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Sacchi Green: Strong Women, Fairy Tales, and a Short Story Writer’s Lament ?>

Sacchi Green: Strong Women, Fairy Tales, and a Short Story Writer’s Lament

I like to write and read about strong women.  Probably all of us do, from time to time, but even if I start out trying to write a more submissive character, by the end she’ll be as strong-willed as any hero. In my very first long ago erotic short story (eventually published in Dream Lover, an anthology edited by Kristina Wright for Cleis Press,) the central character is a prostitute dominated and brutalized by her pimp, a woman who has…

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5 Days: A Falcon In Flight by Connie Wilkins (Prize) ?>

5 Days: A Falcon In Flight by Connie Wilkins (Prize)

The Warrior from the East My alter-ego, who’s been commandeering most of my writing time for the last fifteen years or so, is more accustomed to portraying warrior women than the traditional men of history and legend. But I’ve always loved reading historical fiction—Roberta Gellis’s well-researched Middle Ages romances especially—and have written several short stories in historical settings myself, without neglecting the appeal of strong, sexy men. As a sample, my prize for anyone who comments here and requests it—yes,…

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Dragons Are Forever (Contest) ?>

Dragons Are Forever (Contest)

I love historical fiction, and paranormal or fantasy fiction, especially of an erotic nature, is even more of a turn-on, so a chance to combine these elements is always a treat. For my She Shifters story, I had the added opportunity to use research I had done for another story, but ended up not including. Research is never wasted! Even characters I had used before seemed to fit in, and I could explore aspects of them that had been teasing…

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