I completely agree that just describing transactional sex acts is boring — both to read and to see. There needs to be some kind of connection between the characters, even if that connection is only genuine sexual chemistry that lasts a short time.

I don’t know if you saw the trio of stories that Junkman and Juliette Van der Molen and I did recently to showcase a sex toy that J has available on his website? But, the reason that we all resonate with each other is that we all write that way — about sexual relationships, not just about the mechanics of a sexual encounter.

I originally got to know Junkman because he was saying that his wife, she goes by the Missus for their website, won’t watch terrible porn — although he is less discerning and I told him how smart she was and what a keeper. Most of it the woman doesn’t seem to be actually enjoying herself and the guy looks like he’s doing her a favor. I have to patience for that anymore — would rather watch none.

I did think the two stories of yours might be around the same thing and I find them pretty believable just because I’ve lived and continue to live a weird life, but not sure which is the more “real.” Probably the first one, but I still like both of them.

A while back I published a longer story about a fireman, but J advisded me to cut it into two installments because he said after about 7 min. read, people tend to check out. Good advice! I’ve pulled them for now, because I added in more sexual description and Rose will republish them under ME when she gets around to it. As much as it’s hard to wait on her timetable sometimes, I do appreciate the added exposure and access to new fans. Yesterday over 1K people read my stories, and that is more like what a week has been like in the past, so I won’t complain.

So, which one of the first lover stories was the more real one?

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