Tag Archives: Erotic

Bad Sex Award 2013 Nominees: A Critique of the Excerpts

I thought, as an erotica writer, I’d write some short critical reflections of the nominated passages for each of this year’s Bad Sex Award entries. I’m looking at language, veracity, honesty and craft, as well as erotic potential where relevant. If you write fiction with erotic content that is meant to arouse readers, I challenge Continue Reading

Writing in Pursuit of Pleasure

Very recently, the marvelously accomplished erotic writer Will Crimson sent around a letter, addressed to a few other writers, inviting them to a discussion on how their writing and motivations for writing have changed over time, with the evolution of their practice. Answering this invitation forced me to write a manifesto of a kind and Continue Reading