This is the second novel, “Curious Eve Musings”, the author’s erotic account on the writing of the “A Curious Eve” sci-fi novel   Read more.

When Plain Vanilla Just Won’t Do

A failed author decides to undertake a feminist rewriting of Robert Heinlein’s science fiction classic a “Stranger in A Strange Land”. His Smith is a woman that he hopes to use as a foil to expose the hypocrisy of religion. However; the only hypocrisy that he is exposing is his own. Being an alcoholic womanizer Henry finds himself in the curious position of having to suppress the voracious sexual appetites of the one woman he truly loves: his polyamorous muse.

A Beautiful Woman Makes for a Cruel Muse

Henry reunites with an old college flame, a polyamorous soul who reignites his passion for writing. A failed author and with her encouragement he decides to undertake a feminist rewriting of Robert Heinlein’s science fiction classic a “Stranger in A Strange Land”. Henry’s protagonist, Smith’s counterpart, Charlotte is a woman that he hopes to use as a foil to expose the hypocrisy of religion. However; the only hypocrisy that he seems to be exposing is his own and his inherent misogyny. Unfortunately, he also finds himself struggling to suppress the voracious sexual appetites of the one woman he truly loves: his polyamorous muse.

An Author's Twisted Journey

Seventy years ago Heinlein starting the writing of Stranger in a Strange Land and challenged society with his unique take on religion and sexual mores. Henry decides to add a feminist twist to the story only Henry is no feminist. More problematic for Henry, his polyamorous muse is taking him on a tumultuous journey that is eerily reminiscent of Heinlein’s own troubled journey. It’s anything but vanilla.

Challenging Sexual Encounters

Challenging Adventures

A Challenging Muse

The Companion Novel: A Curious Eve

An innocent finds herself aboard a strange cruise ship and learns she is part of a curious alien greeting. The Greeting was to be the penultimate experiment in the study of human sexual relationships and religious discovery but Charlie instead finds herself engulfed in an orgy of sex and violence aboard the ship. As her adventures unfold Charlie finds herself transformed from someone’s subservient wife into something quite different and alien even to herself!

Desperate

Henry is acerbic, talented and extremely demanding soul on those who closest to him, family and lovers alike. He takes no prisoners himself included. Exasperated by his ex-wife and girlfriends this once successful marketer also knows he is also running out of time as he approaches his mid-fifties.
In an act of desperation Henry reunites with an old college flame Jessie, a polyamorous soul who reignites his passion for writing.

Mystery

As Henry writes his novel he must cope with the voracious sexual appetites of his new found muse and his bi-curious girlfriend while unraveling the mysteries of the bet between Heinlein and L. Ron Hubbard. Worse, all of Henry’s efforts may be for naught if he can’t unravel his own troubled past that cost him both his first marriage and his career.

Entangled

Unfortunately, Henry also finds himself struggling to suppress the voracious sexual appetites of the one woman he truly loves: his polyamorous muse Jessie.Another attractive woman enters his life and introduces the agnostic Henry to a powerful publisher. To Henry’s consternation the publisher urges him to “L Ron Hubbard this sucker” and start a feminist church fashioned after the heroine in his novel. Henry fears he that he will find himself mired in a church sex scandal and other controversies that would make L. Ron Hubbard’s Scientology seem mainstream.

The Companion Novel: Curious Eve Musings

As Henry writes his sci-fi opus he must cope with the voracious sexual appetites of his new found muse and his bi-curious girlfriend while unraveling the mysteries of the bet between Heinlein and L. Ron Hubbard. Worse, all of Henry’s efforts may all be for naught if he can’t unravel his own troubled past that cost him both his first marriage and his promising marketing career.

Henry is acerbic, talented and extremely demanding soul on those who are closest to him, family and lovers alike. He takes no prisoners himself included. Exasperated by his ex-wife and girlfriends this once successful marketer also knows he is also running out of time as he approaches his mid-fifties.

In an act of desperation Henry reunites with an old college flame Jessie, a polyamorous soul who reignites his passion for writing. He does so knowing that their breakup was the result of a sordid ménage a trois. A failed science fiction author, he decides with her encouragement to undertake a feminist rewriting of Robert Heinlein’s seminal science fiction classic a “Stranger in A Strange Land”.

Henry becomes obsessed with the barroom bet between Robert Heinlein and L. Ron Hubbard some seventy years ago as to who could start a bona fide religion. In the process the two men shared a strange bond that included the sharing of Robert Heinlein’s polyamorous wife. From that improbable bond came Heinlein’s seminal science fiction classic “Stranger in A Strange Land” and from L.Ron Hubbard the creation of the controversial Scientology.

Unlike Heinlein’s Smith, Henry’s protagonist Charlotte is a woman that he hopes to use as a foil to expose the hypocrisy of religion. However; the only hypocrisy that Henry seems to be exposing is his own inherent misogyny as his muse Jessie constantly reminds him during the writing of a “Curious Eve”.

To make matter worse, Henry also finds himself struggling to suppress the voracious sexual appetites of the one woman he truly loves: his muse Jessie. Jessie seems determined to turn the tables on the womanizing Henry by reminding him of Jessie’s rules, a list of do’s and don’ts for remaining in a successful polyamorous relationship. She is determined to make him woke.

Slowly Jessie draws him into her swinger lifestyle and brings him along her erotic adventures. Henry becomes alarmed at the similarities between Heinlein and himself particularly in regards to sharing Jessie. Just how far will he go to be with the woman he loves?

Just as Henry nears the breaking point with Jessie’s sexual antics another attractive and influential woman enters his life and introduces the agnostic Henry to a powerful publisher. To Henry’s consternation the publisher urges him to “L Ron Hubbard this sucker” and start a feminist church fashioned after the heroine in his novel. Henry fears he that he will find himself mired in a church sex scandal and other controversies that would make L. Ron Hubbard’s Scientology seem mainstream.

If you ever wondered how a novel gets written Henry provides a glimpse into creative madness. Curious Eve Musings is raucous insider’s view of how messy and sensual the writing of a novel can be! If you want to read the novel Henry created check out the erotic science fiction adventure, “A Curious Eve”.

Warning: If you have delicate sensibilities please keep in mind this novel contains adult humor, adult language, adult violence and adult sexuality while also being LGBTQ friendly. There may be better reading choices for you.

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“An entitle white male finds disillusionment in search of his American Dream!”

Harry

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“A writer learns not to abuse his creative muse!”

Lancer

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“Bukowski meets Exley’s “A Fan’s Notes'”

Frank

 

 

Over sixty year ago Robert Heinlein and L. Ron Hubbard had a barroom bet as to who could start a bona fide religion. In the process the two man shared a strange bond that including sharing the bed of Robert Heinlein’s polyamorous wife. From that bond came Heinlein’s seminal science fiction classic “Stranger in A Strange Land” and from L.Ron Hubbard the controversial Scientology cult.

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