‘author advice’ stories

Write Your Head Around This

The power of the senses.

How To 05/05/2017

Style and Mentality Pt. 03

Elements and Conventions of Storytelling

How To 07/26/2016

Fifty Words? How To

Non-erotic version of How To Write a Fifty-Word Story.

How To 01/24/2013

Sex and the Personal Pronoun

An essay about words.

Reviews & Essays 06/09/2012

Creating Believable Characters Ch. 01

Creating believable characters your readers will love.

How To 02/28/2012

Down, Boy!

Writing the Alpha Male in contemporary fiction.

How To 01/08/2011

Writing Sex Scenes

Elements to consider when writing sex scenes.

How To 12/11/2010

Writing Real Sex

The answer to "How Do You Write Such HOT Sex Scenes?"

How To 10/29/2010

How I Wrote "Quality Control"

The same approach can work for you.

How To 12/10/2009

Keeping It Interesting

Variety is the spice of life in erotica, too.

How To 09/09/2009

Writing Humor Dos and Don'ts

It's a hard job, but somebody has to do it.

Humor & Satire 07/29/2009

On Writing Celebrity Fantasies

Advice on how to pen the best celebrity stories.

How To 03/23/2009

Getting Your Characters Pregnant

A writer's guide to breeding.

How To 09/04/2008

How to be Prolific

Strategies for writing A LOT.

How To 08/07/2008

Why I Will Read Your Work

A "catch-all" review for authors about improving writing.

Reviews & Essays 05/19/2008

Self-Review for Literotica

Honing your story for submission yourself.

How To 05/12/2008

Elements of Literary Erotica

A discussion of writing the best literary story you can.

How To 05/07/2008

How NOT to Write

A reverse How to Guide.

How To 07/28/2007

I Wrote a Story - Now What?

Some observations by a new writer.

Reviews & Essays 03/20/2007

Practical Writing / Story Telling 03

Hunting, gathering ideas and drawing up a skeleton.

How To 02/08/2007

Practical Writing / Story Telling 02

One author's views on classical story structure.

How To 02/07/2007

Practical Writing / Story Telling 01

Introduction: one author's views on writing erotica.

How To 02/06/2007

Dialogue: The Eternal Problem

Why is dialogue in stories so often real crap?

How To 07/21/2006

Are You Fishing...

Are You Fishing for Literary Inspiration?

How To 05/14/2006

How to Give Characters Random Names

A surprisingly simple & effective name generator.

How To 05/14/2006

How To Write a Fifty-Word Story

Fifty word stories? Easy? Try to write fifteen.

How To 05/14/2006

How to Write Good Sex Scenes

A brief list of examples and observations for better sex

How To 10/09/2002
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