Stella Fosse's Books & Stories
Stella always wanted to be a writer. Her teenage goal was to publish a novel by age 25. Life intervened. After she earned two graduate degrees, raised four children, and completed a 35-year career in biotechnology, Stella’s first novel published when she was 68.
She spends her Queenage years advocating for mature women (see her Manifesto) and writing full-time.
The Erotic Pandemic Ball: Tales of Love in Lockdown
Stella Fosse enchants us in her first outing since the highly successful Aphrodite’s Pen: The Power of Writing Erotica After Midlife, a book that guides women in the arts and craft of writing erotica. Stella honed her erotic writing skills at the Dirty Old Women collective in California. Join Stella Fosse on an imaginative exploration of erotic life under quarantine, in this three volume set of her Love in Lockdown stories.
Love in Lockdown: The Most Fun You Can Have With Your Mask On.
“Hot and pertinent stories for our times.”
– Dorothy Freed, Author of Perfect Strangers
“Boldly imagines lockdown desire… Stella Fosse teases and inspires with stories of inventive eros.”
– Lynx Canon, Editor of the Dirty Old Women Anthology.
Through anecdote, playful exercises, interviews and writing samples, Aphrodite’s Pen encourages ripe women to explore erotic writing as a joyful practice.
This celebration of women’s sexuality after midlife is the first book of its kind, created for older women who wish to embark on an intimate journey of personal growth. The activities in this book are designed for women who are new to writing, and also for experienced writers who are new to erotica. Fosse offers step-by-step instructions for character design, plot development, and accessing the erotic imagination. She shares advice on creating a writing circle within one’s community and gives useful tips for getting published and reading work in public.
Aphrodite’s Pen is an invitation to women of all sexual orientations who are ready to play and explore.