There are many reasons this is a topic I like to write about. Yes, I realize that many women have been raped, and they don't want to be reminded of it by reading about it. Well, there is a simple solution to that: DON'T READ IT! I'll never understand why women who are warned about a story's contents, read it and then complain about things they don't like. I warn people what is in my stories, so they have no one to blame but themselves. The main reason I write about rape is that many women do have rape fantasies. Not the kind where they are taken into a dark alley, humiliated and abused. No, they have fantasies about a handsome foreign prince forcing them against their will. No violence, no abuse, merely sex. I also write about rape, because it is considered a taboo topic, and I want to step out of my comfort zone and write about those types of topics. Again, if you don't like taboo topics, then don't read my stories. It really is that simple.
Will you really publish other authors' stories?
I'm definitely willing. I enjoy publishing my own stuff, and I would like to branch out and help other wanna be writers. It's not easy to know where to start, or who to trust. I won't require any private information, at least unless your stuff is popular and sells A LOT. For more information, visit my blog (address is on my profile page).
What's the story behind Brenna & the Beast?
Beauty and the Beast has always been one of my favorite stories. I love the Disney version as well as both TV versions. Having sex with a man who could potentially claw you to death in the sack is a bit exciting. So I decided to write my own version of this classic tale with Brenna & the Beast. Leo was a genetic experiment involving a human egg and a cocktail of many different species of animal DNA. The result is a man who looks half lion and half horse, with other mysterious and unknown animal species lurking beneath the skin. Throw in some intrigue of government agents chasing them down and finally catching them, I'm hoping this will be my most exciting story to date. The entire story is available here as well as most of the popular online book stores.
What do you read for pleasure?
I like to look at the free erotica short stories posted here. They don't take up too much time, and some of them are entertaining.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
My computer first, but I also like using my tablet. My phone is a last resort.
Describe your desk
It's an utter mess. Soda cans clutter one side, stacked paper clutters the other.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Because publishers suck!
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Laughing as I write a ridiculously funny scene, or panting as I write a hot and steamy one.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
They haven't yet, but I'm hoping.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
What do your fans mean to you?
I will tell you when I have some.
What are you working on next?
Not sure. I think I'll work on a few taboo subjects, like rape and adultery. How does everyone feel about sex with animals?
What stories will you not read and/or write?
I will never write a same sex story, since I don't find that at all enjoyable. I don't even like reading that stuff and will never understand why women who claim to be straight enjoy it. I threw it in one of my stories as a side note, more to make a point than to support it. That's not to say I won't ever include a threesome in future stories, or even experimentation, but I will never have any of my main characters be gay. I find the whole same sex situation troubling, to say the least.
How do you approach cover design?
I try to find a stock photo of what I envision in my mind and then I "photoshop" it to match as close as I can. I was lucky to find a guy who looked like a lion for Brenna & the Beast, and then found a girl to add in front of him. I think the manipulation turned out pretty good.
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