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A Penny for your Thoughts: Shame on you for Shaming

A Penny for your Thoughts: Shame on you for Shaming

Let’s talk about Shaming Someone I adore recently sent a SnapChat photo of the cover of Best Women’s Erotica of the Year Volume 3 to her story. I lent her my copy when she expressed interest after reading Chemical [se]X 2: Just One More and her relative swiped Big Book of Submission Volume 2 I’d…

A Penny for your Thoughts: Here’s looking at you, 2019

A Penny for your Thoughts: Here’s looking at you, 2019

Looking back at all the times I let procrastination win in 2018 means one thing in 2019… It has GOT TO GO. I procrastinated so much in 2018 that the entire year almost feels a complete waste. Whether this means using a pomodoro timer or the annoying one on the microwave I use while cooking,…

Guest: Wednesday Noir: An Introverts Guide to Navigating the Negative on Twitter

Guest: Wednesday Noir: An Introverts Guide to Navigating the Negative on Twitter

Please welcome the amazing Wednesday Noir with some excellent advice regarding negativity on social media. It’s no secret if you follow me on Twitter that I’m an agoraphobe. I’m also extremely introverted. The only socializing I do is on Twitter. Is it healthy by most people’s standards? No. But I’m a happy hermit, and that…

A Penny for your Thoughts: Proximity Alert

A Penny for your Thoughts: Proximity Alert

Those of us that write, live, or both regarding the BDSM Lifestyle tend to focus on one major item above all others (or I hope they do…). A specific word that conveys many feelings and comes with the heaviest of weight. Consent. Without consent, it’s abuse. But what about outside the kinky bedroom activities? This…

A Penny for Your Thoughts: Bound, Gagged, and Stuffed into a Trunk

A Penny for Your Thoughts: Bound, Gagged, and Stuffed into a Trunk

Last week, I was invited to Skype into Dr. J.’s writer group. The ferocity of our combined energy caused funnel clouds to appear in my area, but hell, what fun it was! Last week the talented Dr. J. invited me to Skype into her writers group get together. You have no idea how excited I…

Adventures in Writing: Being a Good Influence

Adventures in Writing: Being a Good Influence

This post is a little… okay, a lot emotional. This is post two in my “Being a Good Author Friend” series. Stay Tuned, there’s always more. I recommend tissues if you watch This is Water. I highly recommend watching This is Water. Everyone is influenced by someone or something happening around them. While I attribute…