Kyle and Evan have been best friends for
years. Now they are finally taking a chance on more. Below
are some of the behind-the-story details about these two
Please note: These details could be considered minor
spoilers for the character backstories in Take Me Home.
Waiter; Aspiring Writer for TV
Currently staying with his best friend, Kyle
Liberty Falls, Ohio
Never had many
friends in his hometown.
himself as the geeky boy everyone knew was gay
before he did.
Has a shot at his
dream job writing for a popular network drama.
Fell in love with
his best friend in high school but knew it could
never be more than friendship.
His partner of 10
years just dumped him.
Apartment in West Hollywood, California
Liberty Falls, Ohio
mystery series features an amateur gay sleuth
Popular in high
Has never had a
serious relationship. Has never wanted one.
At-ease with who
Admires the hell
out of his best friend.
considering moving home to Ohio to get over his
writer's block but doesn't want to leave if Evan
Take Me Homeís scene board (cleverly
covered by my editing check marks to avoid spoilers). Each
scene actually has 8 or more check mark post-its. I kept
track of my read-throughs on a scene-by-scene basis.
Just for fun I took a picture of the
manuscript while I was in the process of revising
(from the back so you canít get a glimpse of all my
red pen scribbles). If you look closely you can see
my catís whiskers on the right. He kept an eye on
me, making sure I stayed on task.
Playlist for Kyle and Evan
Sometimes When We Touch, Dan Hill
Let's stay Together, Al Green
Chasing Cars, Snow Patrol
Have a Little Faith In Me, John Hiatt
First Time, Lifehouse
Maybe I'm Amazed, Paul McCartney
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, Roberta Flack
Unchained Melody, Righteous Brothers
You Are So Beautiful, Joe Cocker
Built to Last, Melee
A Preview in Pictures
During my research
phase of writing Take Me Home, I saved links and
images and descriptions for
inspiration as I wrote. The following is a preview of
Take Me Home using only a sampling of the
pictures from my research notes. Under each photo is
a link where I found the photo and the credit if