Tag: writing

#FantasySmutFriday – Week 3

Ladies and gentleman of smut, welcome to this week’s #FantasySmutFriday challenge! Each week, I’ll present a new writing prompt based on a fantasy, and you’ll have one week to craft a flash story(~1,000 or less) that fulfills this fantasy. The plot, events, characters, and twists are all up to you, so long as it brings the fantasy to life.

#FantasySmutFriday – Week 2

Ladies and gentleman of smut, welcome to this week’s #FantasySmutFriday challenge! Each week, I’ll present a new writing prompt based on a fantasy, and you’ll have one week to craft a flash story(~1,000 or less) that fulfills this fantasy. The plot, events, characters, and twists are all up to you, so long as it brings the fantasy to life.

#FantasySmutFriday – Week 1

Ladies and gentleman of smut, welcome to this week’s #FantasySmutFriday challenge! Each week, I’ll present a new writing prompt based on a fantasy, and you’ll have one week to craft a flash story(~1,000 or more) that fulfills this fantasy. The plot, events, characters, and twists are all up to you, so long as it brings the fantasy to life.

Central Masturbation Fantasy – Or, “A Total Mind-Fuck”

I had originally planned to write this post about differences between fantasy versus reality when it came to subjects of the sexually taboo, but the research I made on this subject opened up a larger reservoir of information for me to share about fantasies, in general. As authors of erotica and smut, we often like to push the boundaries of what’s possible in the otherwise vanilla sexual encounters we are more used to on a day-to-day basis. For many, this has meant stepping into the realm of the magical, supernatural, and sci-fi. For others, they push the line of the socially acceptable. Surprisingly enough, even the things that cause us to retch in disgust can also capture our attention, driving us to want more.

Dealing with the block

Things have been pretty rough the last couple of months. I told myself this was going to be the year I would start making more regular posts and help this blog really take off. At the start, things were going OK, and I was able to consistently put out a good handful of posts each month. However, I’ve been finding it hard to talk about anything the last few months, other than the Smut Marathon. But last night I was thinking about how there was much I wanted to talk about, and all the story ideas I have literally laying around in composition notebooks and pocket pads and began to wonder why I was feeling this creative wall in front of me.

The Laundry List

The name may not allude to this, but the laundry list is a commonly-made mistake among most first-time writers, whether it be writers of erotica, smut, or other genres. It’s an understandably easy mistake to make, but it’s still enough to turn off any reader from the get-go. I mentioned this in an earlier post where I explained a few things to help take your writing to the next level, but I’d like to give this one a bit more emphasis.

Choosing Your Own Erotic Adventure

Do you remember those ‘Choose your own adventure’ books from the 80’s with the elaborate cover art, written by Edward Packard? I remember first finding one in middle school, around 20 years ago now, and thinking how innovative I thought it was. My school’s library had dozens of them, and I think I read every single one of them. 

4 tips to get you from ‘Less Amateurish’ to ‘Pretty Good’

I remember when reading Stephen King’s memoirs, there was some insight he gave, and I’m paraphrasing: “A bad writer can become a good writer. A good writer can become a great writer. But a bad writer cannot become a great writer.” In following this, I wrote 9 Tips to get you from Amateur to Less Amateurish which was an outline of writing advice collected from a variety of popular authors. Sometimes, I go back to that article to remind myself of what I’m doing wrong now, and what I should be doing. Now it’s time to move onwards and upwards. I’ve collected some more tips to explain where to go once the quality of your writing is no longer the problem. It’s not as many tips as last time, but still just as helpful.

Begin The Smut Marathon!!

Good evening, readers! Last month, I learned of a competition for erotica writers. One that would take place over the course of an entire year, and I couldn’t help but sign my name up for it! Which is why you’ll be seeing my the new badge in the sidebar of this site. But now that sign-ups are over, and the details have been sent, allow me to share some of the details.

Jaded 90s Babe

Where Aesthetics Meet Cynical Musings

Occult Kitten

Occultism,BDSM/Kink,sex magick

The Curious Mermaid

writing about sexuality, kink and open relationships

Pain As Pleasure

A kinky male takes a peek out of the closet

F DOT LEONORA

connecting the dots by editing & writing erotica

Life of Elliott...

NSFW...This is an adult site, so adults only please.

RisquéViews

Real life views and sex toy reviews

Jayne Renault

Musings of a Smut Queen

Down the Bunny Rabbit Hole

Luv bunny's Wonderland

Tabitha Rayne

Erotic Tales, Sensual Art, Sex Toy Design

The Smutlancer

Writing about sex and getting paid to do it

Masturbation Monday

Where getting off is half the fun...

LovingBDSM

The Loving BDSM Podcast

Sarah Writes Smut

Sexy stories, romantic musings, and everything in between

Miss Scarlet Writes

Thoughts on Life, Lust and Longings

Smut Marathon

Dare to challenge yourself... take a deep breath and start writing!

Witch of the Wands

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Life of Violet

A 20-something girl in a romantic, kinky world. Rated 18+

Asrai Devin

Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.” ― Sylvia Plath