Sunday, January 5, 2014

Banned on Kindle - Monster Porn

File this one under what will people think of next. This whole article about Amazon's recent purge of monster porn is quite fascinating. Apparently author Virginia Wade was paying for her daughter's college by selling Big Foot sex stories for Kindle until Amazon decided to be a dominating daddy and remove the titles.

I understand that a business has the right to choose what it sells but if you're going to sell fiction online, just sell it. How can what is OK ever be determined? Some people freak out over plain old regular sex in books. Other people want Taken by the T-rex. 


Amazon’s monster porn purge (via Pando Daily)

By Adam L. Penenberg On January 1, 2014 Sex with a dinosaur? Check. Foreplay with a werewolf? OK. Sexual congress with a unicorn? Yep. Doing the nasty with a zombie? Sure, fine. But on Amazon Kindle’s self-publishing platform there’s to be absolutely…


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