Author Interview: Black Tape for a Blue Girl’s Sam Rosenthal on “Rye: an erotic novel”

Last week we posted an excerpt from genderqueer erotica novel “Rye.” Here is the follow-up interview with author Sam Rosenthal. Name: Sam Rosenthal Age: Older than most people guess. Location: Brooklyn, NY Who are you, and what do you do, in your own words? I’m this guy, who has a son, and runs a record label, […]

Genderqueer Erotica Excerpt: Sam Rosenthal’s “Rye”

I was excited to learn about Black Tape for a Blue Girl Lyricist’s erotic novel “Rye.” Not only because I am a fan of his awesome ambient music, which you can check out here, but also because the book honestly approaches topics such as genderqueer identities, kink and polyamory which are seldom realistically explored in […]

Author Interview: Janet Hardy on being a Girlfag

Name: Janet W. Hardy Age: 57 Location: Eugene, OR Who are you, and what do you do, in your own words? I’m a publishing generalist, I guess. I’ve run a couple of small publishing companies and done all the kinds of work that entails – writing, editing, design, production, marketing, bookkeeping, you name it. These days, […]

Ms. Behaved Book Excerpt: Playing Well With Others: Your Field Guide to Discovering, Exploring and Navigating the Kink, Leather and BDSM Communities

Ms. Behaved is proud to feature this excerpt from Lee Harrington and Mollena Williams’ new book “Playing Well With Others: Your Field Guide to Discovering, Exploring and Navigating the Kink, Leather and BDSM Communities” (Greenery Press, 2012). BDSM has become a hot button topic in the mainstream following the popularity of the 50 Shades of […]

Mother/Daughter Sex Advice: Interview with Susie and Aretha Bright

Legendary sexpert Susie Bright and her 22 year old daughter Aretha Bright recently published “Mother/Daughter Sex Advice,” a collection of sex advice columns they wrote for Jezebel with an intergenerational perspective that is both hilarious and insightful.  I had the chance to catch up with them about the book, and what’s its like to have […]

Preview: Excerpt from Susie and Aretha Bright’s “Mother/Daughter Sex Advice” Excerpt (NSFW)

Dearest readers: tomorrow we are proud to present an interview with legendary sexpert Susie Bright and her 21 year old daughter Aretha Bright, authors of  “Mother/Daughter Sex Advice,” a collection of sex advice columns they wrote for Jezebel with an intergenerational perspective that is both hilarious and insightful. Topics covered range from “I’m 27 Years […]

Betty’s (Little Basement) Garden: Loss, Love, Middle Age & Marijuana

Laurel Dewey is best known her gritty crime thriller series featuring Denver homicide detective Jane Perry (Protector, Redemption,and Revelations).  Her latest book, Betty’s (Little Basement) Garden, is a romantic, humorous novel about a conservative widow’s radical awakening… and medicinal marijuana. Dewey, who has also written two non-fiction books about plant-based medicine, was inspired to tackle the controversial topic […]

Dear MsBehaved: Jonna Ivin Answers It For You

Dear Ms. Behaved, I realize that you’re a “feminist she-woman man hater,” and it is understandable after I read your memoir. I’d just like to ask “what’s wrong with wanting a prince charming?” My friends and I belong to a book club and recently read 50 Shades of Grey  Some of my friends and I […]

Get Your FREE Download of Will Love For Crumbs This Saturday & Sunday. Happy Mother’s Day!

Memoir synopsis: Raised by an alcoholic mother and without a father, Jonna learned at a young age to put her needs on the back-burner. After her mother dies of cancer, she goes on a spiritual journey looking for enlightenment and a purpose for her life. Eventually, she ends up as a volunteer in the relief […]

“Wanted”: Anatomy of an Amish Romance Novel

My college BFF Andrew lives in Cleveland, about an hour away from Amish country in Ohio. Visiting Mesopotamia in Geauga County is invariably the highlight of my trip because A. the Amish make great cheese and B. I find them utterly fascinating. Bearded middle aged men in suspenders riding vintage Schwinn kick scooters down a […]

Book Excerpt: “Confessions of a Pickup Artist Chaser” by Clarisse Thorn

I met fellow Chicagoan and sex-positive feminist writer Clarisse Thorn through her wonderful Sex Positive Documentary Film Series, and I was excited to learn about her latest project: “Confessions of a Pickup Artist Chaser,” a study of pickup artists through the lens of a feminist kinkster. Enjoy this excerpt, then pick up the book on […]

Jonna Ivin Dishes About Her Memoir & Dishes Out Advice

To celebrate Jonna’s new  advice column here at MsBehaved, her memoir Will Love For Crumbs will be FREE Sunday, April 8th – Monday April 9th on Amazon Kindle. No Kindle? No problem.  It’s also available in paperback. Jonna will be providing zero b.s. counsel on love, sex, and grabbing life by the balls. She’ll be […]

How to Be a Hot Bald Chick by Amazon Erotica Bestselling Author Shoshanna Evers

Let’s say you have no hair. Maybe it’s because you’re experiencing the side effects of chemo, maybe it’s some other medical reason, maybe you have alopecia like Michele in my erotic romance novella BEDHEAD. Or maybe you just got a little over-zealous with the clippers (we call that HUI, or haircutting under the influence). Either […]