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Shades of Gray  [message #67152] Wed, 07 November 2012 19:17 Go to next message
Jolyon Lewes

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As I don't seem able to get my machine to send a message to Solsticeman using the link attached to the author's name I shall have to perform this pleasant task in the Forum.

I have been enchanted by the first three chapters of Shades of Gray. It says so much with so few words. It is lyrical, warm and - so far at least - delightfully life-affirming. I eagerly await the next chapter, and the next....

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Re: Shades of Gray  [message #67153 is a reply to message #67152] Wed, 07 November 2012 21:51 Go to previous messageGo to next message
timmy

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The author took the initiative to re-edit a prior story to turn it into a full tale instead of what was a good prior read, but by no means of the same quality Smile



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Re: Shades of Gray  [message #67155 is a reply to message #67152] Thu, 08 November 2012 08:26 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Quote:
Jolyon Lewes wrote on Wed, 07 November 2012 19:17As I don't seem able to get my machine to send a message to Solsticeman using the link attached to the author's name I shall have to perform this pleasant task in the Forum.

The link works easily for those with an email client installed. If not, right click and copy the link, then paste it into your webmail (Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc) system in the browser. Solsticeman will appreciate emails and posts here, and already asked me to pass his thanks on. 



Author of Queer Me! Halfway Between Flying and Crying - the true story of life for a gay boy in the Swinging Sixties in a British all male Public School
Re: Shades of Gray  [message #67156 is a reply to message #67152] Thu, 08 November 2012 08:53 Go to previous messageGo to next message
solsticeman is currently offline  solsticeman

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Dear Jolyon.... how very kind of you. I am so pleased that you are enjoying Gray. You have quite made my day.  Jeff (solsticeman)
Re: Shades of Gray  [message #67181 is a reply to message #67156] Sun, 25 November 2012 21:48 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Styopa is currently offline  Styopa

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So far I love it.
Re: Shades of Gray  [message #67183 is a reply to message #67152] Sun, 25 November 2012 21:54 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Styopa is currently offline  Styopa

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So far so good. Great story Smile
Re: Shades of Gray  [message #67185 is a reply to message #67183] Mon, 26 November 2012 00:47 Go to previous messageGo to next message
solsticeman is currently offline  solsticeman

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Styopa... it's such a pleasure to know that you are enjoying it... I hope it lives up to your expectation
Re: Shades of Gray  [message #67192 is a reply to message #67185] Tue, 27 November 2012 22:55 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Styopa is currently offline  Styopa

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It really does. Smile
Re: Shades of Gray  [message #67219 is a reply to message #67152] Thu, 06 December 2012 12:08 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Kitzyma is currently offline  Kitzyma

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This is a charming and heartwarming story. I enjoyed the informal, chatty style of writing that makes it feel as if the author is confiding in the reader as with a close friend. I found it to be erotic without being pornographic.

There is an intriguing time-symmetry that suggests possibilities but isn't pushed too far.

If you're in the mood for a feel-good story, then try this!

Kit
Re: Shades of Gray  [message #67221 is a reply to message #67219] Fri, 07 December 2012 00:35 Go to previous message
solsticeman is currently offline  solsticeman

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Dear Kitzyma
How very kind. It's such a pleasure to know that you liked it. I didn't know what his mother was going to say until I typed it. Thanks again Jeff.
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