Hey, folks! We have a winner. Luck has favored PEGGY ADAMS in this drawing. Congratulations, Peggy! Watch for my email. If you don’t receive something very soon, check your spam folder.
I hope the rest of y’all will keep checking back here at Women and Words for the next fabulous book giveaway.
Lookie who I found hanging out in the halls! Maggie Morton! Woot! Maggie is celebrating the release of her FIRST BOOK, Dreaming of Her from Bold Strokes Books. She’s all kinds of fabulous, so she dropped in to do a guest blog. Before you race of to read it, check it out! She has a website of her very own. And, if you’re not a website browsing kind of gal, it’s okay. You can totally just email her directly at otterprawn at gmail dot com. Drop her a line and say congrats, show her some love. Be sure to ask wtf an otterprawn is. I smell a story there.
As a special bonus, she’s GIVING AWAY A FREE E-BOOK! Woohoo! Want to win a copy of Dreaming of Her? You know the drill. Fill out a comment and let us know that you want it. Include your email address in the handy form, not in the body of comment (avoid evil spam bots). We’ll Do the drawing on Tuesday, 9/25. I’ll drop you an email as soon as we do the drawing–It’ll be a very complex series of events involving me, a hat, several small pieces of paper, and my son standing on his tippie-toes trying to get said pieces of paper out of the hat–and I’ll post the winner here as well. Good luck, y’all! Who doesn’t love some free erotica?
When we go to bed, our dreams keep us company as we sleep through the night. I’m one of those people who usually remembers their dreams in the morning. Sometimes, in my dreams, I’m trying to avoid some sort of threat (and sometimes those threats are found to be quite comical upon waking). Sometimes I’m rushing toward something instead, perhaps trying to save the world from a villain’s dastardly scheming. And then there are the dreams that make me blush when I think about them the next day. You all know what kind I’m talking about, don’t you?
As an erotica writer, that particular type of dream gave me some inspiration. Because the people we dream about aren’t necessarily from our reality, after all. So, where do those mysterious people we’ve never set eyes upon come from – those seducers and seductresses? In Dreaming of Her, a young woman named Isa begins to dream of a gorgeous woman named Lilith, her very own mysterious seductress. But of course, as we all realize about our dreams, this “Lilith” isn’t real – Isa knows this, as we all do.
Except, unlike that hot woman or man you dreamed about the other night, Lilith is real. She comes from a world of women and men who bring humans their dreams, and Lilith is in charge of bringing humans dreams of a sexual variety. That’s all she’s supposed to do, but, as sometimes can happen in our reality, outside of dreams, the sex she has with Isa leads to more.
We can’t bring the people in our dreams out of them, although some of us (or, most likely, most of us) might sometimes wish we could. Our dreams, at least in my opinion, are mostly there to help us learn, to help us problem-solve and grow. But in Isa’s case, there’s more to it than just that alone. What is the best decision for her to make about this dream woman, this woman in her dreams? Just like all of us, she has to figure out how her dreams relate to her waking life, although in her case, the connection is much stronger, and, potentially, much more meaningful.
And what would you do, were you in her shoes? Reality has its appeal, but all of us, at some point in time, have wanted to lose ourselves, completely, in our dreams – either in day dreams or in the ones that keep us full of passion and emotion as we sleep. For Isa, the passion and emotion are much closer to reality – they are reality. And as her feelings for Lilith grow, she’ll have to make up her mind about whether Lilith is a dream she wants to, you could say, come completely and utterly true.