Writing Sex Scenes With Less Cissexism, Pt 2: Story Level Trans-Exclusion

This is the second post in a series for writers, especially writers of erotica and romance. This series is focused on writing sex scenes with trans and/or non-binary characters in a way that includes less unintentional cissexism. Part 1 focused on cissexism between characters during sex scenes. Parts 2-6 focus on bigger picture questions and narrative […]

Links of the week 5/18/16

Here are some of the brilliant things I have read this past week, my recommendations to you. This interview with Esmé Weijun Wang totally blew me away. So much in there about language, interracial relationships, mental illness. Really worth a read. “I chose to use English as well as Chinese in two ways: Chinese characters […]

On Writing Disability In Erotica   

“the world needs more erotica that consciously depicts the beautiful diversity of bodies and identities” I am honored that She Bop, a fabulous feminist sex shop in Portland, recently posted about my writing, with a focus on writing disability in erotica. It makes my heart sing to know that there are sex shops like this who […]

Last Stop: A Guest Post by Jacob Louder

  So we have come to the end of the blog tour for my first book, Show Yourself To Me. It’s been an amazing ride for me, doing all these interviews, writing guest posts, reading what these fabulous bloggers and writers have to say about the book. We are wrapping up by coming back home, […]

Queer Kink Praxis

Queerness can’t thrive in a vacuum. Part of what I ache for in queer stories is queerness that looks like the queer cultures and communities I know, where queers are not solitary or isolated, but have webs of connection with each other. We need that, need those sorts of chosen families and activist networks and […]

Writing Erotica as a Disabled Top

I’m a disabled top, who writes a lot of my erotica from a top’s point of view. As I’ve become increasingly more disabled, much more of my work represents BDSM play that I used to be able to do, but do not currently have the physical or psychological capacity to do. I’ve been writing tops that […]

Erotica Calls-Summer 2015

(Updated 6/17/15) Note: this list is not intended to be comprehensive. It leans toward short fiction calls, and makes special effort to include queer erotica and erotic romance calls. R. Jackson (Lethe Press) seeks big-boned men’s erotica (7/1/15) Insatiable Press is looking for erotic stories about new experiences (7/6/15) Ylva Publishing is looking for lesbian […]