditions they have, or what medications they may be taking? Do we know what either of them eats? Do we know if either of them has an eating disorder?

We can't tell anything by a person's size except that the person is that size. 

Making assumptions about people based on their size is cruel, hurtful, and harmful. As authors, I feel that we have an obligation to stop promoting hateful stereotypes. 

Fat jokes are lazy as fuck anyway. 

Unless you're Gabriel Iglesias, your fat jokes aren't funny. Leave them out of your narrative.

The fat, ornery owl has spoken.

 



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Hot Tattoo Artist #MFRWAuthor #MFRWSteam

  Genre: M/M erotica, sci-fi Length: 3000 words (approximate) Mature Content Advisory: The following snippet is spicy and contains mucho man...