Rainbow Snippets – 22.10.16


If you’re new to Rainbow Snippets, it’s a Facebook group where authors of LGBTQ fiction post a six-sentence snippet of a WIP, a published story, or a recommendation, every weekend. You can see all the snippets here.

This week’s snippet is from ‘Tis the Season which is finally out! You can find the blurb and buy links here.

Something a little risque. Except Aaron’s out of practice.


When he turned finally, George was just staring, his lips parted and wet. Aaron instinctively drew his arms up to cover his chest, even though he was still wearing a t-shirt—he wasn’t brave enough to face him in just his boxers. He knew he wasn’t much to look at anymore. Not that he’d ever been much of a gym bunny but the last twelve months had seen him lapse to not much more than a couch potato.

Aaron cleared his throat to apologize, to tell George that they didn’t have to go through with it, maybe it was a mistake after all, but George took a step forward, coming so close, Aaron could feel breath on his cheek when George asked, “Can I kiss you? I—I really want to kiss you.”


6 Responses to Rainbow Snippets – 22.10.16
  1. P. T. Wyant Reply


    And I love the not-perfect body and the self consciousness. I think I’m in love with this story already!

    • Alex

      Alex Reply

      I do love awkward boys, especially these two : ) I’m so happy you liked it <3 x

  2. K.S. Trenten Reply


  3. JL Merrow Reply

    Awww! So sweet. 🙂

  4. AM Leibowitz Reply

    Aw, so sweet! I love the self-consciousness.

  5. Cheryl Headford Reply

    Aww. I want to hug Aaron so badly. These two sound so cute

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