erotica e-books

Ellora’s Cave author Ann Jacobs files request to intervene in Dear Author lawsuit

By Chris Meadows
August 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

When I last mentioned erotica e-book publisher Ellora’s Cave, in the context of discussing a Guardian story about the popularity of erotica e-books, some commenters remarked on the lack of mention of the ongoing lawsuit between Ellora’s Cave and romance blog Dear Author. I hadn’t brought it [...]

Book review: Engines of Desire: Tales of Love and Other Horrors, by Livia Llewellyn, Lethe Press

By Paul St John Mackintosh
April 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Livia Llewellyn has quickly established herself as one of the most prominent female voices of the current New Weird/nouvelle strange renaissance of dark and weird fiction. Much of that is on the strength of the stories contained in her first collection: Engines of Desire: Tales of Love and Other [...]

Book Review: Conqueror Womb: Lusty Tales of Shub-Niggurath, Martian Migraine Press

By Paul St John Mackintosh
March 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

Lovecraftian fans of the Cthulhu Mythos will need no introduction to Shub-Niggurath – as in “Iä! Shub-Niggurath! The Black Goat of the Woods with a Thousand Young!” Yes, that  Shub-Niggurath – a name so evocative as to have almost an entire sub-mythos woven around it, [...]

Fifty Shades of Monotony in erotic fiction cover design

By Paul St John Mackintosh
February 6, 2014 // 2 Comments

My thanks for romantic/erotic fiction author and sexual activist Cecilia Tan for picking up this trend, and putting together such a great gallery of it. Twice. Not, unfortunately, that it’s that hard to spot. Yes, it’s the Fifty Shades of Monochrome being inflicted on our bookshelves, [...]

Poe’s prescription for writing success: Bare if you dare

By Paul St John Mackintosh
January 9, 2014 // 1 Comment

Poe tried: Now it’s your turn There’s a well-known, much-quoted, and apparently simple prescription for writing success that any budding writer can take up. It comes from Edgar Allan Poe, it appeared in 1848 in Graham’s American Monthly Magazine of Literature and Art (which Poe [...]

WHSmith site back online, echoes still ringing

By libertyc
October 18, 2013 // 2 Comments

WHSmith, the UK stationery and book chain at the eye of the ebook porn storm-in-a-teacup, has reopened its customer website for business, as the British media continue to stick in their spoons and stir up the mess. However, WHSmith is still not offering direct sales of ebooks, referring customers [...]

A conversation with German erotic fiction writer Victoria Veel (Interview)

By libertyc
August 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

Victoria Veel (her pen name) was born in 1986 in Cologne, Germany, and has also lived in New York City, Bogotá, and currently in Barcelona, where she finished her Master’s degree in social sciences and business management. Veel (pictured below) has been writing novels since she was a child, [...]

Authors notice romance books missing from Barnes & Noble UK website

By libertyc
May 29, 2013 // 9 Comments

While Maya Cross and other authors tried to figure out why their e-books couldn’t get past #126 on Barnes & Noble bestseller list, some authors who had books in B&N’s UK store noticed something even stranger. Their e-books went missing altogether. Barnes & Noble didn’t make an [...]

Thanks to mommy porn, e-book lending is on the rise

By Dan Eldridge
February 23, 2013 // 6 Comments

It’s certainly not news that the rising tide of books in the so-called “mommy porn” genre are driving sales of e-books like nothing else that has come before them. But a recent article in Ireland’s Belfast Telegraph explains that erotic fiction is resulting in many more [...]

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