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Rachel Kramer Bussel

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I'm a writer, editor, book reviewer, journalist, interviewer, blogger, and event organizer. I've edited over 60 anthologies, and my books have won 8 IPPY (Independent Publisher) Awards. I have written for Alternet, The Daily Beast, Elle.com, The Frisky, Glamour, Gothamist, Harper's Bazaar, Huffington Post, Inked, Jezebel, Mediabistro, New York Post, The New York Observer, Penthouse, The Root, Salon, Slate, Time Out New York, xoJane, and other publications, and am a former columnist for The Village Voice. I ran the longtime In The Flesh Reading Series in NYC and teach erotic writing workshops at colleges, conferences and sex toy stores and online at LitReactor.com. See my website for more information and writing samples. I blog at http://lus ...more

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“Though some of the scenarios you’re about to read would be impossible to live out, and some might be unlikely, all of them offer women who are willing to go toward what might seem scary or new or uncertain, whether that means an old flame, a sexy stranger or a childhood crush. I”
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“First of all, love is a joint experience between two persons — but the fact that it is a joint experience does not mean that it is a similar experience to the two people involved. There are the lover and the beloved, but these two come from different countries. Often the beloved is only a stimulus for all the stored-up love which had lain quiet within the lover for a long time hitherto. And somehow every lover knows this. He feels in his soul that his love is a solitary thing. He comes to know a new, strange loneliness and it is this knowledge which makes him suffer. So there is only one thing for the lover to do. He must house his love within himself as best he can; he must create for himself a whole new inward world — a world intense and strange, complete in himself. Let it be added here that this lover about whom we speak need not necessarily be a young man saving for a wedding ring — this lover can be man, woman, child, or indeed any human creature on this earth.

Now, the beloved can also be of any description. The most outlandish people can be the stimulus for love. A man may be a doddering great-grandfather and still love only a strange girl he saw in the streets of Cheehaw one afternoon two decades past. The preacher may love a fallen woman. The beloved may be treacherous, greasy-headed, and given to evil habits. Yes, and the lover may see this as clearly as anyone else — but that does not affect the evolution of his love one whit. A most mediocre person can be the object of a love which is wild, extravagant, and beautiful as the poison lilies of the swamp. A good man may be the stimulus for a love both violent and debased, or a jabbering madman may bring about in the soul of someone a tender and simple idyll. Therefore, the value and quality of any love is determined solely by the lover himself.

It is for this reason that most of us would rather love than be loved. Almost everyone wants to be the lover. And the curt truth is that, in a deep secret way, the state of being beloved is intolerable to many. The beloved fears and hates the lover, and with the best of reasons. For the lover is forever trying to strip bare his beloved. The lover craves any possible relation with the beloved, even if this experience can cause him only pain.”
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message 8: by Dale

Dale Thele Rachel, thanx for accepting my friend request :)


message 7: by Terri

Terri If you ever have extra paper copies of books lying around & feel like getting some more reviews, feel free to send them my way lol :)


Jillyn I just happened to see your blog post from the 14th- are you still looking for Amazon reviewers? :)


message 5: by Eric

Eric Birk Thanks for becoming my Goodreads friend.
Eric


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Jaree Francis


Free sample of the There's No Tomorrow
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Savannah Rachel, thank you for the friendship. How is it that we had not connected on Goodreads? So glad to finally connect.
Stay naughty,
Savannah
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Graeme Stokes Hi Rachel, Thanks for being there for me and your friendship... ;-))


Harlequin Historical Hi, I'm very happy to meet you and look forward to discussing books with you. If you ever have any questions about any of the titles on my shelves, please ask away. I'll be happy to answer them. If you are on MySpace you can join me at www.myspace.com/historicals or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HarlequinHistorical I have monthly contests for free books and I try to keep everyone up-to-date with what all the authors are doing.


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