The Backward Slide is Coming…

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The photo at the beginning of Chapter 5: The Backward Slide, featuring Cindy Gallop and me at the 2011 AVN Awards

This Sunday, November 11, we’re going to enter “The Backward Slide” together! I’ll go live on Facebook at 1:00 p.m. Mountain Time (3:00 Eastern/12:00 Pacific) to read Chapter 5 of my book, Watching Porn. The chapter is all about my own fraught relationship with porn early in my writing career—including the “women don’t like porn” stereotype and how it messed with my head. It’ll also touch on porn as de facto sex education, the difficulties inherent in creating fantasy situations using real people, and how I tried to make writing copy about boobs as feminist as I could. It’s gonna be a blast!

There’s the fabulous image of me and Cindy Gallop, pictured here, to kick things off. And I’ll also have quotes from the likes of the badass writer Lux Alptraum, performers Kelly Shibari, Danny Wylde, Oriana Small, and Andy San Dimas.

I’ll host a live Q&A after the reading, so bring all your burning questions about the conflicted existence of a female porn writer, and get in on the live chat this Sunday!

Get a Copy!

Why not order your a signed copy of Watching Porn from my website? Then you can follow along with each live reading as it happens, and even read some of the sensitive pieces I leave out when I read live. I’ll even sign your book for you!

Get on Board!

You mayyyy have noticed that I’m currently Kickstarting the first volume of my graphic novel, Tracy Queen! If you’re into feminist, sex-positive badassery, then Tracy’s story of empowerment through sex work is exactly what you need. And if you’re not into feminism and sex-positivity, it is definitely what you need. (Also, how did you get to this blog?) Go check out the campaign, and share it you can. Every tiny bit helps! We’ve got two weeks left to go, and 73% if the goal still to raise.

Get in Line!

I’m putting together a writing workshop series for early 2019! And I’m opening up my coaching practice for a few one-on-one clients. Since I’m trying out some new things, I’ll be offering reduced rates until March of 2019, so hit me up for more details and to see if we’re compatible!

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