It's Easy Being Green

November 27, 2012

That's because I've got a story in Sacchi Green's forthcoming anthology Wild Girls, Wild Nights: True Lesbian Sex Stories.

My contribution to this Cleis collection, which will come out in June of next year, is called "Guise and Dolls" and tells the tail - er, tale - of the lovely lesbian thespian I had a crush on in college.

Luck was a lady that night.

Curiouser and curiouser,
Allison Wonderland

Double Booked

October 15, 2012

It's always a pleasure working with Alison Tyler.

But then, what else could it be, given the nature of the work?

Alison has accepted my story, "Thrill the Competition," for her Cleis collection Sudden Sex: 69 Sultry Short Stories.

Let's stay in that position, shall we?

I've also got a story in Alison's Harlequin Spice anthology, 69: Sultry Short Erotic Stories of Need and Desire. The e-book was released recently, although the same cannot be said of the characters in my carnal contribution, which is called "Talk to the Hand."

Tease, please?

I thought you'd never ask.


Becky is the first Hearing person I've dated who doesn't feel guilty about being able to hear. She never gets embarrassed when I say things like I won't hear of it or I'm putting on my listening ears. She just laughs, and I pretend she has the most annoying laugh in the world because it's the only thing I wish I could hear.

Well, not the only thing. It might be nice to hear the sound of Becky's kisses as her lips connect with my mouth, the sound of Becky's moans as my tongue connects with her clit, the sound of Becky's handcuffs as the metal connects with the lock.

Did I mention Becky is a little kinky? It's one of the many things we have in common. I suspected our deviance was mutual early in the relationship, while scrolling through her iPod one day. I saw artists named T-Pain and Alice in Chains and songs called "Control," "Hurts So Good," and "Just Obey." The last one turned out to be a Christian song, which I found out when I looked up the lyrics, but this discovery only strengthened my desire to submit to a higher power.

I hope that tickled the fancy pants off of you.

If not, well, talk to the hand.

Curiouser and curiouser,
Allison Wonderland

All the Write Moves

September 21, 2012

Girls Who Score scores with Jean Roberta.

In her review of the collection at Erotica Revealed, Roberta reveals that my piece of erotica is... 

The second-funniest story in the book..."Out and a Bout" by Allison Wonderland [is] a pun-filled, slapstick description of a reluctant roller-skater's introduction to the rink by a more seasoned skater in a roller derby.

Thanks, Jean, for putting the "sin" in synopsis.  

(Okay, so I cheated a little there.)

Read the whole enchilada here.

Curiouser and curiouser,
Allison Wonderland

Wryly Recommended

August 29, 2012

Miami, home of The Golden Girls, will play host to a Girls Who Score book release party tomorrow night!

Here's the four-uno-uno, girls:


One of Miami New Times' recommended events to attend this week!

Books, drinks, sex, music...

Ily Goyanes' new book, Girls Who Score: Hot Lesbian Erotica, presents sixteen salacious stories about lesbian athletes sure to get your blood pumping. Come and celebrate the release this Thursday with other culture junkies and bibliophiles! 
Complimentary drinks courtesy of Premium Blend, music by DJ Maximus 3000 (Twist, Revolution, Miami Beach Pride), book signing by Ily Goyanes, and book reading by Deborah Magdalena (writer, singer, activist, SWAN Spoken Soul Festival).

The event is free, open to the public, and starts at 8 p.m. Celebrate sex and women in sports at the official Girls Who Score book release party at Eleazar Delgado Studios.

UPDATE*UPDATE*UPDATE*UPDATE*UPDATE*UPDATE*UPDATE
The Stage is hosting a Girls Who Score Afterparty for those too excited to go home: First 25 ladies get their first well drink on the house and everyone who attended the release party at Eleazar Delgado Studio gets to enjoy $5 cocktails, $4 drafts, and $3 shots all night. See Ily at the book release party for your wristband so the crew at The Stage knows you're a special guest. 

That invite is quite the delight.

Curiouser and curiouser,
Allison Wonderland

L on Wheels

August 22, 2012

Today's my day to divulge the delightfully derby-licious details of "Out and a Bout," my contribution to Girls Who Score.

Read about my introduction to roller derby, my impressions of the sport, and my favorite player pseudonyms.

Plus, I've shared a snatch of the story.

'Cause, you know, that's how I roll.

Curiouser and curiouser,
Allison Wonderland

Game, Sex, Match

August 14, 2012

The Girls Who Score blog tour is out in full force.

Editor Ily Goyanes gets the ball rolling - or bouncing, if you prefer - with the inaugural entry.

If you like word play as much as you enjoy role play, you'll heartily enjoy "Out and a Bout" by Allison Wonderland.

Well, there you have it, folks: my claim to game.

Curiouser and curiouser,
Allison Wonderland

Roll Play

August 7, 2012

Lez roll out the red (or blond or brunette) carpet for Girls Who Score!

This anthology, edited by Ily Goyanes and published by Cleis Press, contains 16 stories about girls sporting the goods. These athletes play everything from field hockey to tonsil hockey. In my piece, "Out and a Bout," a roller derby player gets her girlfriend's wheels turning, resulting in comically conjugal consequences.

Ily's got a blog tour in the works, during which I'll be sharing an excerpt from my story.

But why wait?

Why not make like the gang in Grease 2 and score tonight?

Curiouser and curiouser,
Allison Wonderland

Boi Gets Girl


 July 21, 2012

So I've been meaning to post an excerpt from one of my two stories in Sacchi Green's Girl Fever anthology. "Off and On" is a little too short to shorten. So I'm going to go with my other piece, "Femme's the Breaks." Sorry for the delay. I'll get to it straight away:

"Do I have to beat the pants off you?"

Dominique has accessorized her threat with a suggestive smile and wanton wink. But I'm no fool. That receptive look is really a deceptive hook.

"You and your feminine gills," I mutter, slouching on the padded bench of her vanity table.

"Frills," she is quick to correct me. "And what do you think you're doing? Slouching towards Bethlehem? Sit up straight."

I consider making some sort of clich├ęd remark about that, but like I said, I'm no fool. Instead, I reach for the button on my jeans and pop it open.

As soon as I get out of these clothes, I've got to get into some others. Dominique and I are performing in Hit the Switch, this reversal revue at the nightclub we frequent. Femmes go butch, butches go femme. Dom's the femme, I'm the… well, I prefer the term "tomboi," but my girl's a bit of a traditionalist.

Except when it comes to sex. In the bedroom, my little Femme Dom takes over. "Isn't that right, Dom?"

"What?"

"Sorry. I thought I was thinking out loud."

Dom answers with a scoff, an eye roll, and a smile—in that order. She separates the dress from its satin hanger, preparing to imprison me in the leprechaun-colored frock she's picked out for the performance.

"What was wrong with the yellow one?"

"It bunched up in all the wrong places and made you look like scrambled eggs."

"I like scrambled eggs."

"Stop sniveling. The dress won't kill you. I'm not Medea."

Dom makes off like I've never worn a dress before. I have. But I prefer to dress down and not up. Dominique, on the other hand, is the girliest girl I know. Even the suit she's wearing for the show is fitted and feminine. I'm sure the judges will deduct some serious points for that. Then again, maybe they won't. Maybe they'll appreciate the way it suits her curves.

"You're staring," Dominique says. "I may have to hose you down." She plucks a pair of nylons from her dresser drawer. I've mutilated most of the tights she's bought. Not… maliciously. They're just too complicated. The only stockings I like are the kind you hang over the fireplace at Christmas.

Dom kneels at my feet, a rare treat. She rolls the pantyhose over my toes, draws them up my calves, stretches them between my thighs. The tights make me itch and twitch and bitch. Ah, the trappings of femininity.

Will our protagonist escape?


Thanks for giving peace this piece a chance!

Curiouser and curiouser,
Allison Wonderland

F(ass)en Your Seatbelts

June 21, 2012

The saga continues. And by "saga," I mean blog tour. For Bound by Lust!

Today, the magnificent Nikki Magennis is hosting my entry.

Click me to see a snippet from "A Preference for Deference," not to mention a rather f(ass)inating photo.

Curiouser and curiouser,
Allison Wonderland

Dancing Like Authors

June 14, 2012

Hello, hello.

Bound by Lust is on a blog tour, and today I'm hosting contributor Craig J. Sorensen, who shares with us the sinspiration behind his sublimely evocative piece, "A Beautiful Corpse."

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First, I wish to thank Allison for being such a gracious host. As an author who also likes to dabble in fusing erotica with religious themes, I thoroughly enjoyed Allison's story, "A Preference for Deference," in Bound by Lust.


Sometimes I write for the call. I receive a request, or read a posting about an upcoming anthology. Over the last few years, I've learned that submitting to collections is like a dance and the editor does the leading. Every editor has certain tastes, and the author must try to fit these tastes if they want a turn around the floor. Don't get me wrong--I like to push the limits, but as any published author will tell you, if you want to get out there, you have to understand both the market and the editor.  

Challenge her, but don't trip her.

Then, there are times I write just for myself. A dream suggests a storyline. A person I see at the mall conjures a character that I can't hold inside. A CD I'm listening somehow fuses with the images on the TV and the book I'm reading and the cocktail turns into a story. Sometimes, blissfully, a call comes along and seems to call for one of these internally driven stories.

"A Beautiful Corpse" is one of the latter, and it is one of the stories that I enjoyed writing the most. Envisioning a couple who have had a long relationship, and took life by the balls, seeing them late in their lives together, was indescribably sexy to me. Life's scars, well-earned, just can't be ugly, can they? I hope not, as I continue in the second half-century of my life.

Often, as writers of erotica, we focus on the ideal of beauty and youth and adventure, as that is what is socially perceived as sexy. We need to appeal to what we know readers will enjoy. We dance with editors so we can dance with readers.

Still, sometimes we have to push those limits, and shed our clothes to let our true selves be seen.  Sometimes we hope to reach something that is less obvious in the reader's psyche, and we hope we might change a few hearts to see in a different way.

I wrote "A Beautiful Corpse" over a couple of days, and refined it for months. Then I finished it and stowed it. I wondered if it would find a home. Yes, there are adventurous editors in erotica, but showing the intimate lives of an old couple, especially an old couple whose adventures went beyond the "norm"?

Maybe that's a bridge too far, I thought.

Then I read a call for a collection by Shanna Germain.

I've long admired Shanna; there is a power and energy to her writing. We met swimming around Desdmona's Fish Tank a few years ago. We crossed paths in her capacity as an editor at Clean Sheets. I know that Shanna likes to color outside the lines as an author, and that she's not afraid to take chances.

That story I'd written came to mind instantly. I drafted a cover and dashed the story off. It was a wonderful feeling when Shanna was so enthusiastic about it. She shared my concern about how to get a story like this out there, and she had some ideas to make the story bridge the gap between the ideal of youth and the beauty of experience. 

Yes, I massaged the story, made the flashbacks more vivid, but bless her heart, Shanna left the decision to do that up to me.

As if I didn't respect and appreciate her enough.

The end result, after I made the changes, is a stronger story and none of the original idea and energy was lost.


"A Beautiful Corpse" is a story I'm very proud to 
have written, and as proud to be able to share it. 




Editors lead, and authors follow, in the dance that becomes a collection, and I'm pleased to say that Shanna dances divinely. And this shows in the final result of Bound by Lust.

Here is a sample from "A Beautiful Corpse." I hope it will tempt you to dance the night away with all of the authors in this exceptional collection.

A Beautiful Corpse
By Craig J. Sorensen

We never talked about it, but I came to realize you bought into the idea "live fast, die young, leave a beautiful corpse" as much as I did. And what a beautiful corpse you would have left. Oh, that day we met. You seemed so sweet and innocent, your skin was white as a dove, your eyes blue as an early spring sky, your hair a rare red like a five-alarm fire.

Heads turned to you like to a meteor falling to earth. Not the least of which was mine.

First came learning that you weren't so innocent. An aggressive lover back in a day when "good girls" didn't do that, you opened my eyes, opened my clothes, stripped me nude and lay on top of me. You opened my throat, my mouth, my legs. You took my voice, my tongue, my cock. You took me the way I was accustomed to taking women. You weren't my first lover, but the way you opened me, you might as well have been.

Remember the way we used to drink? Hand over fist, tequila to scotch and then whiskey to wash down some 'ludes. Remember the Sinsemilla to sweeten a line of cocaine? Some say they prefer a natural high. We decided to test both kinds, and test them well.

We took all challenges by the balls, didn't we, Michelle? Those cliffs we climbed, including the one that fucked up that beautiful knee, now pocked with scars where they tried to fix it. Remember me pulling your hospital gown up your body, sliding inside you in the middle of that hospital room, just a curtain between us and that mean fucking nurse? Angling around your full leg cast was a fresh challenge, and one worth taking. Obstacle sex in hospitals was a technique we came to perfect over the years. Yes, you could have left a beautiful corpse and would have. It wasn't for lack of trying.

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Care to finish what you've started? Then mosey on down to the corner store (a.k.a. Amazon), and get yourself a copy of the collection.

Thank you, Craig!

Curiouser and curiouser,
Allison Wonderland

Bottoms Up for Grabs

June 12, 2012

Get 'em while they're hot!  
Bound by Lust and Girl Fever are now available!

Bound by Lust, edited by Shanna Germain, showcases romantic stories of submission and sensuality, while Girl Fever, edited by Sacchi Green, presents us with 69 stories of sudden sex for lesbians.

My tail - er, tale - in Bound by Lust is called "A Preference for Deference," a Sapphic story about a church-going (and coming) couple.

In Girl Fever, two of my characters get it on to get you off in "Off and On," while two more will hose you down in "Femme's the Breaks."

Bound by Lust and Girl Fever are published by Cleis Press.

Come (and get 'em).

Curiouser and curiouser,
Allison Wonderland

Table Manners

May 21, 2012

Ily Goyanes, editor of Locker Room, recently shared the collection's table of contents.

The T.O.C. is a T.K.O.

Chairs by Sommer Marsden
Blood Lust by Gina Marie
A Good Workout by Sinclair Sexsmith
Lucky Number Three by Beth Wylde
Give and Go by Anna Watson
Playing the Field by Delilah Devlin
No, Tell Me How You Really Feel by Ily Goyanes
Run, Jo, Run by Cheyenne Blue
Boot Camp by JT Langdon
Facing the Music by Kiki DeLovely
Out and a Bout by Allison Wonderland
The Outside Edge by Sacchi Green
Hail Mary by Shanna Germain
Goddess in a Red and Blue Speedo by D.L. King
Cymone’s Dominatrix by Paisley Smith
Game Over by Elle

Locker Room will be published by Cleis Press in August, but is currently available for pre-order through Amazon and Goodreads.

Curiouser and curiouser,
Allison Wonderland

Blogging All the Glory

May 15, 2012

Sapphic Planet is on tour!

A number of Sapphic sensations are participating in a blog tour to promote the anthology. I'm not in on the act, but I am in the audience, tossing my panties onstage just like any devoted fan.

On a related note, author Lisabet Sarai has reviewed the compilation. Of my story, Lisabet wrote:

Allison Wonderland's "Bathing Beauty" provides a playful, arousing snapshot of a committed couple, proving that there's nothing better than getting wet.

You can read the whole shebang over at Erotica Revealed.

Curiouser and curiouser,
Allison Wonderland

Cover to Cover

May 1, 2012

Coming Together: Al Fresco has a fresh cover!

This anthology includes my Sapphic story, "Mahalo," about a tryst between a tourist and a hula dancer.

Inaugurated in 2005, Coming Together has contributed over $11,000 to a cornucopia of causes, from protecting women's rights to rejecting world hunger. Proceeds from the sale of Al Fresco benefit Conservation International.

So, this Mother's Day, give thanks to the universal matriarch:
Mother Earth.

Curiouser and curiouser,
Allison Wonderland

Promosexual Tendencies

April 17, 2012

For the remainder of the month, Beth Wylde, one half of the editing duo of Sapphic Planet, is offering a promotion: complimentary shipping for readers in the U.S. who purchase a print book directly from the Wylde woman herself. Print copies of the anthology are $15 each. If you would like the collection in both print and e-book, you may buy the latter for an additional $3.

Sinterested? Er, interested? Contact Beth at b.wylde [at] yahoo [dot] com.

Curiouser and curiouser,
Allison Wonderland

Mary Had a Little Lambda

April 9, 2012

Milk and Honey: A Celebration of Jewish Lesbian Poetry is a finalist in the Lesbian Poetry category of the 24th Annual Lambda Literary Awards!

Hava Nagila!

The anthology is edited by Julie R. Enszer and published by A Midsummer Night's Press, and I for one am kvelling over this news!

The book includes my Frantastic contribution, a verse of verisimilitude entitled, "Everything I Need to Know about Being Jewish I Learned from The Nanny."

To learn more about this Jewcy collection, check out this and that.

Curiouser and curiouser,
Allison Wonderland

Sapphletic Prowess

March 26, 2012

Locker Room has a new title: Girls Who Score. This Cleis collection, edited by Ily Goyanes and featuring Sapphics who play sports of all sorts, will be published August 14, 2012.

My story, "Out and a Bout," is about a roller derby player and her partner, who's attending a bout for the very first time.

It's a bummer we have to wait until summer for the book.

But don't sweat it.

Just get it.

Curiouser and curiouser,
Allison Wonderland

Women's Printuition

March 4, 2012

Sapphic Planet is now available in print!

This anthology contains my short story, "Bathing Beauty," one of my first pieces of erotic romance. I submitted the piece for the SP anthology back in 2008, so clearly this project has been in the works for quite some time. And now it's finally seeing the light of gay. Er, day.

Below is the beginning of the piece.

"Did you know that the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel was painted by one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?"

Monica turns to me, her brow creased with confusion, her watering can poised above the petunias. "What?"

I extend a thin sheaf of papers in my partner's direction. "See for yourself."

Monica takes the papers, defaced with cherry red ink, and scans the sheets carefully.

"I gave a test in class yesterday," I explain, flicking a leaf from the table. "I test their knowledge, they test my patience. I'm just grateful that nobody said Julia Roberts painted the Mona Lisa."

Monica snickers. "Have you graded all of them?" she queries, returning the execrable exam to me.

"No."

"Then don't count your turtles before they're hatched."

I lunge forward, the rickety wicker chair wobbling against the deck as I attempt to seize the giggling gardener around her waist. But she eludes my grasp, scampering to safety behind a potted plant.

"You know, none of your students would say that Julia Roberts painted the Mona Lisa," Monica informs me. "I mean, if they know that Michelangelo is the Turtle who painted the Sistine Chapel, then surely they know that Leonardo is the Turtle who painted the Mona Lisa."

My eyes launch missiles at my partner. "Are you mocking me, Monica?" I demand, but my teasing tone betrays my bruised ego.


Monica strolls toward me, the leaves crunching like potato chips beneath her feet. "'Mocking' has such negative connotations," she ruminates, settling her bottom onto my thighs, like a child climbing aboard Santa's lap. "I prefer the term 'poking fun.' It's much less disparaging, don't you agree?"

I don't agree. But I don't say so. "We should have children," I say instead...

I hope you're one of those people who likes to finish what she starts.

Curiouser and curiouser,
Allison Wonderland

P.S. You probably noticed that in the photo of Lucille Ball, the caption states that she will be appearing in a movie called Personal Column. I think the film they're referring to is Lured.

Wrong in All the Write Ways

March 2, 2012

Thank you to everyone who took the time to read and remark on my Coming Together Share the Love Blog Bash post. I appreciate your delightful and insightful comments!

I have always loved your writing (wish you would submit to me more often) and this was no exception. Enjoying reading along, fairly certain where it would end, the last line still produced a deep sigh. - D.L. King

Ah, what a great final line—I will admit, unlike D.L, I did not see it coming (ha). :) A lovely excerpt; thanks for sharing! - Emerald

I love this story--it's one of my favorites from Coming Together By Hand, and a great example of what erotica can be. Not only is it a hot story, it also has a lot to say about true independence of spirit. I love the way this character sets aside her fears and inhibitions, sexily and in private. - Annabeth Leong

I guess I really am on the write track!

The winner of the e-book has been notified. I drew names out of a hat. I'm old school like that. Besides, it's a time-honored tradition, and there are some traditions you just don't want to mess with.

Curiouser and curiouser,
Allison Wonderland

Blog Day Afternoon

February 26, 2012

The time has come. - Ricky Ricardo

Yep, time to head on over to Lisabet Sarai's blog to read my post in the Coming Together Share the Love Blog Bash. There, you'll learn why I donate and "procrasturbate," read an excerpt from my CT story "Quite Contrary," and get the chance to win an e-book!

Okay, make like a mouse and click!

Curiouser and curiouser,
Allison Wonderland