Rainbow Advent Calendar 2019

From the 1st – 24th of December authors of GLBT+ fiction will be opening a door to a selection of festive stories to while away the winter days and get you in the Christmas spirit.
Find stories from your favourite writers and discover some new ones along the way.
A small gift from us to you for all your support in 2018.

This page contains the masterpost of links to the authors and their stories as they are revealed throughout the event. You can find the 2018 masterpost here.
You can also join our Facebook group here to get notifications and spread the festive fun.
Links will be posted as they’re revealed.

Welcome to the Rainbow Advent Calendar!


Day 1

Clare London – He’s Behind You!– 12K words – MM romance, humour, contemporary, English pantomime, low heat – Click here to read the story

“Last Christmas, Francis had a promising acting career and a budding romance. This Christmas, he’s lost it all. But in pantomime, doesn’t everyone get their true wish in the end?”

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Sue Brown – Santa’s Arms– 3K words – MM, sweet, sick children, HEA – Click here to read the story

“Will Charlie ever ask Santa out?”


Day 2

Ki Brightly – Christmas Isn’t the End – 3K words – Gay Romance, Second Chance – Click here to read the story

“Wyatt finds hope at the end of his first year as a widower.”

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Day 3

Liam Livings – Plus One Elf – 9K words – Gay romance, HFN, nurse, sweet – Click here to read the story

“When Dylan is looking for the perfect gift he ends up finding the perfect boyfriend.”

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Day 4

Julie Bozza – Rock Paper Water – 3.6K words – gay and pan characters; young adult (friends, identities); contemporary; Australian; low heat – Click here to read the story

“Their families expect Daniel and Aron to hang out together on a camping trip. The two 17-year-olds don’t have much in common, but maybe it’s their differences that are the most interesting thing…”

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Day 5

Shane K Morton – A Christmas Promise – 3.7K words – Holiday, Sweet, MM, Some heat, Young love – Click here to read the story

“Danny and Blake come to an understanding about their relationship. A Point Pleasant Holiday Short Story.”

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Day 6

H J Perry – United – 5K words – Sweet, contemporary, British, with a little seasonal enchantment – Click here to read the story

“Christmas magic and snow brings two football fans together.”

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Kim Katil – Holiday Lights – 12K words – Contemporary, MM, HEA, Instalove, NSFW. – Click here to read the story

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Day 7

Anna Martin – Something Festive – 1.8K words – gay contemporary sci-fi romance – Click here to read the story

“Dizzy the dissimosaur gets lost while Logan decorates for Christmas. A Something Wild short story.”

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H.L Day – All I Want – 3.5K words – MM, Contemporary, sweet, friends to lovers, low heat – Click here to read the story

“Will Jesse finally find the courage to tell his best friend how he feels?”


Day 8

RJ Scott – Waiting for Christmas Part 1 – 8K words – Friends to lovers, mm, contemp – Click here to read the story

“It started as toddlers covered in glitter, and became years of friendship… The story of Cody and Regen, and how the best things in life are worth waiting for.”

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V.L. Locey – Waiting for Christmas Part 2 – 8K words –Friends to lovers, mm, contemp – Click here to read the story

“It started as toddlers covered in glitter, and became years of friendship… The story of Cody and Regen, and how the best things in life are worth waiting for.”

Day 9

Amy Aislin – The Nature of Christmas – 2.7K words – m/m romance, contemporary, established couple, no heat, sweet – Click here to read the story

”Misadventures with a onesie. A short story featuring Ash and Dan from The Nature of the Game (Stick Side #2).”