In the Style of Rodin notes

I once heard that Robin would caress his subjects before beginning a sculpture. That idea bounced around in my head for a while. Then a few months ago, I saw a Call for Submissions for artistic flash stories that were designed to accompany erotic paintings. Well, by...

Friends and Benefits Author’s Notes

It’s been quite a ride. This story started because I wanted to explore the concept of “friends with benefits” and particularly I wanted to explore that grey area between being clearly friends and being clearly lovers. I’ve had a relationship...

9.7

This one, unfortunately, requires some history. When I first started writing and posting my stories, the storiesonline site (run by Lazeez) had a different rating system than it does today. Readers could give a story a rating between 4 and 10 and, after 10 votes, the...

Anniversary

For much of my early writing, I hung out in Girl Friday’s now-closed yahoo group. She announced an anniversary for the group, and asked for stories. I mused about what a non-traditional anniversary might look like, and this story was born.