“I Wanna Be A Female Monster.”

  I wanted to share the origins of the quote “I wanna be a female monster,” and what it had me thinking of as I buckle down to draft several new stories.   I watched I Love Dick this past week on a whim. When I saw commercials a few months back, I guffawed...

Dark Romance Is Not A Dare

This week there were several discussions about dark romance and erotica. Again. It’s also known as transgressive fiction. Or rape fiction. Or more derisively “rape as romance” as it’s called in the romance community. Some of these discussions concerned the...

Shameless Saturday: Dark and Tragic Fare

So, most of the time I can’t half remember the things I like, or they’re so weird and brutal that I feel like maybe I should keep them to myself. The more I thought about it though, the more I decided I should talk more about the things I like. Shame keeps...