In autobiographical fiction, Terence Sellers aptly predicted her fate as a writer. Her chosen subject matter, sadomasochism, was considered too outré even within the 70s New York downtown scene in which she pursued her literary work. In one of her fictive works, Sellers depicts the life of a dominatrix -which she is in real life- who aspires to be an author. As noted, even within avant-garde underground artistic circles, she is viewed with a mix of reservation, fascination and consternation. The lads simply didn’t quite know what to make of her. Not even her male lovers to whom she is often generous. Sellers correctly foresaw that the literary establishment would bulk at finding easy acceptance with her and her art. READ MORE.