Top 10 Reasons Women Over 50 Should Write Erotica

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Top 10 Reasons Women Over 50 Should Write Erotica Ever since I wrote Aphrodite’s Pen: The Power of Writing Erotica after Midlife, older women who haven’t yet written erotica have asked me to break it down. Effectively, the question is “What’s in it for me?” Here are my top 10 reasons women over 50 should […]

Starting an Erotic Writing Group

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Starting an Erotic Writing Group I wish that for other groups, they discover within themselves and each other a wild mystery, an untamed imagination.   Billie Berlin Imagine meeting each month with a circle of older women as co-creators, joining together to celebrate our power and creativity. What could be more fun, and more liberating, […]

Writing Sexy Memoir Scenes

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Writing Sexy Memoir Scenes Our memoirs are rich because we have lived full lives. And when we tell our stories, erotic life is an integral part. Chances are, there have been sexual events in your life that changed who you were, that altered your trajectory. Sex may have been a catalyst for you and your […]

By Any Other Name: The Words We Call Ourselves

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By Any Other Name: The Words We Call Ourselves When I write about the creative joy of women after midlife, one challenge is just what to call our cohort of women. When I wrote Aphrodite’s Pen: The Power of Writing Erotica After Midlife, I looked at how other authors name us, and found no consensus. […]

Book Club Reading Guide for Aphrodite’s Pen

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Reading Guide for Aphrodite’s Pen Download PDF Version In the Introduction to Aphrodite’s Pen, Stella says it is important for older women to write erotica as a way to combat ageism.  Do you agree or disagree with the author on this point?  Did your opinion change as you read, and if so, how? The book […]

A Sex Goddess for Older Women

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The world is made of stories, not atoms. – Muriel Rukeyser Myths are Ideas and stories and images that shape how we see the world. Celebrating and creating myth is one way to see and be seen. A Sex Goddess for Older Women? Last year I asked a friend who is a mythology buff to […]