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Karma Said is a nationally acclaimed, award-winning author and a freelance journalist covering alternative sexuality. Karma’s confessional memoir, “Surviving Master Joshua: The BDSM Memoir Of An Unfaithful Wife”, won multiple awards for its deep dive into BDSM and non-monogamy, and was featured on the NASDAQ Billboard among the top twenty winners of the 2022 New York Bookfest . Other awards include the 2023 INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD,

Literary Titan Gold Book Award 2022, and a 2023 eLit eBook Award.
Karma co-hosts the live storytelling series “Kinky Stories,” episodes of which you can find here, and writes about her more personal adventures on the Wattpad series “Freelance Sex Slave.”