About alexgrieve


These days, I tend to like erotica rather than porn. Porn's OK, and some people here are really ingenious with it, but in the end it gets a bit samey and mechanical. The real sexy stuff to me is the set-up: how did the people (presumably) get into the situation; what do they want out of it; what's in their heads; how does that change as the story goes on, and so forth. That's not to say I'm a great writer, but I know great writing when I see it, and so does my one-eyed friend.

Alex Grieve
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New York, New York, United States
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21 Jun 2018 04:49
Oh, you know, the usual things -- travelling, reading, hiking... I'd like to find a really sexy, smart female hiking companion and get off on the rocks -- but my wife probably wouldn't approve.
Favorite Books:
After several tries, I got into Anne Rice's "Beauty" trilogy. The violence and so forth put me off at first, and indeed got rather boring, but I finally realized that what she is doing is the purest form of fantasy. She's using the story to explore a lot of seriously forbidden areas, places that we don't allow ourselves to go, even in our dreams. There's no relationship to "real life" but there's a real connection with what goes on in our nasty old unconscious.

AR is not without wit, too. Sex is pretty funny, if you think about it, but very few of the stories on here have any humour in them. Don't you laugh a lot when you're with someone you fancy?
Favorite Authors:
Novelists? I liked Julian Barnes's latest; Waterland by Graham Swift; Michael Houllebecq (god alone knows why). I like Dorothy Dunnett's early-modern romances, too, but don't tell anyone..
Favorite Movies:
I liked Secretary, who wouldn't, but I haven't come across, so to speak, anything else mainstream that comes close. I love anything by Almodovar and Penelope Cruz. I would love to see a version of Downton Abbey with the downtown downlow bits left in. One dirty dead diplomat doesn't cut it, but it shows the way.
Favorite Music:
Depends. Currently on my iPhone -- Adele, Marriage of Figaro, Tom Waits, John Fahey, Susan McKeown, Bach's cello suites, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Antibalas, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. The Chieftains, Aarvo Part's De Profundis, the Brooklyn Qawwali Band, Ry Cooder, Gotan Project. And so on. I haven't listened to half the tracks, to be honest.


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Counter-top Romance

Spring break, and suddenly the streets are full of sexy little numbers newly released from school and eager to show the world what they’ve got. Sugar and spice and all things nice for the most part. And the niceness of it: the shiny-haired, clear-skinned, smooth-limbed innocent perfection of it the unknowing knowledge of their little gaits and glances, their total self-absorption and god...

Added 31 Mar 2013 | Category Reluctance | Votes 7 | Avg Score 4.86 | Views 9,455 | 1 Comment

The Writer and the Traveller

“A hard-bitten ego-driven loner, “ was the way her agent had described him. “You know – big, tough, been-there-done-that, travels alone because he thinks other people can't keep up. Talks a lot on TV, but has never written a book. Now he wants you to write one – his book. The authorized biography.” The obvious question was why, with all his travelling, all his ego, he’d never put anything...

Added 10 Feb 2012 | Category Reluctance | Votes 5 | Avg Score 4.2 | Views 5,679 | 1 Comment

Just Suppose...

This story developed out of a girl friend’s fantasy. It’s an attempt to write it the way she felt it. It’s also a first attempt -- feedback welcome! Some mornings, the daily round just isn’t enough, especially in summer. The heat makes you restless, more conscious of your body. You sense possibilities. Something should be happening. You dress carefully, looking at yourself from time to...

Added 08 Feb 2012 | Category Straight Sex | Votes 1 | Avg Score 4 | Views 2,259 | 1 Comment

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