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Hot Sex Scenes are 1% Inspiration, 99% Masturbation

Translating a recent real-life event into something erection-inspiring, juicy-inducing (because my readers are evenly split between the genders), and within the flow of the story can be tricky and, at times, frustrating, but over the years I've found that if I'm aroused while writing a sex scene, it will likely arouse my readers. If I'm not physically "engaged," I trash what I've written, get another espresso, shed a little tear to flavor it, and start over.

Book Reviews:

Amazon Five Stars

“The familiar is made new again as the dynamic characters navigate a world ready for the end of dogma and mythology and the beginning of an era of self-awareness. This entertaining read intermingles philosophy and theology in a way that encourages the reader to think for themselves. I highly recommend this book for anyone who wishes to revisit these characters in a more modern and relatable way.”

Iris SeamanAmazon Review of "Into Temptation"

Amazon Five Stars

“The plot was well done and fast paced. The book never bogged down in any parts with excess exposition. It flowed nicely. I wish some of my attempts at writing were this well-paced. Made for easy and yet challenging reading. I just finished a much longer book that wasn’t paced as well and I swear it took me forever to slog through it. No slogging through this book.”

Neal McAuleyAmazon Review of "Into Temptation"

Amazon Five Stars“The novel is not only filled with macho-characters (yes, we even get to meet Satan in the flesh, lovingly known as “Lou” by his fans). The story also introduces us to a number of powerful female characters that carry much of the narrative in their own right. Commendations to Whitaker for re-envisioning such a powerful, well-known story, and serving it up with a high dose of glamour.”

K. LepperdAmazon review of "Into Temptation"

“At its heart, the author’s debut is a guide for personal growth and reflection, which requires readers to first dig deep into their own psyches in order to formulate a moral code, a values code and an ideals code. With these elemental building blocks in place, Whitaker promises that the meaning of life–or rather, the meaning of your life–will become apparent.”

Kirkus ReviewsReview for "Why Am I?"


T. E. Whitaker was raised in Iowa, across the road from a corn field. After graduating from the University of Iowa he moved to Southern California. He has worked as a knife salesman, filmmaker, web developer, digital marketer, and boot camp instructor.

In February 2014 he published his first book, Why Am I?, to help people find their own “meaning of life” by ignoring outside influences and distractions. In December 2015 he published his first novel, Into Temptation, followed by LA LA Land and Crazy Eyes, books one and two of his four-part Chronicles of Vajra series.

Chronicles of Vajra tells the sordid, hilarious tale of Brät, an aspiring filmmaker, self-styled physicist/philosopher, and the world’s fifth-ranked online dater. In LA LA Land, Brät arrives in L.A. and is immediately screwed over by his agent. When Brät’s friend, a wannabe film producer, suggests they trade their Hollywood dreams for the more practical path of pornography, Brät must decide between a shot at fame that may never come, and money shots that never stop. As their porn business exceeds their wildest expectations, Brät attempts to untie himself from his dominatrix lover, resurrect his sputtering Hollywood screenwriting career, and hide his X-rated day job from everyone he’s ever known.

Into Temptation breaks the bounds of religious satire. Jesus Christ enjoys choice tee times, biweekly psychoanalysis, and a spot atop the afterlife’s Ten Best-Dressed List. But God is coming and no one knows why, least of all his biblical son. Determined to stake his claim as King of Kings before Dad arrives, Jesus begs Lucifer to return him as a mortal man of exquisite style and impeccable taste. But should he trust the Prince of Darkness? Duped by Lucifer and crucified by the media, can Jesus overcome an angel-winged supermodel, two thousand years of pent-up desires, and an all-powerful, paternity-denying Father? From Paris runways to New York burlesque clubs, from the gates of Hell to the bespoke clothiers of Savile Row, Into Temptation is an irreverent father-son tale of biblical proportions.

T. E. Whitaker writes novels and drinks espresso at a café table in Las Vegas.

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