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I’ve been reading a science fiction romance this past week. It is very well written and clever. I’m impressed by the writer’s imagination and execution. As an author, when I read another’s book, I usually think one of two things: … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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
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