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Learn to speak Dakonian! Words from the Dakonian & Alien Mate sci-fi romance series

Language both reflects and defines the world we live in. For my Alien Mate and Dakonian Alien Mail Order Bride series, I had to create words to describe the Dakonian world/experience. Obah – an exclamation or cheer expressing pleasure. Kel … Continue reading

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How dirty is your Harry? Unique names for that special penis…

To break the ice, the professor in a human sexuality class I took in college had us divide into small groups and brainstorm names for “penis.” We stared at each other in embarrassed silence for a long moment. “Pee pee,” … Continue reading

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Wanton taboo pleasure…musings of a logophile

My love of  words began with letters. I was three years old when I boasted to my friend next door that I knew two letters of the alphabet, the first letter of my name and the letter H. I have … Continue reading

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Seduced by a word

Several authors have asked what would make a reader pick up their book. I can’t speak for others, but for me, it boils down to a single word. Seduction. Put “seduction” in your title and you got me. I can’t … Continue reading

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Bad words and the language of sex

An author in a chat room I recently participated in mentioned that she didn’t use “bad words” in her sex scenes. I feel compelled to confess that I do use words my momma would consider bad. I don’t think I … Continue reading

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