“In this article, I’ll show you how to create 3 types of contrast for your characters: environmental, interpersonal and internal.”
“Us humans do it a lot. Your parents certainly did it. Your grandparents too. I’m willing to bet you’ve done it. Or at least you’ve fantasised about doing it, which is almost the same thing.”
It’s hard to come up with ways to say certain body parts in an erotica. Do you go with a classic? Something you heard once on Urban Dictionary? Something childish to make the scene a little lighter? Do you choose an elaborate metaphor?
Make it easier for yourself: don’t do the following four things.
Let’s pretend writing is a formula, and that I am an alchemical genius who continues to produce gold from goat turds. Here are the ingredients to my wonderful success.
Follow the story of Hannah, a witch who’s tired of living on the fringes and looking to make a “friend.” And Charlotte, a naughty little lesbian who is dying to see her roommate dance naked around the fire. You’ve never read a short quite this magically erotic.
It’s hard to develop characters and have significant character growth in a story that’s only about 5,000 words long, and also is at least 40% sex. But it can be done! It should be done!
Let’s talk porn. (I know the correct term is “erotica,” but let me enjoy the idea of “writing porn for a living.”)
Midge is a lot like other girls her age. She enjoys scary movies, long walks in a graveyard, and dreams that someday, a horrific monster will take her virginity.
You may be reading this with some serious concerns about penises entering vaginas: I don’t blame you.