MIA…and a few ideas

I’ve been MIA for a while.  I’ve had some issues – all personal – that have kept me from writing. I might talk about some of the deeper stuff that I’ve learned while away, but it’s going to take time to process all of that. Instead, I thought I’d talk about burnout. I’ve talked about […]

TSTL – Too stupid to live

I heard this once from an editor because my heroine went to a fight wearing skirt. Which would probably come as a bit of a shock to any Scot wearing a kilt, and a few martial artists as well. As someone who took martial arts training – in a standard gi – I can tell […]

Be a little… different

“I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I’m afraid of. ” Joss Whedon Joss Whedon gave us cowboys in space – just look at the way Nathan Fillion was dressed – right down to the ‘companion’ with a heart of […]

Erotica or Porn?

Definitions: Erotica or Erotic Romance – Romance stories with sex. Must have a HEA (Happily Ever After) or HFN (Happy for Now) ending. Largely romantic fantasy. What some refer to as ‘mommy porn’, which it’s not. Mommy sex perhaps, but not porn. See below. Pornography – stories about sex, usually without emotion beyond the sex […]