The Making of Nervous Boy

It all started with a Craigslist post. Back at the time when Craigslist was one of the best places in the Bay to pick up other queers for casual sex and kink. When I was still a newish top, on my semi-annual visits to San Francisco, I would skim the ads in internet cafes looking […]

Erotica Calls-Spring 2014

(Updated 4/6/14) Evernight Publishing is looking for x rated office romance (MF, MM, MFM, MMM) (4/11/14) Kristina Wright (Cleis Press) is looking for Best Erotic Romance (4/15/14) Salacious magazine is looking for sci fi erotica (4/15/14) Rob Rosen (Cleis Press) is looking for Best Gay Erotica (4/30/14) Jillian Boyd (House of Erotica) is on the hunt for hot historical […]

Aftercare: In Kink and Erotica

I’ve been sick lately, but not just with migraines (which have me avoiding screens and all light and sound), so I have finally been able to break in my new (free!) TV, and DVD player ($16!) with a double feature: Pride and Prejudice (1940 version) and Bride and Prejudice (2004 Bollywood-style musical parody by Gurinder […]

Saturday Summary: a few tidbits about my writing from this week

Item the first: The Big Book of Orgasms is now an audio book! So, if you wanted to hear my story about desiring faggotry, “Baxter’s Boy”, and you missed me reading it in the amazing vibrator museum at Good Vibrations, you can hear the tantalizing Rose Caraway read it in the privacy of your very […]

Sometimes you have to stop and write something else.

I’m in the middle of working on the novel, but found myself captivated by an idea, and rode it quick and hard to a finish just in time to submit it to one of the dozen erotica calls due yesterday. I’ve been spending some time recently talking kink with another dominant sadist and there is […]

Queer and Trans Calls For Submission–Winter 2013/2014

(Updated 3/8/14) These are LGBTQ calls that are not specific to erotica. Erotic content may be welcome. Transgress Press is looking for Letters from Our Partners, an anthology of letters written by partners/spouses of trans* people to their trans* partner(s) (4/1/14) The Throbbing Rose Collective and community partners are holding an open call for proposals from […]

Resources on “Writing the Other”

(updated on 12/29/13) “Writing the Other” is a phrase people mostly use to mean one of two things: writing about/from the POV of characters/people that are significantly different from you, belong to different communities, particularly along lines of power and privilege (e.g. race, gender, sexuality, disability, class) writing about/from the POV of characters/people that are […]

Elust #57

Photo courtesy of Cammies on the Floor Welcome to Elust #57 - The only place where the smartest and hottest sex bloggers are featured under one roof every month. Whether you’re looking for sex journalism, erotic writing, relationship advice or kinky discussions it’ll be here at Elust. Want to be included in Elust #58? Start with the rules, come […]