Monthly Archives: January 2013

The pigeon-holing of erotica (and no, that’s not sexual)

It seems to be a flaw common to most of humanity—the desire to categorize and label absolutely everything we need come into contact with. If the world doesn’t have a clear classification scheme into which everything we encounter will fit, we just freak out! But it’s also one of the most frustrating things about being […]

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Sex Guide for sale, only 330 years old

Don’t you love it when history and fiction collide? I’ve talked before about my interest in erotica episodes in history, now along comes news of a historic tome entitled Aristotle’s Master-Piece. For 300 years,  it was a best-selling  sex manual for amateur midwives and young married couples. In the 18th century the book “became a […]

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Romance readers will feel the love

Before the holidays,  I left you with a reporter’s questions about Spank: The Improbable Adventures of George Aloysius Brown. She wanted to know what sort of reader I think it will attract and why anyone who isn’t familiar with the erotica genre would want to read it . I’ll be honest, if people are turned […]

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Vancouver feature!

Pleased to announce a feature on Spank that appeared in the Vancouver Sun today. Thanks to Joanna Kossowska for taking the time to to explore the topic!

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