This short story will be free to download and is part of the annual Rainbow Advent Calendar.

From the 1st – 24th of December authors of GLBT+ fiction will be opening a door to a selection of festive stories to while away the winter days and get you in the Christmas spirit.

Find stories from your favorite writers and discover some new ones along the way.

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When Jacob meets Celyn he hates him on sight. Too disrespectful and gaudy. Too different.

But even the grumpiest of wood carvers will find it impossible not to be won over by Mr. Sparkles.

And maybe even fall in glittery love.