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A Life Lived  [message #78699] Tue, 23 January 2024 18:58 Go to next message
jbboucha is currently offline  jbboucha

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Do you know this story that Dabeagle just started publishing? I think we are looking at a sort of masterpiece! Go read, at this https://gayauthors.org/story/dabeagle/a-life-lived

[I think I just corrected the addrerss in your post - timmy. If I failed I posted it below]

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Re: A Life Lived  [message #78700 is a reply to message #78699] Tue, 23 January 2024 19:22 Go to previous messageGo to next message
timmy

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The address is corrupted. A Life Lived is here though I susoect he would prefer it read on his own site



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: A Life Lived  [message #78702 is a reply to message #78700] Wed, 24 January 2024 16:27 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Merkin is currently offline  Merkin

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I think the link you want is http://www.dabeagle.com/ . It gets you chapters a week earlier than on Gay Authors.  I second the recommendation above.  A Life Lived is shaping up to be a story of exceeding honesty and importance.
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Re: A Life Lived  [message #78704 is a reply to message #78699] Wed, 24 January 2024 21:09 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Bensiamin is currently offline  Bensiamin

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The story is also posting on Dabeagle's own site at: http://www.dabeagle.com/storymainpages/AlifelivedHome.html





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Re: A Life Lived  [message #78715 is a reply to message #78704] Mon, 05 February 2024 01:01 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Bensiamin is currently offline  Bensiamin

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For those that read Dageagle's "A Life Lived" and wonder what happened to Bailey, allow me a little self-promotion.

Dabeagle asked me to edit the story for him and I did so, reading it twice. The night after the second read I had a vivid dream about Bailey and his life. I seldom remember my dreams, so this was striking and I told Dabeagle about it and he said, "Sounds like a story to me." He encouraged me to write it, so I did. It's titled "A Life Discovered," and began posting on the dabeagle site today at:

 http://www.dabeagle.com/storymainpages/ALDHome.html



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Re: A Life Lived  [message #78720 is a reply to message #78715] Tue, 06 February 2024 17:59 Go to previous messageGo to next message
timmy

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Looks interesting and differs from your previous writing style



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: A Life Lived  [message #78721 is a reply to message #78720] Tue, 06 February 2024 20:03 Go to previous message
Bensiamin is currently offline  Bensiamin

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It is different, Tim and the first challenge was trying to assure that the first two chapters were consistent n feel and style to A Life Lived. this is the fist time I've written a sequel to another author's work, so it was a new experience. Then there was the decision about when to start with Bailey. that was arbitrary, and graduation university seemed like a good point. He's now on his own and prepared to live his own life...or is he?

We'll have to see what the readers have to say!



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