Will You Ever Take Me Seriously?

Alison Sparks
3 min readApr 29, 2022
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I often wonder if I’ll be taken seriously by other writers because I’m a sex worker. I write under the same name to keep the credibility and show my community that I can be a part of them while advocating for them as well. But what about the other side? The writerly side?

Will fantasy fiction writers scoff at me because I’m naked online? Will publishers take me seriously if I ever do write a book that I…

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Alison Sparks

Just a writer, sharing my musings on sex, sexuality, sex work, mental health and LGBTQ+ topics.