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Literary prostitutes

30 mins | Aug 14, 2021
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Is the act of writing erotica degrading or empowering? Sam Mills, a novelist and nonfiction author, moonlighted as an erotic writer to make ends meet. Could she follow in the footsteps of the other writers that had found later success, or was she doomed to churn out filth forever? In this reflection on whether jobs that secure financial stability compromise artistic aspiration, she reflects on the story of the American-Cuban-French diarist Anaïs Nin.
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