Far be it from me to blow my own trumpet when I could be metaphorically blowing yours, but suffice to say that a story of mine appearing in print is enough of an opportunity to shout “I’m in this book!” very loudly.
So, which weighty tome features your fabulous words? I hear you ask. Only The Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica 12: Over 40 outstanding pieces of short erotic fiction, edited by Maxim Jakubowski, out on 7th November and available now for pre-order on Kindle or Paperback!
The book is described as “A collection of 48 original, sensual and provocative sexual adventures, the twelfth volume of The Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica offers the very best new work of both deservedly well-known names and up-and-coming talents. Here you will find an exciting diversity of erotic writing which explores the full breadth of human emotional, sensual and sexual experience – vanilla is emphatically not the only flavour – in stories which are by turns intriguing, shocking, fascinating and enchanting.”
You can read a excerpt of my “outstanding….original, sensual and provocative sexual adventure” here.
Did I mention you could pre-order the Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica 12 on Kindle or Paperback?!
After all, it’s been forty years since Nancy Friday published the ground-breaking My Secret Garden, featuring her forays into the world of female fantasy. According to Dubberley, in the very same month in 1973 that Friday released her book, even infamous champion of the single woman, Cosmopolitan Editor Helen Gurley Brown, “ran a feature written by her in-house psychiatrist, with the opening line, ‘Women do not have sexual fantasies, period. Men do.’”
So, in an unprecedented era where an erotic trilogy has broken records and smashed sales, and when the profits of sex toy companies have increased exponentially due to said phenomena, how much has changed?
I’ll leave it to sexpert Emily Dubberley to bring you bang up to date…