On Writing

‘A Slip of the Lip’ Challenge

I have posed a challenge for erotica writers: to write the most innovative, least cliche-ridden, hottest and compelling kissing scene in less than 1000 words. This challenge is being run on the ERWA Erotica Readers & Writers mailing list. So, if you’d like to participate, please join ERWA. It’s a great place anyway, and the…

Some comments are just too…too…too!

I do get the very occassional nasty comment. They are rare, actually. But considering what I write is pretty tame compared to, say, most literary fiction writers, it amuses me when a really good one comes along.

Remember ‘The Exorcist?” The voice that Linda Blair spoke with when her head twirled around and she said: “Your mother sucks cocks in hell“?

Identity, Projections & Betrayal

photo by Robert D Bruce

For those of you who have been reading me a while, you’ll notice that I’ve been a little fictionally quiet of late here. There are a lot of things that have contributed to this.

The whole site/blog fiasco was a big distraction, of course, but I was being somewhat subdued before that. Also, I’ve been doing some writing of a private nature.

Finally, I’ve been looking over my work and having some serious discussions with myself on the subject of identity: mine, my characters’, and the way I see the people I know through this medium.

The Place of the Narrator in Erotic Fiction

I just got asked a number of questions on writing erotica.  The requirement was for nice concise answers and one of the things that defeated me was my attempt to discuss the place of the narrator in erotic writing. In any piece of writing, there is a three-way going on between the reader, the story…