Ignoring Your Critics and Getting Better at What You Do SL008

episode 8 discusses ignoring the critics and making your thing anyway

This week I went on a rant (it’s kind of my thing) about ignoring your critics – even your own inner critic – and doing your thing. We all start somewhere and we all get better with time. It’s easy for someone to sit on the outside and say you did it wrong, but much…

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Why Community Matters SL007

episode seven discusses the importance of community

After talking about friendships in episode 6, the sex blogging community as a whole is on my mind. Cultivating friendships is important but being a part of the community, even in a small way, matters just as much. In this episode: Communities remind us we’re not completely solitary. We might not all be besties but…

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Why Friendship is Important When You’re a Smutlancer SL006

Smutlancer podcast episode on friendship

Over the weekend I read a book called A Secret Sisterhood: The Literary Friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, and Virginia Woolf. While it was a fascinating look at a forgotten or ignored part of literary history, it also got me thinking about how important friendship is to the smutlancing life. In this…

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The Compare and Contrast Thing We All Do SL005

Smutlancer Podcast episode on comparing yourself to other sex bloggers and creatives

In episode 5, I discuss a bad habit that a lot of creative people have – and as a sex blogger, I know I do it. We compare ourselves to others and decide there’s something wrong with us. Sometimes the insecurity of jealousy makes us not like the other person but most often, we find…

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Interview with Kink Craft

Interview with Kink Craft

I promised interviews with companies, brands, and websites that publish sex writing and other creative content, and I meant it. For the first interview, I talked to Andrew and Pixie from Kink Craft in the UK. What began as a professional relationship between writer and company has grown into a genuine friendship between us. Hear…

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Shame and Vulnerability in Sex and in Sex Blogging SL003

Smutlancer Podcast episode 3 on shame and vulnerability

Now that the holidays are over, it’s time for a new episode. This week, let’s talk about shame and vulnerability that occurs in sex and when we create content – whether it’s about sex or not. In this episode: This week’s episode is sponsored by Blubrry, a podcast hosting solution. I recently read Daring Greatly…

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You’ve Got to Show Up SL002

episode 2 of The Smutlancer Podcast discusses showing up as a blogger

Episode two is all about showing up and putting in the work. It was recorded during sex blogger list season but the principles apply all year long. If your goal next year is to appear on a sex blogger list or move up a few spots from the year before or if you just want…

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What is a Smutlancer? SL001

Podcast episode 1 - what is a smutlancer

In the very first episode of The Smutlancer podcast, I try to answer one simple question…what the hell is a smutlancer? And also, what you can expect from this podcast. In this episode: What is a smutlancer? What you can expect from this podcast Creating content and getting paid Talking about sex, kink, relationships, gender,…

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