Tag Archive for writing

Why the question asked of George R. R. Martin was valid

Last week this popped up in my timeline: It made me laugh, and I’m sure most of us Game of Thrones fans – and by Game of Thrones fans I, of course, mean those of us who have never read the books, but delight in the show – can recognise the ridiculous irony of our predicament. But actually, this reminded… Read more →


Stretching my much unused flash fiction fingers with 100 words and a prompt – “pineapple” – from @eroticnotebook. He first mentioned Brazil as I was curved over his lap, his weeping prick between my lips, in a state of some discomfort, limbs angular on either side. He said it again in the morning, with the fruit balanced ceremoniously between his… Read more →

The Pseudonym Problem

Saturday 3rd March was a day of realisations and new consciousness; over the course of the twelve hours I spent at Eroticon I suddenly became aware of so many truths and complexities inherent in writing about sex, and most of them were sparked at the Identity, ethics and sex blogging panel. First of all, I had never consciously drawn such… Read more →

The Fat Issue

Over the past few days I have been following the comments and commenting on this piece – Gwyneth Paltrow’s Fat Shaming and America’s Binging Epidemic – over at RachelRabbitWhite.com, and my feelings towards this issue have finally come to a head. So I’m setting my smut aside for a moment in favour of furthering the discussion. I’m not Gwyneth Paltrow and… Read more →