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Body Modification and Feminism: My Body, My Mods

Body modification has been on my mind quite a bit lately, because I have several piercings and tattoos and I’m about to get another piercing soon. While there is much less judgment now than there has been in the past regarding piercings and tattoos, a number of prejudices still linger, and I want to talk about… Read more Body Modification and Feminism: My Body, My Mods

Filling the Well: The need for creative input

Creative Output: The 365 Challenge Last year, I took the 365K challenge from the Facebook group 10 Minute Novelists. Well, that’s not entirely accurate. I missed official signups for the challenge, so I completed it on my own, committing to writing an average of 1000 words a day for the entire year. I knew I would… Read more Filling the Well: The need for creative input

Maybe Three’s Not a Crowd: Polyamory Thoughts

Up until a few years ago, I knew I was monogamous. In fact, I knew my husband and I were both monogamous, and that neither of us was going to sleep with anyone else besides each other for the rest of our lives. Polyamory was not in the cards. I was curious about threesomes, about women,… Read more Maybe Three’s Not a Crowd: Polyamory Thoughts

Hit me with your best shot: Impact play and mindfulness

Yesterday, Kate on Girly Juice published a fabulous piece called Meditation, Mindfulness, & My Slutty Mouth, which among other topics, discussed the meditative quality she finds in giving blow jobs. It’s a great article, and you should read it. When I read the piece yesterday, I started thinking about my own relationship between sex and… Read more Hit me with your best shot: Impact play and mindfulness

GeekyKinkyChat milestone: EVEN ODDS excerpt unlocked!

Thanks for participating in #geekykinkychat so far on Twitter today! Here’s our first milestone: an excerpt from EVEN ODDS. More like a sexcerpt. “What do you want me to do?” He met her eyes, his own sparkling with a barely contained smile. So that’s what they were doing, then. Isabel slid down off his lap and grabbed… Read more GeekyKinkyChat milestone: EVEN ODDS excerpt unlocked!

EVEN ODDS release: It’s a Geeky/Kinky celebration!

Just in time for fireworks, EVEN ODDS is now available! As a design manager at PI Games, Isabel Suarez is no stranger to the struggles of being a woman in a male-dominated industry. But when her team attends a gaming convention on the other side of the country, she figures there’s no harm in putting… Read more EVEN ODDS release: It’s a Geeky/Kinky celebration!

Self-Love: Breaking Free of Gendered Limitations

Yesterday, my agent Saritza Hernandez sent me a wonderful article from The Body Is Not an Apology, a fabulous blog with the tagline of “Radical Self-Love for Everybody and Every Body.” Clearly, this is right up my alley. The article was “3 Steps Toward Good Sex Beyond the Binary: Having Sex with a Nonbinary Person,… Read more Self-Love: Breaking Free of Gendered Limitations