Anyway, a buddy of mine mentioned wishing that Lowell (who's kind of a bad guy in these stories!) could have a happy ending, reform, find someone who'd make him happy, etc. I said I'd like to read that but didn't think I could write it right now. I said they were welcome to write it, though, if they wanted to.
Guess what I got for Christmas? That very story, written just for me! I was over the moon--it was soooo good! It made me like Lowell and want the best for him. They made the character into somebody I could love.
Anyway, I encouraged my buddy to go ahead and publish this story. I really think it's an awesome read. I feel honored that A. Russo's first published story is based on one of my characters!! And I hope they'll write many other things in future, too.
Anyway you can read the story on the Kindle, if you are also interested:
It's very sweet and a total feel good read for me.
(It's also available on Kindle Unlimited.)
Oh, if you haven't read my stories, I think you could just read this as a rather sweet contemporary read with a bit of angst in it, and a happy ending. :-D