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Please vote! IRRESISTIBLE ATTRACTIONS is a finalist in the Sex Scene Championship #SSceneC2015

Thank you to everyone who voted in the first round of judging in Scorching Romance Reviews Sex Scene Championship! Irresistible Attractions made it through the first round and is one of the final 16! It’s going head-to-head with another author’s … 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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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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Cover Reveal…A Sexual and Spanking Thesaurus for authors…

You may have noticed (or maybe not) that the “spanking thesaurus” has disappeared from my blog. That’s because I have turned it into a book! I’ve expanded it to include a full range of sexual synonyms, plus more spanking categories … Continue reading

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On my soapbox: Thoughts about erotic fiction, porn and respect…

My husband jokingly once told somebody we’d just met, “my wife writes porn.” Privately, I took him aside and told him, “You shouldn’t tell people that. They may not know you’re joking, and they might really think I write porn.” … Continue reading

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10 tips for creating sexual, romantic tension…

I’m dedicating this blog to writer Amanda Buxton who asked me for tips on how to develop “romantic chemistry” between two characters. Here are 10 suggestions: 1. Build attraction gradually over time. If your characters are bowled over by each … Continue reading

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Kinkier than Cosmo ever thought of being…

While I was stranded in the grocery checkout line, the October 2013 Cosmo magazine cover caught my eye. “12 Kinky Quickies. Grab Him & Get it On” I scanned the article on quick ways to spice up one’s sex life … Continue reading

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Being neighborly: when author life and real life collide…

Once upon a time I was very secretive about my erotic romance writing career. I refused to reveal my pen name, my book titles, subgenre, or publisher. In fact, I did not tell my former neighbors my pen name until … Continue reading

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Two weeks of reckless raunchiness…

For two weeks I’ve been focused on raunchy sex – writing it, that is. I recently signed a contract with Loose Id for Reckless in Moonlight, a cougar romance, involving a 45-year-old divorcee who gets “involved” with her neighbor’s 28-year-old … Continue reading

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Sex scenes: the easiest, most difficult part to write

Is it difficult to write sex scenes? Erotic romance authors are asked this question in interviews. Short answer: No. Clintonian answer: It depends on your definition of difficult. If you define difficult as embarrassing or uncomfortable, then I refer you … Continue reading

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