How To Write Erotica

A Beginner's Guide to Writing and Publishing Short Erotica
Author: Calista Foxton
Publisher: Kinklined
ISBN: 1537854402
Category: Reference
Page: 87
View: 3338
Do you have a talent for writing and a steamy imagination that you’re ready to explore? Romance and erotica writers are carving out a whole new career based on self-publishing, taking their slice of an industry worth billions of dollars. Have you ever thought you might join them? Whether you want to write for pocket money or more, How to Write Erotica is a great guide to getting started. Calista Foxton is a new erotic fiction writer. This book is a record of all the things she wishes she’d known at the beginning. From how to select your market to promoting your story, Calista walks you through every step of the way with her personal insight and plenty of practical tips that any budding author can learn from. How to Write Erotica includes choosing your kinks, avoiding procrastination, structuring your story, creating a cover, publishing your first e-book and a whole lot more. There are readers waiting for the story you’re about to write. If you need a little gentle encouragement and lots of hints on starting out on the road to being the next E L James, this book is for you. Why not read and get started right away?

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing Erotic Romance

Author: Alison Kent
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440650756
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 336
View: 3791
Erotic romance reigns supreme as a big category of women's fictions; a billion-dollar business serviced by a new breed of uninhibited writer. This book is the necessary how-to for first-timers and a terrific guide for seasoned professionals as well, who are putting their racy (and lucrative) fantasies to paper. Now, for the first time, a veteran erotic romance author shows exactly what to do and how. The first book to guide writers to succeed in this mutli-million dollar genre. Explores how to set up a plot and write good, steamy sex scenes. From a best-selling experienced author. Includes resource section for research tools and further reading. Interviews with top editors in the field. Foreword by Kate Duffy, editorial director at Kensington Publishing and founding editor of the genre.

How to Write and Sell Erotica

Author: M. Christian
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781615083015
Category: Fiction
Page: 138
View: 3528
A Master's Level Course in Writing and Selling Erotica. "Want to write erotica and GET PUBLISHED? Then do yourself a favor and buy this book!" -Marilyn Jaye Lewis, author, founder The Erotic Authors Association. No one knows more about writing and selling erotica, from inspiration to publication, than M. Christian. The author of over three hundred stories (many selected for annual "Best of" anthologies), eight collections of his own short fiction, five novels, and editor of over two dozen anthologies, M. Christian has seen the process from every point of view, as writer, editor and publisher. "Christian's book is a must-read. ...practical insider's tips ... a fearlessly honest look at the realities of publishing erotica ... will educate, amuse and inspire." -Donna George Storey, author Amorous Woman. In this unique insider's guide, M. Christian makes the path easy for others with lifesaving tips, hard-earned lessons and personal observations, including how to: * incorporate the key elements that make an erotic story sell; * think sexy and cultivate your erotic imagination; * create plots and characters that turn readers on; * put the right dash of sex in a sex story; * sell your work to magazines, websites, anthologies, book publishers; * write convincing stories for sexual orientations and interests beyond your own; * find the best internet resources for writers of erotica; * pinpoint the right place to sell your work; * get along with editors and publishers; * respond correctly to fans, reviewers and criticism; * and much much more! "I'm over the moon. M. Christian's book is awesome!." -Adrienne Benedicks, founder Erotic Readers and Writers Association.

How to Write Erotic Fiction and Sex Scenes

Author: Ashley Lister
Publisher: How to Books
ISBN: 9781845285050
Category: Erotic stories
Page: 150
View: 2509
Whether you're writing a steamy erotic novel, or a romantic novel and want to take the reader beyond the bedroom door, writing a convincing sex scene can be one of the most difficult challenges for any fiction writer. How to Write Erotic Fiction and Sex Scenes is a practical guide to help every writer rise to this challenge.

How to Write and Sell Gay Erotica

Author: Nathan J Morissey
Publisher: Nathan J Morissey
Category: Business & Economics
Page: N.A
View: 3874
In this how-to ebook, bestselling author Nathan J Morissey spills his secrets on how to write good gay erotica and sell it too. Nathan's main source of income is writing and selling gay erotica, and in this ebook, he will tell you how to do it and stand apart from the crowd. He has sold over 30,000 copies of his ebooks since August 2010. Contents: Introduction My Story The Art of Gay Erotica Writing Publishing Marketing Other author-related Topics Conclusion Consultation Services and Contact Information Please note that Nathan is no longer offering consultation services.

Love Writing

How to Make Money Writing Romantic Or Erotic Fiction
Author: Sue Moorcroft
Publisher: Accent Press
ISBN: 9781906373993
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 274
View: 3490
Love sells and sex sells and you can earn your living writing about them for novels, novellas and short stories as well as serials for magazines, anthologies and websites.As well as drawing on her experience as a fiction writer and creative writing tutor, in this ‘must-have’ book Sue has included questions from aspiring writers – with illuminating responses from published writers and industry experts.Romantic fiction encompasses everything from chart-topping chick lit and romantic comedies, through gritty sagas, sweeping historicals and smouldering erotica to liver-twisting affairs with vampires. Bright, emotional, involving, intelligent storytelling about love and desire is what readers want and will pay for.Do you want to know how to create emotional punch? (Or even what emotional punch is?) How to control dual time lines? Spring your work out of the slush pile? Write a tender love scene that excites passion rather than hilarity? This book reveals all.

On Writing

Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743455967
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 297
View: 6397
The author shares his insights into the craft of writing and offers a humorous perspective on his own experience as a writer.

The Fifty Shades of Grey Phenomena

How to Write Best-Selling Erotic Romance
Author: Chlo Thurlow
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781481026376
Category: Reference
Page: 166
View: 5012
EL James has made $50 million from the Shades of Grey Trilogy. In "The Fifty Shades of Grey Phenomena," best-selling erotic writer Chloe Thurlow reveals the secrets of how it's done. With a point-by-point study of "Fifty Shades of Grey," Thurlow provides insider tips of writing romance erotica. She shows how to create living characters, and how to keep readers glued to the page by "showing" what's happening through action, not "telling" the reader with dull explanation. There are selections from the first Master of Erotica, the Marquis de Sade, and how erotica has changed through the ages; excerpts from Thurlow's own writing; a list of erotic publishers hungry for new material - and lots more. For writers setting out to write romantic erotica, and for established writers who want to add a sharp new tool to their erotic toolbox, "The Fifty Shades of Grey Phenomena" is essential reading. Chloe Thurlow is the author of five acclaimed novels, numerous erotic short stories and essays. "Ms. Thurlow's writing is captivating. The fantasy she builds flows with a hint of conspiracy and I would recommend this book to those who want to read about some of the lesser-known BDSM fetish play." The Romance Reviews, on "A Girl's Adventure," an Xcite Books top-selling title.

Write and Sell Erotic Fiction: Teach Yourself

Author: Judith Watts,Mirren Baxter
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444197932
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 224
View: 2457
Smart, sassy and full of everything you need to know. This is the ultimate guide to writing - and selling - an erotic novel. It will help you to understand erotica - what it is, and isn't, the subgenres, the conventions, the big do's and don'ts - as well as giving you the inspiration and support you need to actually write. Essentially, over a third of this book contains information on how to sell your book - whether to an agent, to a publisher or directly to the reading public yourself. It features up-to-date insights and advice on self-publishing, both digitally and traditionally, and strategies for self promotion using blogs, social media and reviews. Full of practical tips and creative inspiration from a bestselling novelist, this book is all you need to turn yourself into the next EL James.

How to Write Hot Sex

Tips from Multi-Published Erotic Romance Authors
Author: Shoshanna Evers
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780991372232
Page: 146
View: 8831
This collection of essays by multi-published erotic romance authors details the art of writing sizzling hot sex scenes. Whether you're writing sensual, steamy, or full-on explicit sex scenes, writers can learn from the authors who write and sell sexy books for a living. Do you want to write erotica? Or an erotic romance? Perhaps you just want to add some hot sexual tension to your romance novel. This is the book for you. Here you'll find essays on the art of writing smokin' hot vanilla sex, gay sex, BDSM, kink, and menage, as well as essays on how to find paying markets and publishers for your books and short stories. "How to Write Hot Sex: Tips from Multi-Published Erotic Romance Authors" gives you all the information you need to write sex well and get published "

Stranger in a Strange Land

Author: Robert Anson Heinlein
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780441790340
Category: Fiction
Page: 395
View: 4788
This is the epic saga of an earthling, Valentine Michael Smith, born and educated on Mars, who arrives on our planet with "psi" powers--telepathy, clairvoyance, telekinesis, and the ability to take control of the minds of others--and yet with complete innocence regarding the mores of man.

Naughty Words for Nice Writers

A Sexual and Spanking Thesaurus
Author: Cara Bristol
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780990805274
Page: 124
View: 799
If you've struggled to find the right tone for your romantic sex scene, stared at the computer for 15 minutes trying to come up with the perfect verb, become stymied because some terms are too crude while others are too flowery, or found yourself reusing the same words over and over, Naughty Words for Nice Writers, A Sexual and Spanking Thesaurus can help you break through those barriers. Cara Bristol, the author of 17 erotic romances, has written a guide to help you find the erotic words to write a sex scene that sizzles. Naughty Words for Nice Writers is packed with more than 1,200 usable, functional synonyms geared for romance, erotic romance, and erotica. Included are 28 different "erotic word lists" such as male and female anatomy, foreplay, orgasm, specific sexual acts and kink, sexual noises, spanking terminology, and much more. The guide offers suggestions on how to write a sex scene and how to tighten your writing so it sings. With an emphasis on verbs, this guide will help you "show" the intimacy between your characters rather than tell it. Whether you're writing a "fade to black" scene or a graphic and explicit one, Naughty Words for Nice Writers will give you the words.

How To Write A Dirty Story

Reading, Writing And Publishing Erotica
Author: Susie Bright
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471108503
Category: Reference
Page: 320
View: 2335
From bookstores to the Internet to Susie Bright's own tremendous success with the BEST AMERICAN EROTICA series, we are clearly reading and writing erotica more than ever. Now Susie Bright shows readers how to heat up sex scenes in everything from traditional novels and romances to science fiction and horror. She guides aspiring writers in reading erotica to discover the elements and styles that work. Then she walks them through the writing process: how to get hot ideas, devise steamy plots, use language like a pro and bring the story to a memorable climax. Each chapter features writing exercises and suggestions for non-writing activities that will galvanise the imagination and flatten any hurdle. Drawing on her own experiences, Bright explains how to find an agent, work with an editor, choose a publishing company and sell the work.


Author: Amanda Hocking
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1429956526
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 336
View: 1280
Amanda Hocking is an indie publishing sensation whose self-published novels have sold millions of copies all over the world, and Switched is the book that started the phenomenon. Prepare to be enchanted... When Wendy Everly was six years old, her mother was convinced she was a monster and tried to kill her. Eleven years later, Wendy discovers her mother might have been right. She's not the person she's always believed herself to be, and her whole life begins to unravel—all because of Finn Holmes. Finn is a mysterious guy who always seems to be watching her. Every encounter leaves her deeply shaken...though it has more to do with her fierce attraction to him than she'd ever admit. But it isn't long before he reveals the truth: Wendy is a changeling who was switched at birth—and he's come to take her home. Now Wendy's about to journey to a magical world she never knew existed, one that's both beautiful and frightening. And where she must leave her old life behind to discover who she's meant to become... As a special gift to readers, this book contains a new, never-before-published bonus story, "The Vittra Attacks," set in the magical world of the Trylle.

How to Write Better Essays

Author: Bryan Greetham
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137293357
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 328
View: 7543
Have you ever wondered why some people can produce a well-structured, relevant essay written in a style that seems to glide across the page with the minimum of fuss? Do you think some people simply have these skills, and others don't, and that there is nothing we can do about it? This book just might change your mind. Addressing each landmark stage of the essay writing process, How to Write Better Essays teaches you how to... • analyse the question and break down difficult terms and concepts • brainstorm effectively and generate your own ideas • evaluate and criticise arguments • express your thoughts coherently and develop your own style of writing • plan and structure your essay from introduction to conclusion ... and along the way, practical techniques show how to analyse, criticise, discuss and evaluate material, improve your style, revise your final draft and avoid plagiarism. The third edition of this bestselling book includes new chapters on critical thinking, tackling reflective writing assignments, and how to create and analyse concepts. It also features a new companion website providing annotated essays to illustrate the successful outcome of the methods you learn in the book, exercises to develop critical thinking skills, and additional examples of how to analyse concepts. For every student who needs to write essays, from whatever discipline, this book is a constant source of the help and inspiration you need to tackle your essays with confidence.

Cat Person

Publisher: Jonathan Cape
ISBN: 9781787331150
Page: 72
View: 2554
She thought, brightly, This is the worst life decision I have ever made! And she marvelled at herself for a while, at the mystery of this person who'd just done this bizarre, inexplicable thing. Margot meets Robert. They exchange numbers. They text, flirt and eventually have sex - the type of sex you attempt to forget. How could one date go so wrong? Everything that takes place in Cat Person happens to countless people every day. But Cat Person is not an everyday story. In less than a week, Kristen Roupenian's New Yorker debut became the most read and shared short story in their website's history. This is the bad date that went viral. This is the conversation we're all having. You Know You Want This, Kristen Roupenian's debut collection, will be published in February 2019.

The Mammoth Book of Erotica

Author: Maxim Jakubowski
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780786701582
Category: Erotic literature
Page: 599
View: 4470
This gathering of writings from well-known authors is a celebration of sensual love from classic times to the present day. Representing some of literature's brightest lights, this anthology aptly fulfills the many purposes of erotic writing. Included here are selections from Anais Nin, Anne Rice, Pat Califia, Alice Joanou, and many others.

Oh Joy Sex Toy

Coloring Book
Author: Erika Moen,Matthew Nolan
Publisher: Limerence Press
ISBN: 9781620103760
Category: Games & Activities
Page: 120
View: 2411
Every week Erika Moen draws a cornucopia (pornucopia?) of fun, naughty pairings for the critically-acclaimed sex education comic OH JOY SEX TOY. Now YOU can join in the sexy fun by adding your own color choices in OH JOY SEX TOY: COLORING BOOK! An alluring collection of NSFW illustrations, featuring a wide variety of sexy humans, awaits you! Whether you want to color for relaxation, saucy enjoyment, or to make a unique work of art for a special someone, this book is sure to please.