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R.M. Campbell is the author of Target Audience, which appeared first in Pique‘s inaugural issue (Fall 2012). You can also find her on Twitter and Facebook. Pique: There’s something intriguing about the bipartisan nature of your characters relationship. What inspired you to write these two? R.M. Campbell: Labels. Every election year, I think of labels—and [...]
The winner of this week’s 5 Minute Fiction is EroticScribe! EroticScribe wins a copy of Anais Nin’s Little Birds, a book that should be in every erotica readers library. Here is her winning entry: EroticScribe She screamed again. There was no stopping the moans of pleasure that escaped her lips. Her hands begged to tangle [...]
Drumroll please! The #5MinuteFiction finalists that this evening’s guest judge, Lady Cheeky, has chosen … Everyone! To be frank, we had five entries and they were all so good that Lady Cheeky felt it was best to leave it to you to make the final decision. Geri Bressler EroticScribe sadtomato Rob Brunet SDSRyan Huge, massive, amazing [...]
It’s 5 Minute Fiction time! You know the rules (and if you don’t, check here — but make it quick because you have only got a few minutes!), so here is your prompt: Your entry must contain “like little birds.” NOTE: the photo (source) is not part of the prompt–it’s decorative/inspirational only. This week’s judge [...]
We’re guest-hosting #5minutefiction tomorrow night and we’re very excited to have Lady Cheeky judging for us! Writer, blogger and sex-positive activist, Lady Cheeky started her curated, sensual images blog LadyCheeky.com in 2010, where she focuses on photos depicting desire and passion with a strong emphasis toward positive body image and depicting true passion in sex. On her sister site, Smut [...]
UPDATE: We added info about our judge and prizes on November 19th. “What is #5minutefiction,” you ask. It’s an adrenaline-fueled, instant-gratification writing contest which pits your writing skills against the clock. History: 5 Minute Fiction was hatched by writer Leah Petersen in 2010. After almost two years of managing the contest, she passed the torch [...]
S.D. Ryan is the author of Burn Like a Phoenix, which appeared first in Pique’s inaugural issue (November 2012).
Pique: So you’re not a guy. As a woman, how do you approach writing guy/guy sex?
S.D. Ryan: I approach it the same way I approach fiction writing in general: with a focus on character.