Sex is at the heart of what it means to be human. So it bewilders me that — as a rule — erotica is seldom taken seriously, either by writers or readers. How can we make sex — on the page as well as in life — less a performance and more a source of communion? How can we go deeper? Assume the reader wants — and is capable of appreciating — something beyond a jerk-off vehicle. The throbbing rod, that is, and all other coy euphemisms for body parts.
It's time again for another contest! The Death Trap Peril contest I ran last year had a great turnout, absolutely stunning artwork, and was an all around good time. This time around, I've got a little something different in mind. This time, the contest is to reinvent my superheroines, Fury and Justice Girl. When they were first conceived, they were a fun idea I had to give my girlfriend a gift.
The newspaper also printed a particular scene from the book, which has been reproduced on multiple media outlets. This was a very well organised, well co-ordinated strike. He is now suing the Australian for defamation, but in another move decided to publish the Sky Warriors on Amazon last week. By the accounts of those who read it, the book is far from erotica, and is rather a highly detailed war book, full of technical detail about aircraft and radar. The BBC states that while Jensen had held his Liberal seat in Perth for nearly 12 years, he was never hugely popular with locals, so may have lost his seat anyway.