Writer. GayTimes advice columnist. GQ contributor. That Blind Date blog guy. My real name is Justin. First novel for Little, Brown out spring 2018.
The Guyliner blows his cover
Dating blogger The Guyliner has written a novel under his real name. Justin Myers explores the pleasure and pain behind his first cover reveal
The Guyliner: ‘I admit it, I’m writing a book’
I was worried such a lofty ambition as writing a novel might make me sound vain or deluded or thirsty – all things we pretend are big no-nos.
First Dates Ireland: ‘You had to feel for cheery Bríain-Óg, his date was a no-show’
With cameras zooming in on every flirtation and following you to the toilet, why would anyone do it?
Life is short so I get to decide when it’s The End, not the author
"‘This was two books in a row I couldn’t finish. Did I have… a problem?"
The Guyliner on comfort reading: why do I read the same books over and over again?
Favourite books are like irresistible old boyfriends, your first loves. They are a reminder of your past, a lazy read or a refresher course. These are mine.
The Guyliner: Why you should never date your favourite novel’s romantic hero
If you’re seriously thinking of running off into the sunset with a literary love god, there are a few things you really need to know. (Warning: contains an insane amount of spoilers)...
The Guyliner: Rebecca is my favourite novel, so why do I hate everyone in it?
Mrs Danvers is a pretty watered-down school bully. Her obsessions, after all, are a hairbrush and a dead woman’s nightgown – Cruella de Vil or Maleficent she is not
The Guyliner: why am I addicted to buying books I’ll never read?
The Guyliner is suffering from piles – piles of unread books, whose ghosts haunt him – so why does he keep buying more, and what has happened to his brain that he can’t commit?