Tag Archives: erotica

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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A Visit from St. Nicholas

(With apologies to Clement Clarke Moore) ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a keyboard was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hope that e-readers soon would be there; And the writers were nestled all snug in their beds Dreaming of royalties […]

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

I’m sure every new author dreams of scoring a book review in a big city daily newspaper. But for erotica writers that dream often seems less achievable. Right now, I have three prospects for just that and I’m very excited to see whether they come to fruition. But generally speaking, erotica, no matter how good […]

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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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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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New Praise for Spank!

“When I expressed my surprise about Spank to my wife, my surprise that spanking could be such an erotic turn on, her surprise was that I was surprised. Of course being spanked is a turn on she informed me. Perhaps reading this witty salacious book will change your life as it did mine. Even if it doesn’t […]

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Writers do it anywhere, even on a toilet in Shanghai

The best thing about being a writer is that you can do it almost anywhere. All you need is a ballpoint pen and the back of an envelope and you are ready to go whenever inspiration strikes. You might just be recording an idea, or jotting down a snippet of dialogue. Or you might find […]

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Why erotica should be written on papyrus

So what exactly is erotica? According to Wikipedia, “Erotic literature comprises fictional and factual stories and accounts of human sexual relationships which have the power to or are intended to arouse the reader sexually.” That definition works for me, but what the official definition doesn’t capture is the lengthy history of erotica as an honourable […]

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