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ROW 80 – first check in

Off to a flying start with this ROW 80 business! First short story drafted, so should be able to get it revised and submitted before the deadline. It’s a bit of a departure for me – a historical rather than contemporary setting. Interesting to do, but I’m not sure how likely it is to be … Continue reading

Sexy Shorts

I’ve never been a big fan of the short story – not least because I never could pull them off myself. My imagination always wanted the big picture, the sweeping epic, the long journey. I wanted to examine a whole relationship, from first meetings, through misunderstandings and hard choices, all the way to the happy … Continue reading

What Sex Means

I’ve been reading a straight romance novel today in which the heroine claims that men need sex, because they can’t connect emotionally without it, while women get emotional fulfillment from a whole range of emotional relationships and friendships, so don’t need it in the same way. I’m not sure I agree – I’m not even … Continue reading

Embracing Erotica

Or: How I Got Over My Hang Ups and Learned To Love (Writing) Sex Back in 2007, when I signed with my ex-agent, one of the things she liked most about my contemporary romance novel was the sizzling sexual tension. “I think your bedroom scenes will really sell,” she told me.

Stories by Jenna

The Lord of Summer cover

Past Posts

Erotica for All

Acknowledgements

Header Image:
Apples, apples, apples by James Cridland

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