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sex love joy episode 18: rachel kramer bussel

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In this episode of Sex Love Joy, Rachel Kramer Bussel talks about what she looks for in erotic writing when she’s editing anthologies. Rachel talks about how to use your real life tales in your erotica and sex writing. She also gets personal about how sharing her own life on the page has changed her and her life. And much more! Connect with Rachel: Website // Blog // Twitter // Facebook // Instagram

About Rachel

Rachel Kramer Bussel is the author of the personal essay collection Sex & Cupcakes and writes the Let’s Get It On sex column for Philadelphia City Paper. She has edited over fifty books of erotica, including Come Again: Sex Toy Erotica; The Big Book of Orgasms; The Big Book of Submission; Hungry for More; Anything for You: Erotica for Kinky Couples; Flying High; Lust in Latex; Baby Got Back: Anal Erotica; Gotta Have It; Orgasmic; Cheeky Spanking Stories; Bottoms Up; Spanked; Fast Girls; Do Not Disturb; Tasting Him; Tasting Her; Please, Sir; Please, Ma’am; He’s on Top; She’s on Top; Crossdressing, and is Best Bondage Erotica series editor. Her anthologies have won eight IPPY (Independent Publisher) Awards, and Surrender won the National Leather Association Samois Anthology Award. Her work has been published in over one hundred anthologies, including Best American Erotica 2004 and 2006. Rachel writes widely about sex, dating, books and pop culture. Her work has been published in Bust, The Daily Beast,,, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, Penthouse, Salon, Slate, and The Village Voice. She does readings, teaches erotic writing workshops across the country and blogs at

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