BLAKE C. AARENS
Blake C. Aarens is an author, playwright, poet, screenwriter, and former college theatre instructor. Her play, The Prince of Whiteness, was the Invited Play at the 56th Conference on World Affairs. She has two plays in the 4th Annual San Francisco 1-Minute Play Festival. Blake’s erotic fiction has appeared in the Herotica series, Best Lesbian Erotica, Aché: A Journal for Lesbians of African Descent, Best American Erotica 1993, Penthouse magazine, and numerous other anthologies. Her collections of stories, Wetting the Appetite and Teaching Her Manners, are available from Sizzler Editions. Blake has more than two decades’ experience teaching classes such as Dramatic Technique for Fiction Writers and How to Write and Read a Dirty Story.
Find her on Twitter as @BCAarens, and at her Amazon Author Page.
Jan Graham is an author of erotic romance who has eight titles to her credit, including the Sidney Cougar series and the Wylde Shore series, with more to come. Jan lives in Newcastle, Australia. For those who enjoy labels and tags: as well as being an author, Jan is a blogger, a submissive, an aunt, dyslexic, a lover of all things erotic, naughty, a participant in the BDSM community, a widow, an orphan, and a member of a political group called The Australian Sex Party. In short, she is generally a bit of an eccentric who lives her life slightly left of centre.
You can find out more about Jan by visiting jangraham.com.au or jangraham.blogspot.com
Sherry Ziegelmeyer has been a publicist for so many years she has lost count. She started out in publicity and marketing as an intern for Azra Records when she was 17, moving on to handle publicity and promotions for various Los Angeles-based rock’n'roll bands. At that point, Sherry transitioned to working in the Creative Services and Community Relations departments of Capital Cities/ABC, Inc. (which became Disney-ABC Television Group in 1996) radio stations KLOS and KABC in Los Angeles. She was with those stations (and Radio Disney) for 8 years. In 2004, she began focusing on adult entertainment in all of its varied forms. She continues to operate the publicity and public relations firm Black and Blue Media, a boutique firm that handles publicity for adult production companies, lifestyle events and adult novelty manufacturers, blackandbluemedia.com.
Margie Church writes erotic romance novels with a strong suspense element, in keeping with her motto: Romance with SASS (Suspense, Angst, Seductive Sizzle). Never expect the same thing twice in one of her books. She tackles subjects and conflicts that aren’t typical in romances. Life is complicated. People are, too. Marrying those concepts makes her books fascinating. Her books include The 18th Floor, the Razor trilogy with K. B. Cutter, Night Music (2013 award winner for Best Erotica Series – Straight Menage) and in 2011, she was named GLBT Author of the Year and winner for GLBT Book of the Year for Hard as Teak. Margie is married and lives in Minnesota. Her passions are music, biking, walking on moonlit nights, fishing, and making people laugh.
Find her at romancewithsass.com.
M.Christian has become an acknowledged master of erotica, with more than 400 stories, 10 novels (including The Very Bloody Marys, Brushes and The Painted Doll). nearly a dozen collections of his own work (Technorotica, In Control, Lambda nominee Dirty Words, The Bachelor Machine), more than two dozen anthologies (Best S/M Erotica series, My Love For All That is Bizarre: Sherlock Holmes Erotica, The Burning Pen, and with Maxim Jakubowksi The Mammoth Book of Tales of the Road). His work is regularly selected for Best American Erotica, Best Gay Erotica, Best Lesbian Erotica, Best Bisexual Erotica, Best Fetish Erotica, and others. His extensive knowledge of erotica as writer, editor, anthologist and publisher resulted in the bestselling guide How To Write And Sell Erotica.
He can be found in a number of places online, not least of which is mchristian.com.
Mick (Mykola) Dementiuk is a two-time winner of the Lambda Award. He was born in 1949 of Ukrainian parents in a West German DP camp, immigrating to America when he was two. As a gay man growing up during the 1970s, he experienced internal and external homophobia. But after trips to Times Square, the Ramble in Central Park, Greenwich Village and other places he became secure in his sexual orientation and sexual life. A writer with varied employment, from gyro seller at Lollapalooza to roustabout at the Big Apple Circus, Mick’s electrical wizardry helped create the magic of Cirque du Soleil performances of Alegria in Santa Monica, Chicago, Washington DC, Boston, and New York. After a massive debilitating stroke in 1997, he eventually returned to writing, using one finger to execute the fantasies and psychological stories in his mind. His books include Times Square Queers, Sissy Godiva, The Bookstore Clerk, and Always Looking.
Visit him at mykoladementiuk.com and dementiuk.weebly.com.
Proclaimed the Bad Boy of Romance by the publishing industry, Sascha Illyvich achieved fame quickly as one of the few men writing in a genre otherwise led by women. His erotic romances are on the Night Owl Romance and Road to Romance’s Recommended Read list, and he has been nominated for a CAPA by The Romance Studio. His novels include the USA Today recommended Torn to Pieces, Treasure’s Gift, and the bestselling Gift of Her Submission. Sascha Illyvich writes romance, erotica and romantic erotica. As an author of erotica he is probably best known for his novels of bondage and discipline published by Sizzler Editions. The best of his paranormal romance short stories have been collected as Dark Sensualities and Primal Instincts. Sasha is also the editor of a number of anthologies of original erotic romance novellas like The Sexiest Time of the Year and Bound for Love.
Sascha’s blog can be found at saschaillyvichauthor.com.
Jean Roberta has taught in Canadian universities for almost a quarter of a century. She writes in several genres. Approximately 100 of her erotic stories, including every orientation she can think of, have appeared in print anthologies, plus three single-author collections including The Princess and the Outlaw: Tales of the Torrid Past (Lethe Press, 2013), and The Flight of the Black Swan: A Bawdy Novella (Lethe 2013). The twenty-five opinion pieces she wrote for a monthly column, “Sex Is All Metaphors,” are available as an e-book, Sex Is All Metaphors, here. She has also written dozens of reviews.
Look her up at www.jean-roberta.livejournal.com
RALPH GRECO, JR.
Ralph Greco, Jr. is a professional writer. His copywriting clients include escort services, mining part machine manufacturers, Naturopaths and hotel chains. Ralph has seen his fiction published in anthologies, single author collections, major market magazines and small press, and his one-act plays have been produced across the U.S. Ralph is also the editor-in-chief of Von Gutenberg magazine, the weekly SEX FILES column at shortandsweetnyc and shortandsweetla, as well as being the east coast correspondent for vintagerock.com.
Colin is a fetish writer based in Northern Virginia. In addition to more conventional distinctions, he is probably the single most prolific professional author of tickling erotica working today, with dozens of titles to his credit. Much of his output is available from MTJ Publishing (www.mtjpub.com) and includes novellas (Agony in Silk, Captured by Amazons) and story collections (Navel Maneuvers, Laughing Boys). His comic scripts for MTJ include the popular Maggs and Lexi series, as well as the recently-launched dark fantasy The Seven. Much of his other work can be found at Sizzler Editions, and includes femdom (Girlville, Nestra Gets What She Wants), spanking (The Spanking Club) and foot-fetish stories (Soles in Torment).
He blogs at www.gigglegasm.com and can often be found at the Tickling Multimedia Forum. He welcomes emails at email@example.com.
A few years ago Nobilis Reed decided to start sharing the naughty little stories he scribbled out in hidden notebooks. To his surprise, people actually liked them! Now, he can’t stop. The poor man is addicted. His wife, teenage children, and even the cats just look on this wretch of a man, hunched over his computer, and shake their heads. Clearly, there is no hope for him. The best that can be hoped for is to just make him as comfortable as his condition will allow. Symptoms of his condition include two novels, several novellas, numerous short stories, and the longest-running erotica podcast in the history of the world.
Website: nobiliserotica.com; Podcast: nobilis.libsyn.com; Twitter: @nobilis.
P.M. White has toiled on a number of sexy stories over the years, including his newest novella Volksie: A Tale of Sex, Americana and Cars from 1001 Nights Press.
His previous publications include the Horror Manor trilogy from Sizzler Editions: Eyeball Man, Desire Under the Eaves, and You are a Woman. White’s short stories have appeared in Sex in San Francisco, The Love That Never Dies, Bound For Love, Pirate Booty and many others.
For more information, visit him on Tumblr, at his Amazon author page, and on Twitter @authorpmwhite and Facebook.
billierosie has been writing erotica for about three years. She has been published by Oysters and Chocolate, in The Wedding Dress. Logical Lust accepted her story “Retribution” for Best S&M 3. She has also been published by Sizzler, in Pirate Booty and in their Sherlock Holmes anthology, My Love of all that is Bizarre, as well as Hunger: A Feast of Sensual Tales of Sex and Gastronomy and Sex in London: Tales of Pleasure and Perversity in the English Capital. She also has a collection of short, erotic stories, Fetish Worship, as well as novellas Memoirs of a Sex Slave and Enslaving Eli, both published by Sizzler Editions in 2012 and available for purchase at Amazon.
billierosie can be found at Twitter, @jojojojude and at her blog.
DR. AMY MARSH
Amy Marsh, EdD, DHS, CH, CI, is a clinical sexologist and AASECT certified sex counselor, certified hypnotist and hypnosis instructor, and an associate professor of human sexuality at the world’s most radical sex school. She is a former Carnal Nation columnist.
Learn more at www.dramymarshsexologist.com or follow @AmyMarshSexDr on Twitter.
Elizabeth Coldwell is Editor-in-chief at Xcite Books, where the titles she has edited include the National Leather Award-winning anthology Lipstick Lovers. As an author, she has 25 years’ experience in the field of erotica, having been published by Black Lace, Cleis Press, Sizzler Editions, Total-e-bound and Xcite Books among many others.
She can be found blogging at The (Really) Naughty Corner – elizabethcoldwell.wordpress.com
Zander Vyne is breaking genre stereotypes; her short and long fiction has been published everywhere. Her work has been included in The Best of the Erotica Readers and Writers Association, Red Scream magazine, The Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica 11 and 12 and many other publications, in print and online. Next up, look for “Red House” appearing in The Darker Edge of Desire and “Under a Perfect Sun” which will be included in Love, Lust and Zombies. Zander enjoys passing on her knowledge and experience with other writers, editing and ghostwriting their work. She’s the founder of the Slush Pile, a Facebook group dedicated to connecting writers with beta readers, and Editor in Chief at Full Sail Editing.
Remittance Girl has been writing and publishing erotica for over ten years. She teaches creative writing and multimedia design. At present, she is pursuing a PhD in Creative Writing, focusing on the possibility of eroticism in a post-modern society.
You can read some of her work on her site at remittancegirl.com.
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