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An updated Naughty Words for Nice Writers thesaurus available now

800 MORE synonyms than the first edition A dozen new categories/sections Amazon Buy Link Two years ago, I published the first edition of Naughty Words for Nice Writers. The sex scene thesaurus developed out of my need for functional, usable synonyms. … Continue reading

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Play the Oxymoron Game & enter to win a $10 Amazon gift card #giveaway

Oxymoron is such a harsh sounding word; I think maybe it’s the “moron” part. But, I love the concept and the effect. An oxymoron is a figure of speech in which the words seem to contradict each other. Years ago, author … Continue reading

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For authors: 3 tips for writing a HOT sex scene

It take finesse to write a sex scene. I often find that writing one takes more time than any other kind of scene. And while writing one sex scene is challenging enough, writing several (three, four, even five) per erotic … Continue reading

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#SpankA2Z: Q is for Qua, favorite Q words, #Scrabble

Welcome to day 17  of the 2nd Annual Spanking A to Z blog challenge. Throughout  June, spanking fiction authors will post a blog corresponding to a different letter of the alphabet, beginning with A and ending with Z. Many of … Continue reading

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#SpankA2Z: O is for orgasm

Welcome to day 15  of the 2nd Annual Spanking A to Z blog challenge–we’re at the mid-point! Throughout  June, spanking fiction authors will post a blog corresponding to a different letter of the alphabet, beginning with A and ending with … Continue reading

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#SpankA2Z: J is for author, publishing JARGON

Welcome to day 10 of the 2nd Annual Spanking A to Z blog challenge. Throughout June, spanking fiction authors will post a blog corresponding to a different letter of the alphabet, beginning with A and ending with Z. Many of … Continue reading

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Why do people have sex? #WriteTip #SexScenes

Why do people have sex? Hint: It’s not about horniness. Of course, sometimes the reason can be that simple: to scratch an itch, but often there is a strong emotional component that is expressed sexually. People engage in sexual intercourse … Continue reading

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The problem with purple headed yogurt slingers…

I was putting the finishing touches to Naughty Words for Nice Writers, A Sexual and Spanking Thesaurus, when my husband, who had gone to breakfast with the guys called me. (They’d obviously been talking about the book). Husband:  Do you … Continue reading

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Naughty Words for Nice Writers has been released!

Naughty Words for Nice Writers, A Sexual and Spanking Thesaurus, has been published in paperback on Amazon.com. It will available as an ebook very soon. (Like later today. Check back on this blog for updates).  Update: It’s now available for Kindle as … Continue reading

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The Vagina List: synonyms for lady parts…

In writing M/F, F/M or F/F erotic romance, at some point you might need a word for vagina. What’s wrong with the “v-word?” I don’t know, but there’s something about it that sends you from sexy to  junior high health … Continue reading

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