Empathy and Beautiful Sorrow

Maybe it’s because I’m an empathetic person, but I didn’t really find it funny or strange that the character in American Beauty was able to find such beauty in nothing more than garbage. Some days I, too, feel like I will be overwhelmed by the sorrowful beauty in the...

Death, Mourning, and Loss of Friends

Death doesn’t wait for everything to be perfect. There was this silly saying that I used to mindlessly repeat, that no one dies with an empty inbox. I thought I got it – that there will always be things to do. But that’s not really what it means it all. It means that...

(Never) Judge a Book by Its Cover

Anjasa is an enigma. She seems to be one thing – a calm seductress, a gold digger. She should be a courtesan or a stripper, parting men from their hard earned money, but she’s left those things behind. Instead, she’s looking for fun. A good time. But even someone so...

Male Kinks and Fantasies

When Dreamers Wake was my baby. My present to Joshua after he plotted out a bunch of stories that played on my kinks and desires for stories. It was a lot of fun to plan the overall story arch, from the innocent beginnings with a random tryst to something so much...

Inspiration, Promotion and Creativity

*Originally posted on OneHandedWriters, a blog for romance and erotica readers & authors.* I have to admit. I love writing. I love exploring new characters that are so different from myself, and writing books that I want to read. But publishing, too, affords me a...

Hiding in Plain Sight

*Originally posted on OneHandedWriters, a blog for romance and erotica readers & authors.* No individual is one-dimensional. We’re all different, depending on who knows us. Depending on what parts of our personalities we let people in on. We can be depraved...