Rude Words

for readers and writers of erotic fiction

Author interview with Z. Ferguson


Author interview with Z. Ferguson

What was your childhood ambition?
I first wanted to be a cartoonist for Warner Bros., then a DJ for KJR Seattle like my idol Pat O’Day, then a songwriter like Bob Dylan, and a storyteller like Mark Twain. There’s still time, isn’t there?

What ambitions do you still have?
Write and publish a few books of course, then set up a publishing house that
highlights new writers, like Dave Eggers wonderful work with McSweeneys and The Believer. Continue reading

May 21, 2010 Posted by | Author Interviews | , , , | 1 Comment

Author interview with Jenny Swallows


Author Interview with Jenny Swallows

Q. What was your first job?

I was cashier at a little gas station in town…

Q. How did you end up being an erotic writer?

I was the girl who used to spend all day in class composing funny little verses to amuse my friends, and they just started growing more and more sexual – I suppose as I did.  Then I carried on for my own amusement, until one day I sent one to another writer, Chrissie Bentley, after reading something she’d published online.  She e-mailed back to say she loved it, and encouraged me to start posting on the same site (eroticstories.com).  It was a little difficult at first, because I think I was the only person posting verse on the site and some readers were very hostile towards it, but I slowly found an audience and I’m now #26 on the readers’ Top 100 authors list. Continue reading

May 21, 2010 Posted by | Author Interviews | , | 2 Comments