01 July 2009
My 'Book of a Lifetime' - Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller - 400 words on how the book influenced me appeared in the Independent on the 26th June. CLICK HERE: TROPIC
Interview on Menage and the first two novels Distance and Swung in the relaunched and very exciting magazine THE EROTIC REVIEW.
'[Menage] is an attempt to see how we can keep desire alive in daily life; how we can negotiate a pathway between sexual desire and emotional intimacy. An attempt to ask how important sex is and what we’re willing to risk for it. And, more importantly, what we’d be left with if we risked nothing at all. EROTIC REVIEW'
Here's my Top ten books that are about the Menage a Trois. As featured in The Guardian Weds 24th June. TOP TEN LITERARY MENAGE
These Include Kerouac, Sontag and the book of Genesis. If you think I've missed any of the greats (She came to Stay by De Beauvoir has already been pointed out) then please add to comments.
New and wonderful things are going on at 3AM MAGAZINE. First up is an article on my experiences of the British Art Scene in the 90's entitled For the Love of God (or how not to be a YBA).
I've recently undergone the Page 69 test for Menage. This is a very interesting website from the US on which authors have to write about whether page 69 of their novel is representative of the entire novel. My entry will be posted in Mid july. PAGE 69 TEST LINK. Also a related link here for CAMPAIGN FOR THE AMERICAN READER.
The short story CLEAN SHEETS AND A VIEW OF THE HUDSON is online with THE BEAT magazine.
My FIVE TOP TIPS for writing sex scenes appeared in The Times (21st June) as part of a debate WHO WRITES THE BEST SEX - on whether women can write Erotica or not, sparked by comments made by the new owner of the Erotic Review owner Kate Copstick. Times article by Kathy Lette.
A new short story entitled DOGS can be read on the fine online literary magazine DOGMATIKA
Ewan has a short Flash fiction in FLASH MAGAZINE the International Short Story Magazine.
Vol. 2 No. 1 (Apr. 2009) Includes stories by:
Roberta Allen, Dave Eggers, David Gaffney, Rodge Glass, Francesca Haig, Kobus Moolman, Karina Magdalena Szczurek, Matt Thorne, Gee Williams