Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Sex Writing: Where Do Ideas Come From?

In my very first column here, I advised to write what you know, but what you ‘know’ can as much be what you have...

Aged Out

Photo by michael schaffler on Unsplash   You just might find, having the good fortune of steely DNA or coming to apply the exact prescribed medications...

Goodbye Mr. Vachss

On the heels of Anne Rice and Joan Didion dying at the tail end of the year, I learned that another of my favorite...

Step Back, Shut Up, Fuck Off

Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash I began this one initially as a plea to playwrights. Having had the pleasure of seeing a bunch of...

De-balling, Retracting and Playing It Safe: How Cultural Inclusionary Language Is...

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash As I have written previously, I do indeed use the Grammarly program in my editing, but I am very...

BE NICE

Photo by A A on Unsplash   Ok kids, it's story-time. Sit right down here at Uncle Ralphie's knee and let me regale you of yet...

Get My Blood Boiling With Some Foreplay

Photo by charlesdeluvio on Unsplash My part two of this three-part article of the essential parts of erotica, this time foreplay, again sees us traipsing down very...

How Valuable Is A Writer’s Time?

Photo by Quinton Coetzee on Unsplash I hear that phrase all the time, "Well, your time is valuable." Actually, mine isn't. Or, more precisely, it...
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BDSM Was Sexier Than I Had Expected

  BDSM was the last thing on my mind when I met my husband. Dave and I had been neighbours for ten years before we started...

I Seduce You; You Seduce Me

The Seduction of a Story This is the first of a three-part article specifically aimed at you, my fellow naughty scribes. Indeed, we are like...