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I would go to the library and sneak into the adult section and read these, really probably quite bad, soft porn novels. I wouldn't know what the words meant, I would read a sentence and have no idea what it felt like.
But I knew, from something, from the texture of the language, that it was turning me on, you know? I wanted them to be visual, verbal, smart and sexy — all at the same time woman which doesn't seem that radical, but also just wasn't being done.
I don't know how seriously she took herself as a writer — it's hard to tell.
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A lot of her stuff sold for money, but often not under their real names. So that wasn't the writing she took more seriously, but it's really woman of her best.
Her journals are the thing that she really considered her life's worth, adultmagazin they're often insufferable, whereas her short erotic stories are perfect. But was she a huge inspiration? I don't know.