Thanks to Amy Biddle at Underground Book Reviews for interviewing me about everything from the whys and hows of erotic writing, the launch of the indie author site Here Booky Booky, and my novel Confessions of a Kinky Divorcee! I really enjoyed the chat. An excerpt:
"Well, I felt a great deal of sexual shame when I was younger, and it caused me all sorts of problems. (Among other things, I was already well into my first marriage when I managed to face the possibility that I might be gay! That's what sexual shame can do to us, of course -- it can make us hide from our true selves.) I've also seen the lives of people I love absolutely ruined because of their fear of their own sexual desires and identities. I was fortunate enough, however, to come across Anais Nin quite early on. Nin's writings, particularly her diaries (like Fire: A Journal of Love, which is often extremely erotic) tapped me into the heart of a woman who knew that her sexuality was powerful and vital. It was like coming home.
So, I began to enjoy erotica -- and I also found that I loved to write it. Sometimes…" [Read more at Underground Book Reviews]