All Activity

This stream auto-updates   

  1. Last week
  2. Earlier
  3. Hey y'all!

    New member, checking things out. Anything hot happening?

    1. Sionna Fox

      Sionna Fox

      Hi Shana! 

      Welcome to Passionate Ink!

      If things are a little quiet over here, you can also check out our private Facebook group here: A bunch of us are over there and we're fairly chatty. 

      Definitely check back in the forums for updates on pitching opportunities, upcoming workshops, and info about the Passionate Ink party at Nationals. 

      We're so happy to have you!


  4. Well, what I'm working on features a very take charge women and the male character is seeking to serve. He isn't supplicant but is subordinate. My S&M scenes are much more focused on impact play of various kinds with mental games via the observations and commentary. The non-sexual interactions have a more formal feel and are clearly directed by her in terms of pacing.
  5. Could something appeal to those readers without being directly in the forcefem niche? That is, if we took out the forcefem, what is left? Strong woman? Male supplicant? She's in charge? He's strong enough to let her be in charge? She's strong enough to take charge? I really want Kria to be appealing and strong so that the story doesn't become one trick with Thor as alpha.
  6. The one I referenced has a force fem plot as well but based on other Deloto I have read not as...vicious I guess. My own work won't fit the forced fem either. While I enjoy forced fem it is nearly everywhere in F/m material which makes the niche a bit one trick.
  7. Thank you. After you initially posted, I read a book of the same title by Barbara Deloto, which has a forced feminization plot. I have a secondary character named Kria who is a dominant female, which fits the Viking warrior ethos of Asgaard, and she encourages the heroine to be strong without apology. Kria is strong and direct with her boyfriend, who is strong and silent. However, it probably won't fill the same niche as strong women and forced feminization.
  8. Sorry so long to get back...It is Sara Desmarais. It appears it is no longer on Amazon but is on Lulu and iBooks.
  9. Can you remember the author for The Virgin Bride? The two I found by that name are far from F/m. They were still enjoyable, and one of them gave me a good idea how to handle the god/human duality of Thor in my book (which, as you might guess, is about Thor). Thank you.
  10. Thank you Torden. My favorite novel in the area is The Virgin Bride which has some pretty hot scenes but really lacks in the relationship department and is very much male centric (we see him alone but not her). I have a handful of anthologies with a few stories I really like. When I'm home I'll get some titles and authors.
  11. Welcome to the party, Tina. Thank you for adding to the discussion. In the F/m romance genre, are there any pinnacle works that stand out as "they don't make 'em like that anymore"?
  12. Is the lack of these books a lack of supply or a lack of demand? Very late to the party but the lack you are asking about, specifically the dire lack of even merely bad F/m BDSM erotica/erotic romance is what finally got me to move from "writing a book one day" to "writing this book everyday until it is done." I am writing it because I'm tired of not finding it. In talking to people in the scene there is some interest, especially among actual female tops, for this kind of book. To quote one I talked to "I never see me in what is out there". So I would say in my narrower niche it might be lack of supply not lack of demand.
  13. Hi Rose! Yep as Sionna, said, we're here. You just have to be a member to see everything. Nikki
  14. Hi Rose! We're here and PI is definitely active. Some of the chat has moved over to our private Facebook group, which you need to be a current member to join. Also, not all forum sections and topics are visible to non-members. If you'd like to renew membership for 2017, please go to
  15. I never see any new items. Is this group still active?
  16. Congrats!!! How exciting!
  17. PI's first board meeting of 2017 is happening soon. Can't wait to see you there.

  18. Happy New Year Passionate Inkers!

  19. I'm working on two WIPS for NaNoWriMo under my other erotic pen name, Bronwyne Meredythe. The first raw chapter of Playing With Fire is on Tablo. Playing With Fire, a WIP by my other pen name, Bronwyne Meredythe.

    Playing with fire-72dpi-1500x2000.jpg

  20. My 2nd book, "Trapped" was released end of September. Love this cover by artist Dar Albert. Thanks as always to the Loose Id team, and my editor Molly Daniels, for making this book so much better!

    1. Nikki Prince

      Nikki Prince

      Congratulations!  That is a fantastic cover!

    2. A.W. McQueen

      A.W. McQueen

      I'm late to the party but Congrats Reghan! 

  21. Really enjoying the Burning Ink workshop with Angela Knight.

    also, wishing I had gotten off my a@@ and joined RWA and PI years ago... 

    (although that's not quite a long-lived regret with PI that it is with RWA)

    (I am talking to myself in the status update as a form of procrastination.)


  22. So excited to be here!

  23. on Passionate Ink forums for the first time and checking things out. ;)

  24. I've been pondering where the erotic romance market is going. Anne Rice's Beauty is still popular, but I've not seen anything like it in erotica or erotic romance. Have others tried and failed, or is this kind of erotica not popular anymore among writers/publishers? Or are there good examples that I've missed? 50 Shades was followed (and preceded) by several books that were marketed as being in the same vein, but none of them (not even 50 Shades) have that much sex. Crossfire has about four sex scenes per book. Why aren't there more? Is that the way readers want it, or are writers hesitant to add more sex scenes for other reasons? Or does keeping the romance in erotic romance not leave room for too many sex scenes that are still meaningful? What happens to an erotic romance book that gets kinky without declaring itself a kinky book? That is, would readers be turned off by BD and SM and DS that occurred in books that didn't have a "BDSM club" scene? Other than Beauty and clearly-marked BDSM books, I haven't seen nipple clamps make an appearance. Have I missed them? Do only doms carry nipple clamps in erotic romance books? Is the lack of these books a lack of supply or a lack of demand? Are there two groups of readers: 1. readers who want BDSM full-bore with contracts and dungeons 2. readers who want a little light spanking or bondage, with nothing in the middle? The middle would be erotic romance that doesn't use the words BDSM, contract, club, or scene, but still has kink that goes beyond light necktie bondage. Dan
  25. Hi all, I hope this is the right place to post something like this. I had to share that I've just hit 40k words with my first project. I didn't really have anyone else to tell! Have a great evening! Karen
  1. Load more activity