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Sep 05

Guest Author Wednesday ♥ S. Dora

Hello everyone! I’m ecstatic to have Romance Author S. Dora with me today. Please say hi and leave her a comment or two below.

S. Dora in words: one wife, two sons, five cats and a life full of stories.

S. Dora is the me writing m/m erotica, though I can imagine a m/f or f/f story might suddenly decide they want to get written too, somewhere in the future. The real me is also writing: novels and stories that don’t revolve around the down and dirty. And the non-writing me? Is it interesting to know I’m a woman, born in 1961? That my wife and I celebrate our 30th anniversary in October 2011? That we have two sons and five cats and live near Rotterdam? That I had a novel published in Dutch? And one in English? That “Dora” is because of the little mechanical typewriter I bought with money earned with my very first summer job? That I studied social history and done all kinds of jobs? I guess it actually is, if only because every story ever told is important to at least one reader.

You can find her at:

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Facing the Truth (Calling the Shots series, #1)

Sometimes the question being asked, might not be the one that actually needs to be answered.

When twenty-two year old Tom asks his older, conservative lover Isaac for an afternoon of kinky sex, that experience turns out to include much more than bondage, adult toys and spanking.

Both are surprised to discover Isaac’s need to dominate his lover as much as his lover needs to be dominated by him.

Reader Advisory: This story contains a loving, committed relationship between two men with a considerable age difference; some gentle BDSM sex.

@ Total eBound: Facing the Truth 

 

      

What do you find the hardest part of being an author?

Continuing to write and publish despite crippling doubts if I’m actually good enough.

What’s your favorite thing about writing?

The characters, when they become as close to real and believable people as possible. The very few times when I feel I’m at least close to writing a few sentences that are almost right.

Just how H.O.T. are most of your books?

Though hotness is in the eye of the readers, I don’t exactly shut the door to the bedroom into their faces.

How sweet or romantic do they tend to be?

I hope not so sweet that the readers need to brush their teeth after having read one of my stories, but I tend to write about people who genuinely care about each other. I personally find that very romantic, but I might be partial because I’ve been with the same partner for the last 30 years and counting.

Do you have a specific writing style?

I can imagine I’ve developed my own style through the years, but I guess others might see it better than I do. Though I know I have a strong tendency to write introspective characters, even when I write erotica.

Which is you favorite storyline/angst situation and why? What inspired you to write about it?

I like how in the Calling the Shots series Isaac, who’s 40, a bit conservative and a total sweetheart, can’t believe cutie twenty-something Tom not only wants a serious relationship with him, but also thinks Isaac actually is made to be his Dom exactly because of his nature.

What inspired me? I’m not sure, except that I don’t care much (as a writer) for characters who are natural dominants. Honestly? I think dominants who don’t have a healthy portion of self-doubt about their role are a bit too close to becoming scary creeps to my taste.

Boxers or Briefs? I know which I prefer . . . *wink*

Well, since neither my wife nor I are male or butch, we keep it at rather boring ladies underwear… (laughs)

LOL, Picky, picky, picky ;c)
Favorite author?

There was a time I could have answered that question, but I’ve learned taste is too much depending on mood, situation aso. I do, however, prefer non-fiction over fiction. That’s not to say I don’t thoroughly enjoy a good fictional story from time to time.

Favorite quote?

That must be one by Marguerite Duras, from Hiroshima mon Amour (a very good film, but the screenplay is still the best part) J’ai raconté notre histoire. Elle était, voit-tu, racontable. (I told our story. It was there, you see, to tell)

What’s next for you?

Finally finishing part three of the Calling the Shots series. I also started a few other projects, both m/m and m/f.

 

      

The Right Direction (Calling the Shots series, #2)

New to BDSM, Dominant Isaac learns how to bring his sub Tom to new heights during a weekend of pain and pleasure.

Now he’s admitted to his lover, Tom—and more importantly, to himself— that he’s willing to explore his Dominant side, Isaac prepares for a weekend during which both he and Tom will stay in their roles as Dominant and submissive. Isaac has a great time selecting the flogger, paddle and cane he’s planning to use.

During their special weekend, Isaac and Tom not only have lots of kinky sex, they also explore D/s outside the bedroom. They are not ready, however, to share this part of their relationship with the outside world.

How will Isaac react when an innocent moment of misunderstanding confronts him with everyday reality?

Publisher’s Note: This series is about a committed and loving relationship between two men with a considerable difference in age. It contains elements of consensual BDSM.

@ eBound: The Right Direction

 

      

 

About the author

TempeO

Tempeste O’Riley grew up in the deep south and escaped her conservative, oppressive roots as soon as she could. Tempe is an out and proud omnisexual/bi-woman whose best friend growing up had the courage to do what she couldn’t – defy the hate and come out. He has been her hero ever since.

Though new to writing M/M, she has done many things in her life but writing has always drawn her back – no matter what else life has thrown her way. She counts her friends, family, and Muse as her greatest blessings in life.

3 comments

  1. Maria

    Thanks for the fun interview and info on the Calling the Shots series!

  2. S.Dora

    Thanks so much for your hospitality! Loved the questions.

  3. Karen Wilson

    Cool cover and best of luck on your book

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