Archive for January, 2009

Introduction to The Mile High Club: Plane Sex Stoires

January 17, 2009

Cover of my Mile High Club erotica anthology

We’re one step closer to the publication of The Mile High Club: Plane Sex Stories. I’m copyediting it now, and hopefully next month will be shooting the book trailer on a private plane!

Here’s a teaser…the intro and table of contents:

Table of Contents

Introduction: Flying High

34B Bill Kte’pi
Instrument Flight Rules Zach Lindley
A Brief Respite Desiree
Get On, Get Off Jeremy Edwards
The Scream Queen Sommer Marsden
Wild Child Matt Conklin
Bermuda Triangle Vanessa Vaughn
Top Banana Craig J. Sorensen
Nasty Little Habit Donna George Storey
Urgent Message Rachel Kramer Bussel
Obedient Teresa Noelle Roberts
Aisle Seat Stan Kent
Game in the Sky Elizabeth Coldwell
When Your Girlfriend Wears a Very Short Skirt Thomas S. Roche
Planes, Trains and Banana-Seat Bicycles Alison Tyler
Flights of Fancy Geneva King
The Girl Most Likely Kristina Wright
Bert and Betty Ryan Field
Wing Walker Cheyenne Blue

Introduction: Flying High

The Mile High Club is, for many, the stuff of legend, but I’m here to tell you that where there’s a will, there’s a way. Flying can bring out so many of our insecurities, fears, and frustrations, that it’s natural we’d want to find a way to relieve all that tension by getting it on. Indeed, several of the stories here deal with sex as a way to conquer a fear of flying.

Just as I was completing this volume, I got a call from a friend who told me that on the way back from a family vacation, he got it on with a woman he ran into on the plane whom he’d known, but never slept with. They managed to have full-on intercourse (and much more) as the rest of the passengers slept–or so they thought! They found out later that they’d been true exhibitionists, seen by horny voyeurs.

In these stories, characters are often surprised to find themselves engaging in such risqué behavior midflight. The surprise and naughtiness make what’s happening even hotter. For others, it’s been carefully orchestrated, such as the woman meeting her online pen pal in “34B” or the one putting her arsenal of sex toys to good use in “Obedient.”

Other scenarios are more fanciful, and, unless you’re really lucky, are probably not going to happen to you. Part of the thrill of even thinking about the mile high club is that in such close quarters, someone’s bound to notice the movements, noises, and sensations of sex happening near him or her. Voyeurism and exhibitionism are part and parcel of sex on a plane, even if you never officially get caught.

I’m sure you are probably picturing getting it on in a tiny airplane bathroom, and yes, that happens here. But there’s more than one way to join the Mile High Club, as the “Wild Child” in the story by Matt Conklin learns when her kinky new friend asks for some extra ice. And in “Bermuda Triangle,” we’re introduced to a threesome that takes edge play to new heights, as a man is blindfolded and instructed to fly, his fear upping the ante for the novel sexual encounter about to take place.

While this isn’t a how-to manual, I’m sure you can pick up a few tips on the fine art of blanket placement and in-flight discretion from these talented writers. Alas, during the numerous flights I’ve taken in the last year, nothing so risqué has happened to me, but that hasn’t stopped me from fantasizing about what might be going on a few rows over, or wondering, as I stand in the security line, who might try to pick me up. I love that Wi-Fi is the wave of the flying future, as I write about in my story “Urgent Message,” and I’m looking forward to much in-the-air flirting.

Whether you’re a member of the Mile High Club or just want to be, I hope these stories take you on some exciting trips, and that your next plane ride is just as eventful! Please feel free to share your story or keep up with what’s new in plane sex at my blog at

Rachel Kramer Bussel
New York City


Violet Blue predicts: Sex in Space

January 5, 2009

San Francisco Chronicle sex columnist and all around awesome lady Violet Blue has filed her predictions for sex and tech in 2009, and one of them is…

The 200-Mile High Club: Sex In Space

Sex in space: we all know (nudge, wink) that it’s already happened, whether solo or shared: even though in 50 years of human space flight, no international space agency has copped to anyone having sex in space, astronaut Mike Mullane described in his book “Riding Rockets” something he called “the Viagra effect.” Apparently his “morning wood” was off the charts; some think it’s the redistribution of fluids (such as blood) that caused this, and since women possess the same erectile tissue that swells with arousal as men, we can only guess (or dream) that ladies in space woke up with boners, too. And despite NASA’s denials about sex in space (NASA has no official policy banning sex in space) it’s difficult to believe that freshly in-love astronauts Jan Davis and Mark Lee who wed just before liftoff for their 7-day stint on the 1992 Endeavor mission didn’t have a honeymoon in space. But there’s secretly doing it in space, and then there’s bragging rights – which means the private space industry is where it’s at. Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic is already selling tickets for $200K apiece, and people are already inquiring about honeymoons in space. VG states on The History Channel’s recently run “Sex In Space” episode that sex is not a priority for Virgin’s research, but they are pretty up front that sex on a VG flight is inevitable. The required 50 test flights of VG’s SpaceShip Two, originally scheduled to begin in June 2008, are now planned to begin in 2009.