To work efficiently, you have to know what you’re doing. This is especially true if you’re doing something as time consuming as writing – even if that writing’s erotic – not all sex scenes are over in two minutes, after all. So here’s a piece of advice I was given a long time ago that’s transformed my life.
Tag Archives: Erotic Writing
Morning Thought: Getting to Know Commissioned Characters
One of the things I love the most about writing for commission is the fact that I get to meet and know so many new characters. Exploring what makes them unique and why they are the way they are is one of the greatest pleasures for me when it comes to writing.
Morning Thought: Writing New Kinks
New or unfamiliar kinks can be scary at first, but remind yourself, you can always ask questions, and everything was new once. Take the chance to learn and you’ll be surprised what new avenues open to you.
Morning Thought: Giving your Characters, Character
Melodrama’s fine, and it does have a place, but when it comes to erotica, the more real your characters seem, the more relatable they’ll be. You want that relatability in your story and this is how I avoid ‘going purple’ in my work.
Morning Thought: Why I write Erotica
Erotica is far more than just sex – although, that is a fun component of it – and it can give you more than just a happy ending. Here’s why I write it, how about you?
Morning Thought: Porn doesn’t need a Plot, does it?
The category of ‘PWP or Porn Without a Plot is very much a thing, but is it accurate? Can we really create a story that doesn’t have a plot?
Morning Thought: Originality in Erotica
How about I ask you to come up with an entirely new sexual position? Could you do it? No? So why are you worrying about your writing? We all know there are no new positions, only new ways to experience them, so apply the same logic to your writing. What makes your story unique, is you, and you’re enough.
Morning Thought: Embrace Unknown Kinks
Kinks and sex are like chocolate and cream… They just work together. But to improve your writing, forcing yourself into unknown territory and new kinks is the key!
Morning Thought: Don’t know where to start with your erotica? I’ve got you!
Erotica isn’t an easy genre to write for, but it is extremely satisfying. I know how daunting starts can be and I also know that sex scenes are very intimidating. But the way to get over your fear, is to face it. Find your characters voice by throwing them into a scenario and discovering what they do next!
Morning Thought: Good Things Come to Those Who…
Everything changes when you learn how to PLAN!