Category Archives: Universal Adjunct Hell

Why universal adjunct hell?

Being an adjunct professor, as Carl and the three other professors he shares an office with are, is kind of a pit. They work insanely long hours, teaching and grading, before they even get to spend time on their own … Continue reading

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Our utter inability to resist (or avoid) farce, in art and in life

One of my and Racheline’s favorite story elements to play with is farce. Sure, we write a lot about death and coping with the difficult realities of relationships and life, but we even in our most serious stories we keep … Continue reading

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Romance in Academia: When the two don’t (and when they really, really do) mix

We knew “Adjunct Hell” was going to be about academia even before we knew it was going to be an age difference story. I mean, sure, it took us about .5 seconds to go from “we should write a story … Continue reading

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Adjunct Hell and our ongoing fascination with age difference narratives

Like many of our stories, “Adjunct Hell” is, among other things, an age difference story. Our interest in writing relationships with age differences comes from a lot of difference places. Sometimes, it’s just fun (and sexy) to write stories about … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Stacy Osteen (Young Love, Old Hearts)

Today we’re pleased to welcome Stacy Osteen, author of “New York Minute,” here to talk about her first experience writing M/M romance: “New York Minute” is my first time writing gay fiction and I loved writing it. Colton is a … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Helena Maeve (Young Love, Old Hearts)

Today our guest is Helena Maeve, author of the M/M short story The Arrangement, here to talk about puzzling out the short story: Before I attempted The Arrangement I would have laughed at the suggestion that I could write a complete … Continue reading

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Guest Post: A.M. Leibowitz (Young Love, Old Hearts)

Day Three of our Young Love, Old Hearts posts. Today’s guyest is A.M. Leibowitz, author of “The Artist as an Old Man.” I always say that I don’t read or write historical fiction. That’s not strictly true, of course. I’ve read … Continue reading

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