Before I became well versed in writing the genre, I had misconceptions of my own, and that led to much trial and error as I worked to refine my craft and learn how better to please my audience. While sex does play a key role in erotica, the sex itself is secondary to the development of the characters and plot. Flat characters never go far, but in erotica, you really do have your work cut out for you when it comes to creating believable and entertaining character dynamics. Think about the characteristics that you find most entertaining, and then brainstorm: Readers like characters who use fun dialog, have a good sense of humor, and make interesting choices. What types of hobbies, beliefs, or interests might help to develop your characters—and give them something in common?
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Sign in. During my days as an erotica writer, I learned everything I needed to know about the wild and wonderful world of taboo sex stories, including this: Watch out for the T-rex. He always comes first. Without you, I am nothing.
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Sex is at the heart of what it means to be human. So it bewilders me that — as a rule — erotica is seldom taken seriously, either by writers or readers. How can we make sex — on the page as well as in life — less a performance and more a source of communion? How can we go deeper? Assume the reader wants — and is capable of appreciating — something beyond a jerk-off vehicle.
Sign in. When I started writing, it was just a way of getting all of the business ideas that I had floating around in my head under control. It took me less than a week of writing to craft my first book — 80, words in about six days. Business writing just flows for me.