‘A story was a form of telepathy. By means of inking symbols onto a page, she was able to send thoughts and feelings from her mind to her reader’s. It was a magical process, so commonplace that no one stopped to wonder at it.’ – Ian McEwan, Atonement The student library has an impossibly deep […]Read more "Libraries gave us power…"
‘I came here to chew bubblegum and kick ass, and I’m all outta bubblegum.’ – Rowdy Roddy Piper, They Live Round and round and round and round; her mouth was like a fucking cement mixer. Urgh, he couldn’t decide what annoyed him more – the cyclical churning of her mouth as she macerated that piece […]Read more "Smutathon: Bubblegum…"
‘The score never interested me, only the game.’ – Mae West ‘Why did you bring me here?’ ‘You wanted us to spend more time together, didn’t you?’ He was talking to her but wasn’t looking at her, his focus fixed on the screen over her shoulder. He didn’t even drag his eyes away when lifting […]Read more "Sports bar…"
‘Do whatever makes your spirit glow out loud.’ – Ibrahim Hands over her eyes, he pushed her forward into the kitchen, whispering all sorts of filth into her ears. Promises of what he had planned, how he was going to make her feel; talk of the surprise he had waiting. Turning her as they entered […]Read more "Ruby Glowing…"
‘Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.’ – Ernest Hemingway In another life, I am trying […]Read more "EuphOff: Tasting notes…"
I am super excited to host this utterly fabulous guest post from Haiku, who posts at @19syllables. Such a brilliant EuphOff entry! *** I see you there, your curves calling me into the garage, your body newly waxed and buffed. I run my hands over your bumper, your headlights, feeling for the fastening so that I […]Read more "Euph Off Guest Post: The Mechanic’s Promise…"
‘Nail me, you stud!’ she moaned. ‘Hammer me like one of your french dressers!’ That’s it. I’ve reached the peak of arrogance. I have started a blog post with a quote that I have written. I feel ashamed and certainly a bit dirty… …which was exactly the point of the story I’ve quoted. This is […]Read more "EuphOff: It started with a coffee bean…"