True love and stinky T’s

I love neuroscience. Or, more specifically, I love the neuroscience of love. It’s kind of the opposite of what we think of as “romance.” Especially when it comes down to the effect that sniffing T-shirts worn several nights by men who were not wearing deodorant. And the effect was…lurrrrve. No…
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Seriously, lit?

A while back someone alerted me about The Very Big O being sold on some website I didn’t recognize. I checked it out and asked the people who ran it to remove the novella from their listings. Which they did. Which was too bad, in a way. You see, the…
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How the Orgasmism came to be

In The Incompetent Witch and the Very Big O (now available for pre-order on Amazon), the thing that terrorizes the countryside comes to life when Prudenzia has a particularly big–dare I say, very big–orgasm under, shall I say, unique and favorable, circumstances. But here’s what happened in real life… I…
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“Very Big O” returns April 4!

The first installment of the chronicles of the snarky, lovable witch of Douchecanoe is up for pre-order from Amazon now. Prudenzia La Strega is different from most witches. Her magic doesn’t always come out right–but it does come out funny. In The Very Big O, she inadvertently creates something that…
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Romance, Comedy, Older Men

Since my blog still isn’t working, I’m offering this as a blog post. It’s not that long: I read a quote today from Eudora Welty: “To write honestly and with all our powers is the least we can do, and the most.” That mentality is often applied to “serious” writing.…
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Thanks: The Incompetent Witch And The Very Big O

Thanks to everyone who participated in the release of The Incompetent Witch and the Very Big O. In the coming months, I’ll be getting my online house in order (including a new website and reviving the Man Writing a Romance blog) and releasing My Fairy Dogmother, which is funny and…
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You gotta lotta ‘splainin’ to do, Vicki Batman

My guest today, Vicki Batman, is a true ManWARrior. Not just because she has that cool last name, but also because she’s not afraid to use the word “panties”—and you know how the Man Writing a Romance feels about that. In her humorous romantic caper novel Temporarily Employed, Vicki goes…
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You gotta lotta ‘splainin’ to do, Laura Roberts

My guest is Laura Roberts, a ManWARrior who writes about sex and travel, one of which is a familiar topic to regular readers of this blog. Laura knows what she’s talking about, as she wrote a column called V is for Vixen, which chronicled the real-life sexcapades of the apparently…
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