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Erotica Pet Peeve: Thrum

If I was the Grand Poobah Editor of Smut, I’d immediately toss out any erotic fiction that used the word ‘thrum.’ Reading ‘thrum’ will cause me to close the book on an otherwise dandy piece of writing. Within the context … Continue reading

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Cassell’s Rule of Fuck in Fiction

I’m afraid I may have too much plot that is not sex in the new book, and need to be careful not to fall into the treacherous “real fiction” trap. Cassell’s Rule of Fuck in Fiction: People need to be … Continue reading

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Sexual Pleasure in Fiction (Cleis Press)

Look for my post on Cleis Press’ blog on incorporating sexual pleasure into fiction. What would the iconic dyke coming out novel, Rubyfruit Jungle, have looked like if detailed, lascivious sex was included? What if Molly and Loeta’s night together … Continue reading

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