Tag Archives: erotica

Of Penny Dreadfuls and Moral Panics

The Guardian has an article about the so-called penny dreadfuls, cheap serialized novels of the Victorian era, inspired by the success of the eponymous TV series (which I haven’t yet seen, hence no comment). I usually don’t remember where and … Continue reading

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More on the erotica debacle

Over at my personal blog, I have a big collection of the latest links regarding the W.H. Smith/Kobo erotica purge, so hop on over. Send to Kindle

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Bug Jack Barron and W.H. Smith

As for W.H. Smith pulling all self-published e-books in a fit of panic about some of the more out there erotica, this is not the first time W.H. Smith has bowed to the pressure and pulled products to appease the … Continue reading

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Pegasus Pulp e-books not currently available at W.H. Smith, Kobo and Whitcoulls

We regret to inform you that Pegasus Pulp e-books are not currently available at W.H. Smith in the UK and Whitcoulls in New Zealand and that worldwide availability at Kobo may be limited. Warning: Swearing, righteous indignation and links with … Continue reading

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Interview with Writer K.S. Augustin a.k.a. Cara d’Bastian

Today, I continue our irregular series of interviews with international indie writers and welcome K.S. Augustin a.k.a. Cara d’Bastian to the Pegasus Pulp blog. K.S. Augustin’s indie publishing venture Sandal Press celebrates its second anniversary in August. 1. Tell us … Continue reading

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The E-Book Revolution and the P-word

At The Atlantic, Noah Berlatzky takes on the problem of erotica e-books being big moneymakers on the one hand, but something of an embarrassment for many retailers on the other. He also addresses the recent problem of Amazon randomly filtering … Continue reading

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Interview with Writer Nathalie Hamidi a.k.a. Irma Geddon

Today I continue our irregular series of interviews with other indie writers and welcome Nathalie Hamidi a.k.a. Poison Godiva a.k.a. Irma Geddon to my blog. Irma is a French writer of dark fantasy and has been nice enough to answer … Continue reading

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A German Bestseller

Unter der Knute, the German edition of Under the Knout, has edged onto the category bestseller list for German language short fiction at Amazon DE at No. 92. Nr. 92 in Kindle-Shop > eBooks > Belletristik > Kurzgeschichten & Anthologien It … Continue reading

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The Weltbild Scandal Goes International

Remember Weltbild, the German bookstore chain owned by the Catholic church, which made some waves due to selling erotica and books on occultism, i.e. things the Catholic church does not approve of, in their brick and mortar stores? Well, it … Continue reading

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More interviews, more on corporate erotica censorship, the resurgence of short fiction and other cool links

First of all, I am interviewed by John Warner at the Indie Book Spot today, where I talk about writing, goals, the ebook market, KDP Select, etc… Come on over and say hello. Jim Kukral of the Author Marketing Club … Continue reading

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