Clean Sheets Reader Comments
August 2000 Comments
"In Slumber" reminds me so very much of a similar experience I had causing me to have this repetitive dream. My dream ended differently from real life, with me performing oral sex on a beautiful woman, whom I did not know, on a nude beach. I enjoy the contents of Clean Sheets, and regularly recommend it to friends of mine.
I've just read about how people with Fine Arts degrees have to become whores, and doughbirds flying out of some guy's pants. This writing is awful.
'In Slumber', by Penny Marshall... Very well done....
I find it difficult to accept that a woman wrote the story for the emotions are so masculine... or, am I more into my feminine side? Hmmmmm
Fine, fine writing...
Ron Martignetti <email@example.com>
Re: Paul Joannides' answer to the girl whose boyfriend wanted to take Viagra unnecessarily. Paul said that most women get bored after twenty minutes of sex. He was going in the right direction but I'd like to clarify lest the boys out there get the wrong idea: Yes we do get bored after twenty minutes of mindless pounding. The only reason the girls in cheesy porn put up with that is because they're paid for it. But you can't go wrong if you're in tune with what the girl wants - after a couple hours she'll still be begging for more. How do you do this? Ask her what she likes. Listen to her. Pretty soon she'll be reccommending you to her friends.
The writing is utterly delicious, joyful and funny. Great work. Thanks
I like Robert Mapplethorpe and Yellow Silk too, and I'm liking the archives here at Cleansheets alot.
there is always some wordplay that just blindsides you...knocks you back on your heels ...that is what Chad Snoddy's What We Did" did to me...and my husband...how wonderful that someone could capture this feeling...in those spare lovely words...
thank you Chad Snoddy... WE WANT MORE!!!!
I loved "Stones in the Creek". The long, slow pace makes sense when you consider that the story is set in 1971, when rock songs lasted for twenty or thirty minutes, and sex could go on for days. I thought the prose was beautiful, and I'd gladly trade a moment of lovemaking in a wheatfield for any one of my cellphone-driven hours.
I just thought it was long and dull. I'm liking the non-fiction writing here way better than the fiction or poetry these days.
Thatís funny. It read like trash to me, with a woman being basically raped by some guy while she was stoned and out of control.
"Stones in the Creek" was just beautiful, with the communing of two lovers in nature. I especially enjoyed the creek scene, That sounded so incredible, so full of sensations, and the author did a masterful job of conveying all those sensations.
Good stories about the muscle mags (which every guy cant help but peek at) and the Yellow Silk book, which I just got. Nice zine here.
The only thing I didn't like about The First Sign by Firebird was that the "woman" was presented as a possible neighbor coming over for a good time. I don't think that people who fantasize about something are going to cheat, but, this story made it seem like the husband had chosen to cheat on his wife... NOT that he was fantasizing, or that he was being "taken advantage" of by some spirit of nature or anything.. I love a good erotic story just like anyone else, but, I have to say I take offense at stories of cheating on a spouse.
BTW: Great site overall.
"Orange Peel" by Ann Davie is a pure epicurian delight. What a truly delicious story. It makes me want to rush right out and buy a bag of oranges, then find an audience to watch while I practise eating them. This was pure pleasure to read. *G*
Laura Dee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I must say I agree whole-heartedly with Stefan's comments about the story by Mat Twassel, called "Labor Day". Mat seems to have learned what I already know. That you don't have to roll over and play dead after you've raised a family. That sex can still be exciting and inventive and fun. That sex should be a full body experience, sight, sound, smell and taste. And that making love is the journey, not the destination. It's all in how you get there that counts. Bravo! A truly wonderful story!
Laura Dee <email@example.com>
Down. Clown .... funny Erotik Rap", but the fiction is too precious for (gag) words.
double T is so cute
I want to master the art of seductive living - not just plain old seduction, the whole art!
I really like some of the writing here at CleanSheets - nice place!
Well . . . we were hungry!:) Actually, all of July was our "Erotic Feast" month, and anyone who missed any of it can find it in our archives, noted by the little strawberry pictures. Our next special months will be our staff-written anniversary issue in October, and then our travel & sex issue in February of 2001.
On the question about searching for authors' names -- now that we have moved to a bigger/better server, we are working on this function, and will let you know as soon as it is implemented!
What's with all the food stuff? Okay, yes, it can be part of a good bit of erotica. But it seems like everything here has been food related lately. Enough, already.
Fabulous site you've got here. I like the openness of this feedback file and the way it goes back forever! I've spent (way too many!) hours looking through this feedback and your archives, and think you've got the best sex writing site on the Web.
I wish you had some way to search for things, like authors that I really like. Or maybe you do and I don't know where it is.
Re: JBN's post below - "there's a few that should be paid bundles, but the rest?"
First, I'll state what any writer could tell you--writing can sometimes feel like it isn't work, but it's always work, and it deserves compensation like any other job.
The problem with JBN's comment is that creative writing is inherently subjective--if writers built, say, toasters or something that performs a practical task, there would be an obvious standard for what works and what doesn't--this one functions, this one doesn't.
But when the product is a story, article, or poem, the standards aren't quite so easy to define. As this page of comments shows so often, what one person hates, others will love, and vice versa.
> but our fiction and poetry authors >are paid -- that's essential for >maintaining high quality of material, >and we hope you agree with us that >these fine authors deserve to be paid >for their work.
Well, somebody's got to say it - most of the time, not really. Or to be nice, there's a few that should be paid bundles, but the rest?
I thought that one was a bit dull & long-winded, but I liked the orange sex in Canada story alot.... and I know plenty of men who have happily tasted their own cum, just as women have tasted themselves also. It's not a very wild act.
'Labor Day' by Mat Twassel is the single best story I have ever read on this site (and I have been checking in regularly for about a year, now!) It has everything I expect from an erotic story (for a start it is sexy and it has some real, juicy sex in it!) and more.
It is funny, lighthearted, playfull,
and down to earth. No fenomenal orgasms from Mars or ten feet long penises or ghosts or geeks or woman who constantly drool pussyjuices all over the place. No, it's about real people I can relate to (I could just see myself and my wife in that supermarket and yes...on the bed with the oil too, although I'm not so sure I could persuade her about the cucumber...) I was also charmed by the character of the son, Richard. So many erotic stories avoid mentioning relatives or children, as if only single or childless couples can have great sex and that this ends once you have kids. Mat has shown that the mention of children doesn't automatically take the erotic sting out of a story: on the contrary, he's turned it into an extra turn on, including that run in with the boy's girlfriend at the end... embarassment turned sexy: aAbsolutely fantastic! I hope to read lots more from this writer. If his other work is as good as this, write me up as an absolute fan!
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Read August 2000 Comments
"I've spent (way too many!) hours looking through this feedback and your archives, and think you've got the best sex writing site on the Web."
Read July 2000 Comments
"Well I haven't been here in a while and am sorry I haven't! Better-than-sex, mimosas, plums, strawberry sundaes, eating in France and at the movies, and a sexy cookbook -- these are all wonderful."
Read June 2000 Comments
"That's an excellent, sexy report on phone sex. I'm just going to have to get brave and try this when my boyfriend is travelling."
Read May 2000 Comments
"On 'How To Girl Watch' -- lovely pointers. Ah yes, the girls in their summer dresses. My my my. Very nice 'zine you have here."
Read April 2000 Comments
"You people are fabulous! 'Now That I'm Done,' ' Do What You Love,' ' Woman Being Tongued To Orgasm' -- this is quality writing. It's sexy and fun and fresh..."
Read March 2000 Comments
" 'The Symbol for Intensity' was one of the best erotic stories I've had the pleasure of reading in a long time . . . Makes me want to attempt being fisted again . . ."
Read February 2000 Comments
"You said one way to make cleavage was to use duct tape. You can also use clear packing tape! To remove duct tape . . ."
Read January 2000 Comments
"Paul Jensi's 'Galette de Roi' was extremely erotic. I particularly like the idea of domination without domineering . . ."
Read 1999 Comments
"'Sweet Eating' was the most well done piece of work I've seen in a long time. I've been trying to direct my husband to some good information site on cunnilingus..."