Franklin Veaux (tacit) wrote,
Franklin Veaux

Holy shit, you guys! This thing is real!

The polyamory book More Than Two my partner Eve and I have been writing is available for preorder from Amazon! It's a monster--a 500-page book that covers everything from ethics to hierarchy to finding poly partners to dealing with insecurity to solo poly.

The foreword was written by Janet Hardy, of The Ethical Slut fame. Here's part of what she has to say about it:

Dossie and I have been described as big sisters (if your big sister is a slutty kinky aging hippie); Franklin and Eve are more like wise neighbors. Think of the guy on the other side of the fence on Home Improvement, calm and wise and funny. Dossie and I write primarily about the sexual aspects of poly; Franklin and Eve are more interested in the day-to-day living part. Dossie and I like to indulge ourselves, just a little, in high-flown realms of abstraction and idealism; Franklin and Eve like to keep their feet on the ground.

I am really, really proud of this book. We've worked incredibly hard not just to make it happen, but to give concrete, real-world experiences, ours and other people's, to illustrate what we have to say.

It's a bit of a change for me. In my writings over the years, I've tended to focus on pragmatism and boots-on-the-ground poly without really talking very much about my own life and experiences. In this book, I talk more about myself and my experiences than I have anywhere else, and I've tried to be unflinching about the places I've screwed up and the things I've done wrong along the way.

It's only been up for preorder for a little while and it's already selling strongly. I have a sneaking feeling this thing might just run away from us.

Anyway, I hope you guys like it. Writing it was certainly an adventure.
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