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The Difference Between Fantasy and Fiction

I love writing erotic fiction. I sometimes enjoy reading it. Sometimes. I do not like erotic fiction that blurs lines of consent or is disrespectful – to women, to men, to the community it is writing about, etc. Sometimes when I voice this, people will say “but it is only fantasy.” And this is wrong. There is a difference between fantasy and fiction, and I am going to explain that. I think it is something that many erotica authors either miss or ignore, and our genre and its sub-genres hurt for it. Erotica can be erotic and it can still be respectful. It can sexualize respect and consent and be an incredibly erotic story. You just have to understand what a fantasy is, what drives that fantasy, and how to turn it into erotica.

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Filed under: BDSM, Erotica, The Erotic Author, Writng

Respect in BDSM Erotica

If you head over to StreetWraith Press After Dark (I linked around the 18+ warning because if you are going there from here, you should already be 18+ … you’re welcome) you will see a review with a similar title as this article. My first review of another author’s erotica. I hope that you find it enjoyable and that it stimulates your mind enough to want to buy the story. It’s a good one. Emily Ryan-Davis came highly recommended to me, and I recommend her as well. What gripped me about Claiming Lauren and has me reading the rest of the eXclave series is the respect she pays to the Lifestyle and, most importantly, the safety and protocols that are so important in it. I wanted to expand on that idea … Read entire article »

Filed under: BDSM, Blogging, Community, Erotica, Featured, The Erotic Author, Writng

The Sexy Bad Boy

Here is the article I’m going to be talking about. Did you know they are making a 50 Shades movie? Probably, because everyone is talking about it. And as someone who could not get through the first chapter of the book, I’m going to say, that is not necessarily a bad thing. It’s not a bad thing because with the chatter about the books, people are also talking about the activities in the book – specifically BDSM. And with that talk, they are turning to experts. No, not psychiatrists and health experts.

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Filed under: 50 Shades of Grey, BDSM, Blogging