Monthly Archives: November 2012

Confession of a grateful writer

Writers are often asked who inspires them, what writers have most influenced them on their literary journey. The number of authors I admire and enjoy are  too numerous to list here, but I thought I might tell you about one writer who influenced the creation of Spank. That would be author and journalist Daphne Merkin, […]

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Musings of a soccer Mom on erotica

I now have ten reviews for my book on Amazon. I consider it a milestone of sorts; it really excites me to read what other people think about my creation. There’s nothing like the judgment of strangers to get the heart racing! Anyone who puts their work in the public eye would probably say the […]

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It all comes full circle…

This past week I was watching the news when I saw a clip of the flooding in Venice, which has left 70 percent of the city underwater. As I watched images of the water in St. Mark’s square reaching inhabitants’ thighs, my mind wandered to the annual Erotica Show that takes place every November in […]

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Amazon and Writers Who Write…

This week, a controversial practice at Amazon HQ was brought to light by an author and blogger in the US.  It seems that officials at the world’s top online retailer of books has decided that authors are not permitted to post reviews—either positive or negative—of other authors. Yes, you read it correctly. Writers have been […]

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