Eroticon is less than 2 weeks away (!) and the traditional online meet and greet has begun. Over the years, I’ve read Eroticon introduction posts by various bloggers and friends and wished I could be there in person. I’m over the moon that this year I finally am. So, here are my answers and I’m very much looking forward to seeing everyone there.
I’m Malin in real life and @MalinMJames on Twitter.
What are you hoping to get out of Eroticon 2017?
I have kind of a two-part answer to that. As one of the speakers, I’m hoping to give a session that empowers writers from all sorts of backgrounds to explore and experiment with their work.
As an attendee, I’m definitely hoping to learn all sorts of things I didn’t know that I didn’t know – the schedule is packed with speakers from all sorts of disciplines. That said, I’m also really looking forward to seeing old friends and meeting news ones. It sounds corny but it’s true.
This years schedule at Eroticon is pretty full on but which 4 sessions do you already have marked down as ones you want to attend?
This is a hard… I have a feeling it’s going to be a bit like ordering on the fly at a restaurant, but I do know that I want to see Kate Lister’s talk on the erotic history of obscenity and Tabitha Rayne’s session on erotic art (I’m definitely not and artist but visual art fascinates me). I’d also love to see Girl on the Net’s talk and Ashley Lister’s… deciding is going to be tough in the best possible way.
Tell us one thing about yourself that not many people know?
When I was a kid, I wanted to be a museum curator….and an actor. Weirdly, I became an actor, but I never got close to being a curator, though did work in a university library’s historical archive, which is super cool.
If you made the papers, what would the headline be?
God, I don’t know. Can I take a pass? Unless I win the Nobel Prize (not likely) I think I’d rather remain a reclusive writer.
If you could have one skill for free (I.e. without practice/time/effort) what would it be?
SINGING! Oh, my god, I’d love to be able to sing. Like, really sing.
Complete the sentence: I love it when…
It rains? My daughter smiles? People think for themselves? People I love are happy? I love it when a lot of things happen. I’m kind of easy that way 🙂