Monthly Archives: October 2012

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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The reviews keep on coming!

Thanks to “Crafty Cauldron” for taking the time to review my book, and so glad you enjoyed it! Take a look at the review here.    

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How a flea beat out a fly in the race to erotic narration 125 years ago

Who hasn’t wished they could be a ‘fly on the wall’—nearly invisibly dropping in on a particularly juicy conversation or event? And what kind of event would be juicier than an erotic one? So when I was thinking of how best to recount the goings-ons in the court of Catherine de Medici—the 16th century Queen […]

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Still funny after all these years…

With all the recent buzz these days about erotica, you’d think that sex in literature was a recent development. It’s amazing how many people seem to have just ‘discovered’ the genre! It’s almost as though folks figured that the human race just didn’t read or write about sex for a few thousand years when, in […]

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Sex and humour: it’s all about the delivery!

After a lengthy career in daily newspaper journalism, Spank is my first novel. I had a lot of fun researching and writing it. I describe SPank as an ‘erotic comedy’ and so far, critics say it has generous amounts of both. So naturally some of my readers have been asking me: “Which is more difficult […]

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