Black Mistresses Illustration Project

I have been writing for years. I first experienced the spark when I was in high school. I would spend hours reading fiction and devouring stories that I enjoyed. I would scour new and old books to find the perfect combination of characters and plots until it became increasingly difficult to find exactly what I was looking for.

After reading fiction, romance, thrillers, erotica and crime, I found that it was difficult to pin down stories that captivated my interest in the ways I preferred. I decided that one way to approach this ennui would be to write some of my own stories. By writing my own fiction I could control the plot and characters.

The task of writing my own fiction is monumental. Finding time to write, edit, and finish work is always a challenge. In addition to that, the spark of inspiration can be fleeting. I have had experiences where I wrote an entire short story consisting of 4,000 words in half of one day, because the spark of my inspiration for the story grabbed a hold of me and would not let me go. It was as though I was completely incensed to get the words and feelings off of my mind. This all consuming spark is rare of course, but I can testify that it is all too real.

My latest illustration work is the cover of an ebook that I have been working on. The book is under a pen name, so for the context of this blog post, let’s just say that I edited the book.

The title of the book is called:

Black Mistresses.

Black Mistress Book Cover illustration by Stephanie Konu for LillyBoChic
Black Mistress Book Cover illustration by Stephanie Konu

It is an anthology of short stories that center around BWWM (Black Women and White Men) fantasies. The work is entirely fictionalized, and based in pure erotica.

The ebook is available on Amazon.

I illustrated the book cover as a way to provide insight to the reader and visually explain what the book is about. I chose a sexy illustration of the back curves of a black woman to further emphasize the erotic nature of the book’s contents. If you are a fan of this genre and type of literature, I highly recommend this for great bedtime reading.

Click the link in the photo to see the ebook live on Amazon. As always, thanks for stopping by.

S

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