Monday, July 16, 2012


Disappointed by politics and coverups, Father Esteban Hidalgo decides to leave the church, regardless of his conservative family tradition. The real trigger for his decision is losing his best friend, Mauricio, who died of AIDS, and whose last letter stirs forbidden desires, besides asking Esteban to look out for Mauricio’s widower, Javier Lozano.

Without Mauricio's love Javier collapses, and the only thing which keeps him going on is to fulfill Mauricio's last wish. Javier has to personally return twenty years of letters to Mauricio's pen pal and best friend, Esteban. Someone Javier hasn’t meet, but whose voice over the phone, helps Javier cope with his ignorant family that doesn’t even understand the different between being HIV positive and having AIDS. The meeting between Javier and Esteban changes their lives, but standing between them is a lethal virus, Esteban family’ prejudice, a twenty plus age gap, and the memories of the man—both once loved.

Friday, May 4, 2012

Why do I have to be such a conflict junkie?

Why do I have to be such a conflict junkie? I’ve been working for a couple of months on a story for the M/M Romance Group at Goodreads, and somehow I managed to complicate it so much, that now, I’m tangled with it. I know I should let it go, but I keep polishing it, adding layers of everything, while my kind beta-reader-copy-editor is waiting for the masterpiece.

I should have written something nice, simple with little conflict and a lot of sex scenes. Well, the a lot of sex scenes will be included, but it’s not an easy story. None of mine are.

One thing I learned is to stick with what I know or almost know for stories, because this one needed so much research that rather than a short story it seems I was writing an epic of some sorts. I better go back to it, or it will never be read by anybody else.

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Struggling with backstories and flashback.

I’m still working on those books. It has been hard to deal with the past, but I think I finally got it. Thanks to some of my friends who suggested a few ways to feed the essential backstory into the books. Some nice picture for inspiration.