Apr 132010

Check out Ask Piph #1!

Would you like to ask me a question? Email me at hey.epiphora [at] gmail [dot] com, or ask here.

If all your favorite sex toys had to be made from the same material, what would it be and why?

Oh god! Impossible! My first inclination is to say wood, because it’s lightweight yet rigid, and it hits my G-spot like a dream. But then I think about VixSkin, and how amazingly squishy it is; I love the feeling of it, but it doesn’t make me squirt like a fountain. However, PROBLEM: how would one make the Eroscillator or Wahl out of either wood or VixSkin? Awkward…

What advice do you have for a fairly new sex blogger wanting to get into reviews?

  • Ask yourself if you enjoy writing, because you’ll be doing a lot of it, and if you don’t have a knack for it — it will show.
  • Don’t expect every program to want you right away. If you receive no responses to your emails, move on. At least for a while.
  • Stick to your sex toy morals and don’t agree to review anything you don’t want. If you’re indifferent about a toy from the get-go, it will be hard to write a review of it.
  • Please, I beg of you, make your reviews interesting. Keep the specs to a minimum and write about your own experiences. Don’t be afraid to be silly or weird. Take pictures if you enjoy doing so.
  • Most importantly, be honest.

Do you ever wish you could take a little break from reviews? (Not that you should, just that it can get tedious…)

It definitely can get tedious. Whenever I feel like that, I make my own little breaks. Sometimes I won’t work on any drafts for several days. Inevitably, I’ll get excited about working on the reviews again, and I will come back to them with fervor. Usually. It also helps that I try not to follow a formula when I write.

What is kinky to you?

A fluffy flogger. Seriously, that’s as kinky as I get right now.

  • http://kinky-world.net/ Kayla

    Fluffy floggers are pretty badass. (And kinky) :)

  • LOLmerrill

    Great advice for new reviewers. I wish I had time to venture into that world right now. Ask Epi is pure genius. Loving it so far!

  • http://pollyvincere.wordpress.com Polly Vincere

    Ha. I don’t think I ever realized you answered my question!
    It’s a very good answer. One that I will keep in mind as I move forward, again.

  • Selective Sensualist

    Thanks for the tips on reviewing toys. Oh, and I think a fluffy flogger would be lots of fun, too! (And a fluffy, furry paddle, too!) :)

  • Robin McClanahan

    I’m imagining a VixSkin Wahl jiggling all over the place like an epileptic jellyfish. Thanks for that. :)