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All Ethan wants for Christmas, and the rest of his life, is Toby. For years, Ethan and Toby have said they’ll never marry, despite Ethan’s secret wishes. So leaving sunny California for snowy Minnesota to witness his sister’s vow renewal is not how he wants to spend his Christmas Eve. It’s the second time she’ll say “I do” in less than a year, when Ethan saying those words to Toby even once is hopeless. In the run-up to the ceremony, Toby seems to avoid Ethan, and doubts grow in his absence. Ethan can’t help noticing Toby spends more time with Ethan’s family than with him. Little does Ethan know, Toby has…


Big Gay Fiction Giveaway #BGFG

I have some exciting news for you today! 80+ authors have joined up to bring you free novels, novellas, and excerpts from their books. From November 20th to November 27th, you can download one, five, or all the books we’re offering. Your ereader will be brimming with reads! To see all that’s on offer, head over to Michael Jensen’s blog. If that link doesn’t work, go to Jeff & Will’s Big Gay Fiction Podcast site. All the books are there with short descriptions. Click on the cover and you’ll be taken to instaFreebie where you can sign up to get your free copy.  I’m offering the novella Bent Arrow. Unexpected curves in…


Savory Subplots in Lighter Fare

I recently wrote a story with a main character in an enmeshed, codependent relationship with his best friend. Sounds like a meaty, angsty book, right? In fact, my story is lighthearted and playful, but it does have that serious subplot that hovers in the background.

We pick up books for entertainment, but those books can also make us think for days about what happened to those characters. And on the very rare occasion, those books have the power to change us.

Some of my books are very plotty. I know not everyone enjoys books with that much depth. So I write light-hearted fare as well. I still add psychological issues into the subplot of my lighter fiction.


From Fluff to Angst

Sweet and Fluffy   Sweet and Savory   Savory with some Angst    


Stroke of Luck – October Surprise

I have a surprise book released today! You’re gonna fall in love with me. You’re already halfway there. October 2, 2016, a little after noon, I created a new document titled, October Surprise. I had high hopes I’d be able to get this story ready to go before I left for GayRomLit because I wanted something new. After all, it was only supposed to be a 12-15K story. Not too long. Nothing complicated. Just fluff and fun to help celebrate Halloween and to break up the monotony that had been my work life. My writing started off slow. I was lucky to get 500 words a day out in between all…


Unmuzzled at GRL

ROAD TRIP! Tomorrow I start my journey to Kansas City, MO, for the yearly event that is Gay Rom Lit. It’s a reader retreat for those who love MM Romance. This will be year number three for me, and I’m going as a Featured Author. I finally recognized that sixteen published stories gave me enough credibility to do so. These conferences are fantastic because I get to talk about MM Romance without censoring myself. At home I tone things down for people who know that I’m a writer. I even temper myself around my loved ones. But at GRL, I get to meet face to face with people who talk…


Sweet ⭐️ Savory ⭐️ Spicy

I finally found a better way to help readers find which book fits their individual taste, not just now, but as their palates change over time.


Countdown to GayRomLit 2016: A Guest Post …

I’m going to the GayRomLit reader’s retreat as a Featured Author this year. Yesterday I kicked off the first of my three blog stops on my part of the official GRL blog tour by stopping in at The Novel Approach and introducing myself. Come read it. I’m thrilled to be at The Novel Approach today. For those who don’t know me, I’m Posy Roberts, and as of today, I have seventeen books published: seven novels, six novellas, and three shorts. By the end of the year I hope to add another novel to that list and will for sure… Source: Countdown to GayRomLit 2016: A Guest Post by Featured Author…


North Star Released as a Bundle

Four years ago I wrote the North Star trilogy and three years ago the books were set free in the world one by one. Today you can get all three books, that’s 884 pages, combined in one ebook! No waiting for two months for the next book to come out. Nope. You get to read straight on through. 😀 In high school, Hugo and Kevin discover they are perfect for each other. Sadly they fell in love years too early to make a solid commitment and college and other relationships got in the way. Fifteen years later they meet again and all those old feelings are rekindled. Second chances at…


Picked Fresh is ALIVE!

It’s finally here! I can’t believe it. I’ve had this story in my head for a year and it took months to get down on paper, but today Picked Fresh is ready and waiting for your eyes. It wants to be read. Hudson needs you to read about his journey to face his past, to fight some demons, and to finally allow himself to be vulnerable. Hudson needs to find a way to tell Jude how much he loves him. *happy sigh* Two reminders for you: If you haven’t read Farm Fresh, I highly suggest you start with that. It’s currently at a lower price right now on Amazon. Second, for a richer…


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