Anthony Beal


Dark Erotica Author Anthony Beal's publishing credits include frequent contributions to The as well as to all three volumes of the Dark Dreams horror anthology series edited by award-winning horror novelist Brandon Massey, the Chocolate Flava 2: Succulent anthology edited by New York Times best-selling author Zane, Las Vegas-themed erotica anthology Sin City, and the bisexual threesome erotica anthology Some Like It Bi, both edited by The Dark Duet Trilogy author Jennifer Roberts.

Anthony's other interests include drinking, graphic novels, Japanese language and culture, cooking, poetry by Paul Lawrence Dunbar, and fiction by Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Charles Bukowski. His writing influences include E.A. Poe, Anais Nin, and Henry Miller.

Anthony's debut novel-length work titled The Escapists: An Erotic Fantasy Novel, has garnered multiple 5-star reviews and continues to earn praise.

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Smashwords Interview

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The greatest joy of writing for me is to populate my story settings with characters that are multi-dimensional, flawed, and most importantly, that react to the events of the story in a believable fashion. Oftentimes, regardless of story genre in which an author is writing, characters get so poorly written that it distracts from the tale being told. Examples of this would be characters portrayed as cartoonishly evil for no discernible reason or ones with no clear motivation driving his/her actions, or who exists only to embody one or more all-too-familiar tropes and clichés that are usually even less entertaining to read about in print than they are to watch in films. I like to give my characters fears, doubts, anxieties; imperfections we can all relate to. Sometimes I allow them to be completely wrongheaded in their way of thinking. I like to let them try to reason out solutions to their problems, or maybe fret a while and wonder what in hell to do about their situation. I like them to dream and stumble and lust and despair and make wrong guesses and resist change and be brave and be cowards, to behave like we all do sometimes. Also, sometimes I like to have them simply fail. But I try to always make them interesting, if only to me. That’s my joy as a writer.
What do your fans mean to you?
My fans mean constant evolution to me, because having received positive feedback from people drives me to want to sustain their interest. It drives me to continue challenging myself to tell new stories in new settings. It pushes me to experiment with language and characterization in ways I haven’t tried before, but that I hope my fans will enjoy as much as they’ve enjoyed my past works. That shouldn’t suggest that this desire to see my style always evolving isn’t an inherent part of me as a writer, because it is. Certainly any artist, writer or otherwise, mustn’t rely solely on external motivations in order to create and produce; the motivation has to come first from within. But knowing there are people out there enjoying what I do sure makes it a bit more enjoyable. And each fan’s opinion is worth more to me that two dozen negative comebacks. I’m all for a writer being able to take constructive criticism and am always grateful when I receive some, but obviously not all criticism is constructive; especially in the internet age, there are people who simply enjoy spreading negativity behind the veil of relative anonymity that an online avatar affords. I’ll gladly thank a person for a constructive, helpful critique, but what I don’t have time or patience for is someone simply spewing insults at writers who for better or worse, dared to put their most personal imaginings on display, so I tend to ignore such cruel individuals. Why waste time with people whose only purpose in commenting on my work was to antagonize me, when I could be talking to my fans instead?
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Funereal Diseases Of The Mind: fifteen tales of dark erotica - Book Trailer
EROTICA: ADULTS ONLY: The fifteen tales of horror erotica gathered here will bring you face to face with gods and vampires, psychotics and witches, shapeshifters and demons, and strip them bare for your delight and theirs.


Claimed, Pleasured, Owned
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,080. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Men's Erotica
This is the story of how a houseguest, one of my husband's old school buddies, became my live-in lover and cuckolded my spineless spouse. It's also the story of how I not only let it happen, but am enjoying the best sex of my life as a result.
Wanderlust For Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Menage/Multiple Partners
Francesca's visits to Spain always find her surrounded by beautiful men. Beautiful, naked men tireless in their devotion to pleasing her in every way she desires. Who needs a romantic relationship?
Just One Lick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Interracial
Cuckold Elliot has watched his voluptuous wife Jessica bed more beautiful black men than he can count. She never lets him do more than observe their sex acts. Whenever he protests her infidelity, she assures him she’ll stop doing it when he stops getting turned on watching. Will tonight be that night?
Craving Katherine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: American English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Men's Erotica
Since the day he met her, Katherine, wife of veteran New England lobsterman “Big Jack” Foller, has been Trevor’s obsession. When a revelation from her results in his having some unexpected alone time with her, Trevor is torn between his lust for the married woman and his loyalty to his friend and mentor Jack in this erotic short story.
Nude and Wounded in Sin City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this erotic revenge short story, Adrienne’s heart, though intact, is peculiar in that it is also empty. It is “whole” and “hole” in equal measure and demands, as do her other holes, to be filled with some regularity. The website she uses to hook up with married men serves her well in that regard.
Rest Stop Ramming
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
All trucker Luke de la Vega wanted or needed when he pulled into an unfamiliar rest area was a bathroom and a hot meal. The two girls in the blue convertible that pulled in just ahead of him had wants and needs of their own. Luke would find himself all too willing to meet these before returning to the road.
The Escapists: An Erotic Fantasy Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,060. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
On an unnamed resort island frequented by wealthy women seeking sexual thrills, Esme will lose her heart to a man paid to deliver them. If she isn't careful however, she and everyone involved may lose more to the ancient gods at war on those grounds.
Fast Hard Slow Deep: Collected Erotic Works of Anthony Beal Volume Two
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,260. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Erotica Anthologies
More collected erotic short stories by Erotica Author Anthony Beal. Story themes span multiple erotic genres including voyeurism, paid sex, gangbang, older woman/younger man, teacher/pupil sex, pseudo-incest, interracial, masturbation.
Fast Hard Slow Deep: Collected Erotic Works of Anthony Beal Volume One
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,670. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Erotica Anthologies
Collected erotic short stories by Erotica Author Anthony Beal. Story themes span multiple erotic genres including gangbang, interracial, cheating, older woman/younger man, paid sex, and teacher/pupil sex.
Audrey Makes A Move
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Menage/Multiple Partners
In this short story, Audrey needs help moving her belongings out of her apartment. She enlists the aid of four young men who've had crushes on her since they were teenagers. When her intended method of paying them for their services falls through, they all find an alternate means that will leave everyone naked, exhausted, and completely satisfied.
He's Not There
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Menage/Multiple Partners
In this short erotic tale, when it comes to sexual fulfillment, Maxmillian is all things to all paying customers.
Triple-Forged Coupling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In this short erotic story, Diego and his sensual soulmate have reached an understanding about their sexual relationship and what turns each of them on. Tonight, waiting to join his lover in bed, he finds that understanding at odds with his true desires. Conflicted, he awaits the chance to act on his feelings.
Cherish the Birthday Girl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Men's Erotica
Cherish turns twenty-one years old today and will spend this birthday as she has spent each one since her eighteenth: having sex with her two stepbrothers. This year however, an unexpected additional gift threatens to forever change their tradition.
Wild Hearts, Little Deaths
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Men's Erotica
When Ronn comes home from college for a visit, his soon-to-remarry father tells him to get acquainted with Sera, Ronn's new stepmom-to-be. Ronn does exactly that. He and Sera acquaint themselves with one another all afternoon, in every position and in every room of the house.
Callie's Wedding Bell Screws
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
Callie wanted to spend her last night before walking down the aisle enjoying dinner and dancing with her girlfriends. They had other ideas, and she finds herself drinking too much at a male strip club where the onstage show is nothing compared to the one these guys put on after their shifts end.
Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Menage/Multiple Partners
(3.00 from 1 review)
In this erotic short story, when a host of fallen angels come to claim their reward for having battled on her behalf, a woman embraces both her sexual emancipation and her unique role in their evolution.
Girl's Night In
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Women's Erotica
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When BBW Dacia's lover argues with her about her curves, she escapes to a place where she always feels beautiful and desired in this erotic short story.
Marriage Retreats
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
A moment's flirtation between Desmond and his boss Melina explodes beyond their ability to contain it in this erotic short story.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Men's Erotica
A headstrong university student takes on her arrogant professor by taking it all off in this erotic short story.
Swimming Through Apologies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
In this erotic short story, a man on a crowded metropolitan subway train finds himself pressed against the woman of his dreams. It isn't long before she's pressing something against him in return.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this short erotic story, a legendary musical instructor's student grapples with whether the violin is her instrument to master, or whether she is his.
Arts of War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
In dealing with an antagonistic boss, office worker Nin will learn that passion takes many forms behind closed doors. Sometimes the heat between two bodies owes its intensity as much to anger as to lust.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
This erotic short story introduces us to the Sheffield household and a pretty young tutor named Willa, who isn't afraid to get dirty with married father of two Phillip between lessons she administers to his young daughter.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
Led astray by sexy Adam, Carla tries to weather the aftermath of her infidelity and salvage a relationship with her boyfriend Layton in this erotic short story.
Playas Of A Greater Game
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
In this short erotic story, urban warrior Eryq's membership in a distinctive underground swingers club threatens his relationships with both his wife and his current bedmate.
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
In this erotic short story, Filiz is a college educator who will traverse the globe to stimulate things other than the minds of her students.
Their Flesh So Weak: 3 Erotic Tales of Cheating
Price: $2.67 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
These three tales of the sexually unfaithful bring the heat through vivid descriptions and explicit imagery that linger long after you finish reading.
Naked Aggression: 2 Tales of Angry Sex
Price: $1.78 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
They say that love is blind, but many forget that rage can also be blinding. Passion takes many forms behind closed doors. Sometimes the heat between two bodies owes its intensity as much to anger as to romance.
At Your Fingertips: 2 Tales of Masturbation Erotica
Price: $1.78 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
Two erotic tales sharing pulse-pounding manual sexual titillation as their common thread.
School Lays: 3 Tales of Teacher-Pupil Erotica
Price: $2.67 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: American English. Published: March 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Erotica Anthologies
(5.00 from 1 review)
Certain kinds of knowledge can neither be learned nor taught in a classroom. These three hot erotic stories explore what happens when life calls for a more hands-on teacher-student relationship.
Funereal Diseases of the Mind: fifteen tales of dark erotica
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,870. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Paranormal
The fifteen tales of horror erotica gathered here will bring you face to face with gods and vampires, psychotics and witches, shapeshifters and demons, and strip them bare for your delight and theirs.

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Smashwords book reviews by Anthony Beal

  • Manwich (Sexy Shorts) on Aug. 13, 2011

    This story is told in an atmospheric style that engages all five senses. It features male characters who are magnetic, confident, and believable, and a relatable, likable female lead. The author does a skillful job of establishing sexual tension that smolders between them, gradually fanning its flames throughout the story’s course until its blazing heat swells to burn down character and reader alike. Sex scenes are rendered with equal parts affection and feral fury. I highly recommend this work to readers who like their erotica honest, passionate, naughty, and vividly-detailed with not a word wasted.
  • Captive in the Dark (The Dark Duet) on Sep. 26, 2011

    For me, the mark of a great story is that I'm always sorry to reach the end of it because I don't want it to be over. This is truer of "Captive" than it has been in quite a long time for me in terms of novels by contemporary writers. The author's descriptive talents do an expert job of establishing bleakness, not just of the situations and physical surroundings, but also that which lies at the cores of captive and abductor alike. Characters' grapples with damaging pasts and torments psychological and physical are grounded in gritty realism that made this one hard to put down. A definite winner that will doubtless incite me to frequent re-reads, and has earned the author a new lifelong fan. Looking forward to more from CJ Roberts.
  • Long Arm of the Law on Oct. 07, 2011

    This one managed to surprise me, in that I thought I had a pretty good idea where it was going, only to end up being taken someplace unexpected. Great example of how thrilling erotica can be in the hands of a skilled storyteller!
  • Holly's Christmas Bonus on Oct. 09, 2011

    This story is as hot as it is humorous (and set in the offices of the most wonderful company to work for that I've encountered in recent memory!) It's told in an explicit, forthright style that sustains the heat level right up until the final word. I really enjoyed the read, and am looking forward to more from this author.
  • Rose and the Alien on Oct. 09, 2011

    This story served up heated sex with a touch of humor and an ending that made it an instant favorite! I'm willing to bet I had as much fun reading this one as the author had writing it. I'll definitely be back for more from Nikki Palmer.
  • The Director's Couch on Feb. 11, 2012

    This was a great read that held my interest from start to finish. Smoldering sex scenes and a relatable storyline make this one I highly recommend. I enjoyed the ending a great deal, and it left me wanting more.
  • Watching Laura: A Collection of Firsts (Erotica / Masturbation / Oral Sex / Lesbian / Bisexual / Threesomes / Dildo / Couple Play) on Feb. 29, 2012

    This collection offers vivid erotic situations for a wide variety of sexual tastes. "First MFM Threesome," "First Confession," and "Public Sex" were standout works that left me wanting their stories to go on and on. After reading this collection, I'm officially a fan of Mister Cooper's works.
  • The Moon-Kissed Chi on March 18, 2012

    The author has created a very expressive and erotic society driven by elemental sexual energies. The relationships between characters are believable (often even enviable) and touched by humor and romantic affection as well as more primal sexual lust. Something I liked about this story is that for all its attention to detail, the author was skillful about leaving some things to the imagination. Kudos to Grinelda Markowitz for creating a realistic realm that succeeds in simultaneously feeling futuristic and ancient, as well as characters in whose happiness and well-being I found myself quickly invested. I think lovers of erotica and fantasy fiction will enjoy exploring the world created in this book.
  • High Stakes Nikki on April 29, 2012

    I've re-read this story multiple times, and I continue to enjoy it every time. Its strength is in its realistic portrayal of a married couple with issues, and their initial ambivalence about a sexual situation they haven't encountered before. This story element is altogether believable and plays out much as it would in real life. In addition, the sex scenes are graphic, paced with skill, and have enough tension running though them to quicken the pulse and shorten the breath no matter how often I read it. The fact that it includes a bonus excerpt of the sequel to a story I'm greatly anticipating makes this read worth far more than the purchase price. Erotica lovers will enjoy High Stakes Nikki.
  • Recess on June 12, 2012

    This author's usage of language and imagery to convey as well as evoke moods and feelings of arousal has earned a quick fan in me. Touching on a variety of sexual sensibilities, the title work and short pieces excerpted here have left me (much like Mrs. Pickman and other characters I look forward to meeting soon) wanting more, which is the best to which one can look forward with any story. Well done.
  • Double Penetration in the Desert: An Interracial Cuckold Story on July 13, 2012

    A compelling read. This story quickly establishes a level of sexual heat that is sustained from Mel's first sight of Antonio until the very last word.
  • When All is Lust on July 14, 2012

    The sexual elements here are more meditative than can be found in a lot of contemporary erotica. The story has some punctuation issues that proved to be a mild distraction from reading it, but the sentiments under contemplation in this tale retain their ability to make one care about the character and root for her to resolve her lust issues.
  • An Indian Slave Capture and Breaking on July 20, 2012

    Multiple words used incorrectly and a main character who reacts to her situation in a highly implausible fashion made it impossible for me to rate this any higher.
  • Fucked by my daughter's boyfriend on July 20, 2012

    Some obvious misspellings aside, the initial setup was decent but I found the sex scene involving the mother seemed a bit rushed. This story might benefit from having some of its dialogue re-tooled, as much of it sounds less like things people would say out loud in real life and more like dialogue written specifically for a quick porn read.
  • Drivers Ed on July 20, 2012

    Great scenario with a believable and sympathetic main character. This story is graphic in a way that causes the action to leap off the page in ways I could feel, hear, smell, and taste; if not for some minor editing errors (a few misused words that spell-check didn't catch because they technically are spelled correctly) it would have earned 5 stars from me. I recommend it highly to anyone seeking an erotic read that will get your pulse racing.
  • Moving Mrs. Mitchell on July 29, 2012

    Realistic characters navigating believable circumstances of the sort to which many readers should be able to relate (and in which many readers would probably love to find themselves) made this a joy to read. The story moves at a pace that allows for better character development than is typical of a lot of erotic short stories, and the sex scenes radiate levels of carnal heat that titillate until the last word.
  • Taking the Babysitter on Sep. 02, 2012

    A great story told with skillful pacing and imaginative dialogue. The characters' sense of individual conflict over their desire was palpable and really brought the scenario alive, lending Lena and Joe emotional dimension. My only criticism is that it ends somewhat abruptly, and that nothing about the story description makes it obvious that this is but part one of a duology. Given that there's a sequel, the abrupt ending is understandable and forgivable, but some indication that the story doesn't resolve until the next chapter would have been nice at time of download. Still, a very enjoyable tale. I will likely read Book 2 to see how the tale progresses.
  • The First Time: A Short Story of Incest on June 04, 2014

    The author does a good job here of building anticipation toward the final act, and of writing in the voice of a hormonal teenage male. Each character processes a believable plethora of emotions surrounding their changing mother-son relationship, suffering through realistic moments of self doubt, mutual resentment, shame, and burning, often disturbing lust. This adds depth to a premise that could too easily have read like bad pornography, but instead makes for a suspenseful study of two broken people, and adds extra steam to the eventual resignation of mother and son to where they both know things are headed. I will read more from this author.
  • Best Friend's Mom on June 04, 2014

    This story is all right; not outstanding, but far from being terrible. Its premise (young, sexually-inexperienced man learning from an attractive, sexually-aggressive mature woman) is one that writers and readers alike will return to again and again, and so while this story draws ably enough from that well, some aspects could be tightened to make for a more titillating tale. More detailed and descriptive language during sexual scenes would have added a bit of heat. Making the sexual act depictions longer and taking the reader along as the author delved a bit deeper into the thoughts and feelings filling the participants' heads during the sexual encounter would also help. All in all, not a bad story, a quick and easy read, however stories of this kind, on this topic, have been better-expressed.
  • Hooker for a Night on June 04, 2014

    Juliet Beltrey is a true master wordsmith and builder of erotic tension that begins as a subtle spark, then smolders and spreads, growing until it has set the lives of its characters aflame in ways impossible to contain. Read this story. If you enjoy erotica, read this story. You won't be disappointed.
  • You Are Not Us: An Essay by Shannon Barber on June 04, 2014

    An honest and astute critique of some people's tendency to devalue painful experiences that have never been and will never be theirs. I am in awe of Shannon Barber's ability to convey exasperation, restrained rage, and nerves worn raw by a worsening world, with such precision.