Monday 4 April 2016

Drabblerotic Animal Magnetism - C is for Cuckoo m/m - #AtoZChallenge 2016

Welcome to FB3X Drabblerotic 2016.
A to Z Challenge 2016

This post contains adult themes
The Way Drabblerotic Works

it's really very simple. We'll write a drabble every day inspired by our word of the day and we want you to be inspired too, just write :). Our theme this year is
Animal Magnetism
And we're being inspired by the fauna of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Our word today is
C is for Cuckoo.

Contains adult themes,
or language
Not The Same (m/m, PG, Fantasy)
by Sophie Duncan

Author's Note

The cuckoo in the nest is a well know term for someone who doesn't fit in, so that's what I went with :)

He was not like these people, Deacon had known that all his life: a foundling left on the shaman’s doorstep. His skin was darker. He stood head and shoulders above other men. And no-one else felt the bristling in their skin that he did when the wind blew from the South.

Arms came round him, a chin pressing at his shoulder-blade.

“Musing again, Deacon?”

He sighed: hands held him tighter.

“Come inside, Love.”

Jaco released him.

Deacon turned.

At the door of their house, his husband winked, dropping the towel from his waist. Maybe being the same didn’t matter afterall.

To see all the entries in Drabblerotic, check out the list at the bottom of this post.

A drabble is a work of 100 words exactly. Flash fiction is a work of up to 500 words. Both may be submitted to Drabblerotic.

So What Can You Write? The simple answer is - anything! Our work here on FB3X will be erotically themed. but feel free to take the inspiration any way you want to, fiction, fanfiction, non-fiction, meta, any genre you want to write, since variety is the spice of life!

To those struck by inspiration (and no you don't have to be a professional writer to join in, anyone can embrace their inner author):
  • Below you will find a chance to join in Drabblerotic in the form of a linked list
    • Write a drabble/flash fiction inspired by the word of the week.
    • Post the fiction to your own blog, social media, or website 
    • Then insert a link into the linked list to that drabble/flash fiction for everyone to find (A hint of the genre of your drabble/flash fiction in the title of your post would be appreciated.), e.g. A Little Bit of Fun (PG, Science Fiction)
    • To encourage your friends to join in and hence cascade the fun, you can also add the list into your own post by copying the code.
  • OR you can just write us something in the comments :)
    For folks who enjoy reading drabbles/flash fiction: you can then peruse Drabblerotic to your heart's content :).

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    1. Oh the things that will take our mind off of being different. Great post.

    2. Interesting take on cuckoo.

      Alex's Ninja Minion

    3. Another great short. Love they way you did this! Love doesn't recognize differences.
      Happy April 4th!

    4. Another great story. Where one person thinks their differences make them odd, another person loves them for those differences

    5. Lovely! I have fabulous images in my head now. Thank you.

      Awakening Dreams and Conquering Nightmares with a Pen
      I’m focusing on my music collection this month. And having fun. Hurray for that!

    6. Great story and I like how you used the word cuckoo. Kudos for being able to do a drabble-I'd never heard of one before. I don't know if I could stop at just 100! Have a great A to Z Challenge! :D

      Kat Morrisey @ Lost & Found in Fiction

      1. Hi there! Drabbles are an interesting challenge, because they do have so few words and I tend to be a rambler, sometimes I have to spend a long time trimming and rewriting things with more brevity ;P

    7. Deacon thinks too much but his husband will take care of that. *smiles*