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Notes from the cheap seats…

Nothing seems important at 30,000 feet except the vague possibility of a safe landing after a flight lasting 14 hours. And maybe that’s why so many of us opt to bury ourselves in a book in order to wile away the time. Indeed, we devote a great deal of time and thought to choosing on […]

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Full Exposure

I was pleased to be able to spend some time over at the lovely Miss Bebe Balocca’s blog this week. An erotica author herself, Bebe does a wonderful job of helping spread the word about the genre and its authors. Thanks for having me, Bebe! You can read the blog here.

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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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Alan in Exile

Last week I left you with this: “It was to be the last book I would read for three years.” And you did indeed read that correctly—for three years, the time it took me to write Spank, I did not pick up a novel by another author. I’m sure you’re asking “why?” and with good […]

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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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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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Welcome to Spank!

“Have faith in your manuscript. Remember, The Great Gatsby was rejected 50 times.” – Kent Bruyneel, literary critic, editor of Forget Magazine. Hello everyone and thanks for visiting my website. I have a new book out ( as you may have noticed by the title of the website) and I’d love for you to consider […]

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