Someone who has never written a sexy word before is bound to be keyed up, sweaty, a little anxious, not sure what happens next.Continue reading
I’m thinking of the reader’s experience as I write my sex scene. In a way, I’m making love to the reader. (Yes, yes, I said that, you can go tell all your friends now.)Continue reading
When I write a sexy paranormal story, the speculative idea is like that little turn of the wrist that makes all the pieces in the kaleidoscope shift a fraction of an inch … and suddenly you see a whole new pattern. The junk inside the kaleidoscope is the same old junk. But because the light is shooting between all those mirrors, an ordinary little piece of life becomes fascinating.
Do this with sex and you’ll see what I mean about keeping it fresh.Continue reading
I frequently host a “road show” at science fiction conventions called “Smut & Nothing But” where half a dozen authors read aloud explicit sex scenes from science fiction, fantasy, romance, and erotica. There are only two rules: 1) it’s gotta … Continue reading