As I have been writing various stories, I have noticed something.
My own inclinations, as I have discussed before, are more toward Dominant and I am currently learning to express that more, etc. In my writing, however, my main characters are almost always submissive. In my most recent Commission piece, the two POV characters are both Dominants, but one of them enters into submission to the other as the result of a bet.
That is, however, the exception.
I don’t mind this. I don’t think it calls into question my own lifestyle role any more than writing straight/gay characters call into question my sexuality. I do find it interesting enough to write about, however, and I do wonder how many other BDSM erotica authors also write from primarily the submissive’s point of view. Continue reading