journal entries

post-script on what I’m calling things

PS: Omphaloskepsis means “the contemplation of one’s navel.” Also known as navel-gazing, or an inward gaze, or self-examination. One source even says “an idiom usually meaning complacent self-absorbtion.”

It’s kind of a joke: look how self-absorbed I am, that I write about myself and my process all the time.

There have been a few questions. Just thought I’d clear that up.

Published by Sinclair Sexsmith

Sinclair Sexsmith (they/them) is "the best-known butch erotica writer whose kinky, groundbreaking stories have turned on countless queers" (AfterEllen), who "is in all the books, wins all the awards, speaks at all the panels and readings, knows all the stuff, and writes for all the places" (Autostraddle). ​Their short story collection, Sweet & Rough: Queer Kink Erotica, was a 2016 finalist for a Lambda Literary Award, and they are the current editor of the Best Lesbian Erotica series. They identify as a white non-binary butch dominant, a survivor, and an introvert, and they live outside Seattle as an uninvited settler on traditional, ancestral, & unceded Snoqualmie land.

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