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Serial: Down the River – Chapter Twelve

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I’m finally revisiting the characters from The River City Chronicles nine years after their original timeline. I’ll be running the series weekly here on my blog, and then will release it in book form at the end of the run. Hope you enjoy catching up with all your faves and all their new secrets! Today, Marissa tracks Ben down and they have a heart-to heart, until some bad news interrupts their chat… < Read Chapter Eleven Join my email list to get my weekly newsletter with notifications of new chapters. Chapter TwelveOh Crap Marissa watched Ben throughout the meal, taking … Read more

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Serial: Down the River – Chapter Eleven

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I’m finally revisiting the characters from The River City Chronicles nine years after their original timeline. I’ll be running the series weekly here on my blog, and then will release it in book form at the end of the run. Hope you enjoy catching up with all your faves and all their new secrets! Today, Marissa and Marcos try to downplay their own problems at the family dinner at Zocalo… < Read Chapter Ten | Read Chapter Twelve > Join my email list to get my weekly newsletter with notifications of new chapters. Chapter ElevenDinner Party Mash-Up Dave and Marcos … Read more

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Serial: Down the River – Chapter Ten

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I’m finally revisiting the characters from The River City Chronicles nine years after their original timeline. I’ll be running the series weekly here on my blog, and then will release it in book form at the end of the run. Hope you enjoy catching up with all your faves and all their new secrets! Today, Carmelina and her family prepare for family dinner… < Read Chapter Nine | Read Chapter Eleven > Join my email list to get my weekly newsletter with notifications of new chapters. Chapter TenSecrets, Lipstick & Matching Khakis Carmelina stared at the blank screen, willing herself … Read more

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Serial: Down the River – Chapter Nine

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I’m finally revisiting the characters from The River City Chronicles nine years after their original timeline. I’ll be running the series weekly here on my blog, and then will release it in book form at the end of the run. Hope you enjoy catching up with all your faves and all their new secrets! Today, Ainsley flirts with a different future… < Read Chapter Eight | Read Chapter Ten > Join my email list to get my weekly newsletter with notifications of new chapters. Chapter NineHer First Fan Ainsley lay on her back staring up at the poster of one … Read more

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Serial: Down the River – Chapter Eight

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I’m finally revisiting the characters from The River City Chronicles nine years after their original timeline. I’ll be running the series weekly here on my blog, and then will release it in book form at the end of the run. Hope you enjoy catching up with all your faves and all their new secrets! Today, Gio comes face-to-face with a piece of his past… < Read Chapter Seven | Read Chapter Nine > Join my email list to get my weekly newsletter with notifications of new chapters. Chapter EightSmoke and Moonlight Gio slung the garbage bag over his shoulder and … Read more

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Serial: Down the River – Chapter Seven

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I’m finally revisiting the characters from The River City Chronicles nine years after their original timeline. I’ll be running the series weekly here on my blog, and then will release it in book form at the end of the run. Hope you enjoy catching up with all your faves and all their new secrets! Today, Carmelina gets a bit of a surprise… < Read Chapter Six | Read Chapter Eight > Join my email list to get my weekly newsletter with notifications of new chapters. Chapter SevenItalian Surprise Carmelina swept into Ragazzi like she owned the place, which was not … Read more

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Serial: Down the River – Chapter Six

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I’m finally revisiting the characters from The River City Chronicles nine years after their original timeline. I’ll be running the series weekly here on my blog, and then will release it in book form at the end of the run. Hope you enjoy catching up with all your faves and all their new secrets! Today, the bi high-school student is all grown up, and has a new crush, and an old flame too… < Read Chapter Five | Chapter Seven > Join my email list to get my weekly newsletter with notifications of new chapters. Chapter SixThat Was Then Marissa … Read more

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Point of View: The Birth of a Book Festival

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Yesterday, it finally happened. For years, I’ve been whispering in the ear of anyone who would listen. Sacramento needs its own book festival. We got so close in 2020, when my own group QSAC was ready to launch a queer book fest at a local arts center. And then Covid intervened and shut everything down. But still, the dream lingered, kept alive by a series of conversations with the library folks, readers and authors in our little Sacramento valley. I even spoke with the President of our local writer’s club about the idea, at a book reading at Ruby’s Books … Read more

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Serial: Down the River – Chapter Five

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I’m finally revisiting the characters from The River City Chronicles nine years after their original timeline. I’ll be running the series weekly here on my blog, and then will release it in book form at the end of the run. Hope you enjoy catching up with all your faves and all their new secrets! Today, we check in on a writer, who loved and lost… < Read Chapter Four | Read Chapter Six > Join my email list to get my weekly newsletter with notifications of new chapters. Chapter FiveLoralei Ben pecked at the keyboard, willing the words to come. … Read more

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Serial: Down the River – Chapter Four

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I’m finally revisiting the characters from The River City Chronicles nine years after their original timeline. I’ll be running the series weekly here on my blog, and then will release it in book form at the end of the run. Hope you enjoy catching up with all your faves and all their new secrets! The Ragazzi guys return… < Read Chapter Three | Read Chapter Five > Join my email list to get my weekly newsletter with notifications of new chapters. Chapter FourPapà and Babbo Diego Bellei laid out his ingredients with care across the wide marble countertop. Italian flour … Read more