This depth is then extended to narratives that are typically taboo and/or boundary-stretching, something Sierra is adept at handling.
It doesn’t mean that social or emotional landscapes aren’t extremely important, but it does mean that everything is bound together in sexuality in some way.
You like to learn new words daily, what’s your current word? Callipygian. It means having well-shaped buttocks.
Talk to me about your naughty cats – what makes them so mischievous? Ugh. The thing is, I used to pride myself on liking both lovers and animals to be emotionally inaccessible, so cats were perfect.They were fickle and aloof and disrespectful — unlike dogs, what with their artless and unconditional love. GROSS. What kind of morally weak person would like a pet like that?! Except then I got a dog and realized, “Oh, me, I’m the person who wants the artlessly happy pet and needs to be followed from room to room by something that adores me.” So now I’m a total dog convert. Which, of course, the cats couldn’t care less about.
You have a hot cop husband… I do have a hot cop husband! So many of the best parts of my heroes – loyalty, discipline, sacrifice – come from him. But he’s never read any of my books! I think he’s a little afraid of what he might find…