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Wade Kelly

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Wade Kelly lives and writes in conservative, small-town America on the east coast where it’s not easy to live free and open in one's beliefs. Wade writes passionately about controversial issues and strives to make a difference by making people think. Wade does not have a background in writing or philosophy, but still draws from personal experience to ponder contentious subjects on paper. There is a lot of pain in the world and people need hope. When not writing, she is thinking about writing, and more than likely scribbling ideas on sticky notes in the car while playing "taxi driver" for her three children. She likes snakes, can’t spell, and has a tendency to make people cry.

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Of course there is more coming!! :)
No! Jocks Don't Date Guys is book #2 and should come out in December from Dreamspinner Press. I'm currently writing book 3 with 4 to be written next. You'll eventually see what happens to everyone! :)(less)
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Doug is the main character of book #3 :)
I really wanted to have this book finished by now, but had some personal setbacks. It's over 75k with a goal of 90-100k, so it's close. I hope I answer your question in JOCK 3 :p
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“Because I'm good with me & god, it's the "between me & the parents" part I still have problems with.”
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“Because I'm good with me & god, it's the "between me & the parents" part I still have problems with.”
Wade Kelly

“It's not about who you sleep with, or whether you know about sports or tools or have a pearl-wearing wife or whether commercials make you cry. [...] it's about whether you step up. When something hard comes along. A man steps up. He doesn't dodge it or run away from it or try to push it onto someone else. He steps up. Even if it isn't his responsibility. And that's why there are so many guys and so few men. Because stepping up is hard.”
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“I think it's romantic," she said mostly to Edward. "Cursed to live their lives in the shadows, to be together only under the cover of darkness... hiding their love from the sunlight."

"They're gay, honey," said Emma, "not vampires.”
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“Yeah, Jame. I don’t have a woman. I am sure as fuck not taking a guy. You can be my date.” Matt answered.

“Oh, because I’m not a woman, or a guy.”
Wade Kelly, When Love Is Not Enough

“What do you feel?” Curiosity hung in the air.

Matt was thankful Darian didn’t walk out except now he had to explain himself. “I feel jittery.”

“Oh, then it’s gotta be love.” Darian shook his head and turned away.

Matt knew sarcasm when he heard it. He grabbed Darian’s elbow and pulled him into his arms. Darian’s hands were smashed to his chest and his face was very close to Matt’s. “I’m not letting you walk out.” He asserted. “You make me feel sick.”

“Oh, that’s so much better.”
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message 199: by Wade

Wade Dreamer80 wrote: "Thank you for your friendship in here, Wade! <3"

No problem!!! Glad to connect on all social media platforms! :)


message 198: by Dreamer80 (last edited Nov 01, 2015 11:52AM)

Dreamer80 Thank you for your friendship in here, Wade! <3


message 197: by Wade

Wade Matthew (Matty) wrote: "Wade wrote: "Matthew (Matty) wrote: "Wade wrote: "Names Can Never Hurt Me was nominated for:
~Best Long Story (250 pages or 100K words)
~Best Hurt/Comfort
~Theme ~Best Friends to Lovers
~Profess..."


One never knows..... I like to be unpredictable, but I can see what you're talking about.;)


message 196: by Matty

Matty Wade wrote: "Matthew (Matty) wrote: "Wade wrote: "Names Can Never Hurt Me was nominated for:
~Best Long Story (250 pages or 100K words)
~Best Hurt/Comfort
~Theme ~Best Friends to Lovers
~Profession ~Best Blu..."


YES! So excited to hear that. After reading Jock it made me think if there was any kind of tease that Rob and Russ might have something.


message 195: by Wade

Wade Matthew (Matty) wrote: "Wade wrote: "Names Can Never Hurt Me was nominated for:
~Best Long Story (250 pages or 100K words)
~Best Hurt/Comfort
~Theme ~Best Friends to Lovers
~Profession ~Best Blue Collar
~Genre ~Best C..."


Yes !! I started it. The title is going to be Only Skin Deep. Right now I'm working on my sequel to my JOCK book, but I will get to it!! Corey needed a story.


message 194: by Matty

Matty Wade wrote: "Names Can Never Hurt Me was nominated for:
~Best Long Story (250 pages or 100K words)
~Best Hurt/Comfort
~Theme ~Best Friends to Lovers
~Profession ~Best Blue Collar
~Genre ~Best Contemporary/M..."


Omg that was so good a lot of feels lol. Any sequels for it in the works?


message 193: by Wade

Wade Names Can Never Hurt Me was nominated for:
~Best Long Story (250 pages or 100K words)
~Best Hurt/Comfort
~Theme ~Best Friends to Lovers
~Profession ~Best Blue Collar
~Genre ~Best Contemporary/Mainstream
~Best Gay/Out For You
YAY!
And OMG! All-Time ~ Favorite All-Time M/M Author
Plus: All-Time ~Favorite All-Time M/M Romance for When Love is Not Enough!


message 192: by Wade

Wade Names Can Never Hurt Me would probably fit into the Contemporary Mainstream category in the M/M choice awards. Not sure what else. I guess I have to think about the books I've read to nominate.


message 191: by Wade

Wade Member Choice awards are open in the M/M romance group

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message 190: by Wade

Wade Matthew wrote: "Is the Unconditional Love series over or are there more coming?"

I have more planned. Darian's story for sure. I even have a cover. But alas I am a slow writer. I have a book coming-out in July (ish) no date yet, but it is in edits with Dreamspinner and cover art is in the works. And I am writing two books right now. I plan to get to Darian later this year. Thanks for asking :D


message 189: by Matty

Matty Is the Unconditional Love series over or are there more coming?


message 188: by Wade

Wade I have just over 3 hours before I leave for Atlanta. Do I finish packing? Do I make sure I have everything? No. I BLOG!!! Spirit Day! Wear Purple (if you can) and support LGBT youth! http://writerwadekelly.blogspot.com/2...


message 187: by Wade

Wade I blogged. I talk about the rise of my latest release (The Cost of Loving) to #19 on Amazon's Best Seller List in Gay Romance in only 3 days. As well as having the first book in the series appear on the best seller list again! woot!!! When Love Is Not Enough is #55. 2 BOOKS ON AMAZON'S BEST SELLERS IN GAY ROMANCE!! WOW. I also thank my fans on my blog. I mention writing the next one. And I talk about my love of "lists". Hop on over and read about it -->>
http://writerwadekelly.blogspot.com/2...


message 186: by Wade

Wade And here is my take on Kage Alan's series The Face of Gay:
http://www.kagealan.com/blog/2013/the...


message 185: by Nic

Nic Thanks for the friendship Wade!


message 184: by Wade

Wade I started a discussion thread.
http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...


message 183: by Wade

Wade So, I blogged about the release date: August 16th. I talked about the frustration I've gone through in waiting that long. This book has takes 2 years to publish. There were major issues involving GRAMMAR, plot details, and the ending. BUT, I think I've learned something through it all. At least I hope I have! Read my blog (http://writerwadekelly.blogspot.com/2...) You'all are great! Really. Best fans in the world.


message 182: by Wade

Wade Gearing up for the heartache and angst. I blogged for you again. :) enjoy. http://writerwadekelly.blogspot.com/


message 181: by Wade

Wade After accused of "Radio Silence" (LOL) I wrote a blog. Goodreads is often slow at "pulling" the feed from Blogspot, so here is the link.
http://writerwadekelly.blogspot.com/2...


message 180: by Teri

Teri I am A-okay! Crying is fine with me...must get back to it! Hugs!


message 179: by Teri

Teri Oh shit! Hug me! Hug me! Hug me! I am only 90 pages or so in and I need hugs! The waterworks have started after reading one sentence 90 pages in! Am I gonna make it?


message 178: by Teri

Teri No! I am currently having a temper tantrum because my brother is a boob! I have not gotten far into it as said brother is a boob and I was having a small melt down! I am off tomorrow so I can give my full attention to your wonderful story and have word orgasms... (I love that...word orgasm!)

I will keep ya posted sweetie! Super big hugs!

Teri


message 177: by Teri

Teri Gosh darn you Wade...After some gentle prodding (LMAO) I am giving up the book I am reading and I am going for When Love Is Not Enough...I am gonna be a blubbery, blotchy crying mess..and it will all be your fault! I am breathing deep.....and here I go....


message 176: by Teri

Teri You made my heart :) so thanks so much for that! HUGS!


message 174: by Wade

Wade I'm blogging, but GR's feed isn't pulling it over. Not sure why.

http://writerwadekelly.blogspot.com/


message 172: by Wade

Wade I blogged. It's long. I included an excerpt of the book I am ALMOST done writing/rewriting/editing - The Cost of Loving.
http://writerwadekelly.blogspot.com/2...


message 171: by Wade

Wade Thanks Vio!!! :)


message 170: by Vio

Vio Happy Birthday Wade, I hope you have a great day.


message 169: by Wade

Wade Thank you Deeze, Anna, and Icedave!!!! :D Much appreciated!


message 168: by Candice

Candice


Hope its a good one.


message 167: by Icedave

Icedave
Happy Birthday Wade :o)


message 166: by Anna

Anna Tulley Happy Birthday Wade! I wish you all the best! <3 Have fun today :D


message 165: by Deeze

Deeze Wade its your birthday?? Hope you have a fantastic day. Photobucket


message 164: by Wade

Wade Thank you! RB!!!


message 163: by R.B.

R.B.


message 162: by Icedave

Icedave Thanks for the friend invite Wade :o)


message 161: by Wade

Wade I'm going to Philly today. My Smart phone isn't smart enough to let me comment/ reply to any blog post comments so for those who regularly say something to me, I'm not ignoring you!! I'll answer when I get back.


message 160: by Deeze

Deeze Wade wrote: "So, I got some money for Christmas. What did I buy? Music and books! :)

When One Door Opens, Sinner's Gin, Second Chances, and Ethan Who Loved Carter

I'll be moving them to the top of the list. :p"


Ethan who loves Carter should go straight to the top Wade, but I could be a little bias lol


message 159: by Wade

Wade So, I got some money for Christmas. What did I buy? Music and books! :)

When One Door Opens, Sinner's Gin, Second Chances, and Ethan Who Loved Carter

I'll be moving them to the top of the list. :p


message 158: by Wade

Wade Not risque.... Just, Niiice! ;)


message 157: by Vio

Vio Lets try this again, Wade it was not even risque lol!




message 156: by Monika

Monika Merry Christmas Wade!




message 155: by Wade

Wade Thanks Deeze!!! Thank you RB!! Hope you both have a great Christmas too!


message 154: by R.B.

R.B. Have a wonderful Christmas Wade!



message 153: by Deeze

Deeze Hey Wade


message 152: by Thistle

Thistle Thank you, Wade. Looking forward to reading more of your work.


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