MY INITIAL INSPIRATION: MY HUSBAND

By A P von K’Ory Although I’d been writing nonfiction political/humanitarian books before, meeting my husband inspired my first romance novel. At the time I lived in both London and Geneva and did my first internship with the ILO Headquarters.  I had been...

Success or Love of Writing?

by Akinyi Prinzessin von K’Orinda-Yimbo (A P von K’Ory) I often get asked to reveal to the source of my achievements, even my “success” in writing. This is of course very flattering and good for my scribe’s ego. But I’m just as unsure of where I am or going to,...

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...