Exposure & Voting #SoSS #30

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You will find the link further on in this post, but don’t forget to hop over and vote for the three stories you like best in the fifth round of the Smut Marathon. There’s some more voting to do this week, but for that you will definitely have to read on.

As for exposure… it’s not only about the one story I have added to my roundup this week, but also about the exposure I have gone through this past week. My world has been shaken – again – this time in my professional life. I feel exposed, I feel like I am being pushed aside, I feel like everyone is angry with me. Deep down I know I have changed too. My continued grief for everything that has happened in the past 21 months, the way my life – our life – has changed, the way we keep on getting hope things will be better, only to be thrown back to square one again… all of this has taken it’s toll on me. It shows. Everywhere. I put this mask on, but this means people feel I am indifferent, that I don’t care anymore. It’s not that. I am fighting with myself – constantly. Fighting to go on. I have sought help, but it’s not a ‘1-2-3 and now you’re better thing’. It takes time, and I don’t know how much time. How things will pan out in my work life will become clear in the next 6-8 weeks. In the meantime, I try to keep my composure, try to ignore the feeling of my soul being naked, of being exposed.

Time will tell…

Sexy writing

Oh gosh, to be publicly ‘exposed’ is one thing I dream about but don’t have the guts to do or even say out loud. Hannah writes a perfect scene of public ‘exposure’ in her post, Night Bus.

Reading Wriggly Kitty’s Kinky Fuckery reminded me of how much I want to be in this position again, to be able to let go of everything and just be!

I love stories with something dark in it, and that is what Ella Scandal’s story I Will Reign have. Something dark and a lot of sexy!

Oh, if only I could be in Lilly shoes when this scene, How Very Victorian, plays out. Bibulous One has the best ideas!

Hot images

Black Lace Boobs is a beautiful image by Miss Scarlet. I love how the lace covers her but shows just enough to make you want to see a lot more!

Last week was prompt week on Sinful Sunday and a couple of images really caught my eye, all of them following the prompt ‘underneath’. Those images are that of Little Switch Bitch, Jo of Teachers have Sex, Missy and Annie Savoy.

Prompts

Prompts are a great way to inspire you to a new post, whether they have prompts or not. These are the ones currently running:

Meme Prompt Date(s) to link
Masturbation Monday Week 197 (GeeknGrind) 8 to 12 June 2018
Wicked Wednesday Prompt #315: Trademark 9 to 14 June 2018
Food for Thought Friday F4TFriday #51 – Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow? 8 to 14 June 2018
Sinful Sunday Prompt to follow 1 July 2018
Kink of the week Role Play 1 to 16 June 2018
Elust #108 Elust submissions July 1 to 8 July 2018

Prompt 314 for Wicked Wednesday was ‘Black’ for which 22 posts were linked. The top 3 was done by Confess Hannah and she chose:

Competition

Today is the last day on which you can vote for the three stories you like best in the fifth round  of the Smut Marathon 2018. Come on, the authors need every vote they can get, as this is the penultimate round in which they can gather points to go through to the ‘sudden death’ rounds,

Tips & tricks

Do you want to know more about sex bloggers and sex blogging? Then read Amy’s post Sex Blogging 101: An FAQ on What I Do and you might get some insight.

If you want to write others feedback on their stories to help them improve their writing, like in the Smut Marathon, please consider the tips Brigit Delaney gave in her post: 6 Ways to Provide Writing Feedback.

Last but not least

Are you going to Eroticon next year? You do know that all delegates can send in a story to be considered for the Eroticon anthology, right? Now, then you should go over to read Poll Position because there you can vote what should be the title for the next anthology. Be quick, because this poll ends on June 2018!

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One thought on “Exposure & Voting #SoSS #30

  1. Jo says:

    I’m glad you’re getting help, Marie… all healing takes time, and there’s no prescription for how much. All you can do is process piece by piece, find moments of joy where you can, and take things one day at a time. I hope that when things settle at work, they do so in a way that’s comfortable for you. xx

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