Anonymity and events: how do you stay safe?
Oct21

Anonymity and events: how do you stay safe?

A while ago someone emailed to ask me about anonymity at Eroticon. Understandably, given that a lot of the people who attend write under pseudonyms, it’s one of the most frequently asked questions. Can I stay anonymous if I attend Eroticon? And what processes are there to help me do that? I figured, given that I’m anonymous, that I might be quite well-placed to answer this, so here’s an overview on Eroticon’s...

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Eroticon 2017 Anthology – Call for submissions
Oct07

Eroticon 2017 Anthology – Call for submissions

Ever since we took over organising the conference, I’ve been really keen to see if alongside the physical event, we can put something together for those who aren’t able to attend. A collection of work that showcases the breadth of talent in the Eroticon community – erotica, sex education, non-fiction writing, and even illustration. I spoke to Anna Sky, who runs the fantastic Sexy Little Pages, to see if we could...

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Turning your ebook into print (my print-on-demand adventure)
Aug20

Turning your ebook into print (my print-on-demand adventure)

Rather excitingly, this month I received the princely sum of £22.58 from Amazon. It’s a small start, but an exciting one, because it represents my first dipping-my-toe-into-the-water of print on demand books. Want to turn your ebook into a print-on-demand one? Here’s a run-down of how I did it – and why if you’re like me, you might want to hire in a bit of help. Rights to turning your ebook into print Before...

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Freelance rates: deciding what to charge
Jul08

Freelance rates: deciding what to charge

We need to talk about rate setting. Particularly, we need to talk about the fact that I don’t have any money, and it is entirely my own foolish fault. When I first started blogging for money – writing copy for other people’s websites and blogs – I was so unbelievably excited that someone was paying me for my words that I ridiculously undercharged them. And I mean ‘ridiculously.’ Not only did I start...

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Eroticon 2017: spread the word
Jul01

Eroticon 2017: spread the word

For the last five years, Eroticon has brought together talented writers, bloggers, campaigners and companies from around the world. We asked questions, shared knowledge, and forged some incredible friendships. We heard fantastic stories, and wrote plenty of new ones too. As you’ll know if you’ve been before, Ruby Kiddell has put extraordinary energy into organising Eroticon. Ruby has created something so valuable to the...

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