Why Do I Write? My To Be Or Not To Be

Often I think I know the answer to this question: Why Do I Write? I, personally, write because I have something I’m passionate about and want to share with others. Something I want to shout from the rooftops, quite honestly.  Other times, when the going is rough,...

What Are You Writing About: Why & For Whom

by A P von K’Ory In today’s world, writers have it a lot easier to get their books printed, once they’ve written and polished it. Through POD and self-publishing, using outlets like CreateSpace, Smashwords or Lulu, to be a published author is no longer a writer’s main...

Puzzled Over What Upmarket Fiction Means?

By A P von K’Ory I don’t know about you, but I’m overwhelmed by the number of genres touted out there for both writers and readers. I keep scratching my head and wondering: is this just chic lit or speculative? Merely contemporary romance, or speculative? It gets even...

Puzzled Over What Upmarket Fiction Means?

By A P von K’Ory I don’t know about you, but I’m overwhelmed by the number of genres touted out there for both writers and readers. I keep scratching my head and wondering: is this just chic lit or speculative? Merely contemporary romance, or speculative? It gets even...

©Sophisterotica vs. ©McErotica.

By A P von K’Ory Are readers manipulated? Do they read books they truly like, or do they go with what happens to be touted in the market as “the trend”?  I made a conscious decision to write erotic romance books for the discerning readers who, like me, want to...