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New Year, New Projects

I had begun writing erotica at the request of someone else, several years ago. I did as I had been ordered, not knowing what to expect, but the interesting thing was that I discovered that, over time, it began to free me – from my life, from expectations placed upon me, and most importantly, from myself. And I discovered that I wasn’t too bad at it, and that I enjoyed it!
Yet I was beginning to feel displaced. Did I want to write about the sexual as something disparate and standalone with no context and no feeling? Did I want to write about the erotic at all? Why was I doing so?

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Sexy Threesome for November, Part 1: What I’m writing for NaNoWriMo

My project for this year’s NaNoWriMo is The Threesome, a trilogy which I have been planning for a number of months. This book series began life as an erotic dream which, excitingly, included me. It went something like this…

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The Authentic Author

I find that I am much happier and able to communicate better when I feel that I’m writing as Ina than I am when writing under my ‘other name’. It’s a weird piece of mindset that I feel stronger as a writer as Ina, less likely to care if I have a bad review (although don’t get me wrong, that’s still pretty horrible), and, most importantly, I feel more able to write as my authentic self using a name I wasn’t born with, married into, or adopted in any other way. What do I mean by that? I simply mean that, as Ina, I feel free to just… create. And to create my way.

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Creating a life worth living: Week 1

Sometimes it feels like I spend my whole life apologising. This post comes with the apology that I really should have posted it at the(read more…)

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My writing: depression and direction

My apologies for not posting here for a few weeks. Various issues have prevented my ability to do so. If you’ve followed my blog for(read more…)

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A Quick Update…

I want to say a big thank you, first of all, to my lovely readers who follow this blog. Having been dragged into the blogosphere(read more…)

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Where’s the love slave gone…?

This post comes by way of an apology to those following my Love Slave story. Due to circumstances beyond my control, the next instalment is(read more…)

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Experiment: blogging an erotic novel

I spent a wonderful 24 hours over the course of last Friday and yesterday, engrossed in the many fabulous sessions in the first of three(read more…)