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Blue eBook is now available!

Why I neglected to post this here on its release day, I cannot fathom. The sheer chaos and nervousness of it all? The feeling that I should be doing so many social media somethings, that I didn’t get half of them done even though I’m a fanatical list-maker? Stupor? Breakdown? Overload of relief after seven…

Blue‘s first review!

Terrance Aldon Shaw at Erotica for the Big Brain has read my debut novel Blue, and he gave it an honest and wonderful review. What I most appreciate about his review is how well he understood the importance of art in my novel, the role that self-expression plays in many of the characters’ lives —…

Just Desserts

I am happy to announce that my short story “Just Desserts” has been accepted into the erotica anthology “Love Slave: Sizzle,” published by Lit Select. (“Love Slave” is their erotica series.) The anthology will be released on March 15, 2016. This will be my second published story. This is a food-themed erotica collection; I wrote…

The ‘M’ in BDSM: Venus in Furs, by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch

Unlike the other works I’ve so far reviewed which have had relatively little written about them, Venus in Furs has been so thoroughly analyzed that I’ve been stumped as to what is left to say. The internet is peppered with introductions, hilariously “negative” reviews, and looming large, Gilles Deleuze’s novella-length essay “Coldness and Cruelty,” which…

New Year’s Discipline

Happy New Year, everyone, sorry it’s late. I’m running behind in everything in this brand new year—updating this blog, my writing in general, my life. I like to blame the holidays and their attendant stress, but let’s face it, I’m just kind of lazy. Which is why I’m writing this post. I am not really…

The Guiltiest of Pleasures: Jac Avila and Amy Hesketh’s Maleficarum

2011, Bolivia. Directed by Jac Avila. Starring Amy Hesketh, Mila Joya, Beto Lopez, Alejandro Loayza, Eric Calancha, Erix Antoine, Maria Esther Arteaga, Omar Aldayuz The term “guilty pleasure” is usually used to signify the enjoyment of some mass-entertainment product that is easy on the intellect, without the moral or mental challenges that accompany higher Art,…

The Customer Is Always Right

A brief tale of desire and discipline in a recessional economy, this story first appeared in Tamsin Flowers’s Erotic Advent Calendar, December 2015.Jessie kept her arms at her sides as she’d been told while Mr. Henderson pinched her nipples, hard, but she couldn’t help instinctively trying to pull away. This had the effect of pulling…