Posts Tagged: erotic fiction

How Amazon Is Making Sex a Dirty Word

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“[A]s long as we retain all of these conflicting ideas of what sex is, and what it means to us, sex will always sell—until it’s inconvenient.”

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Rabid Puppies Butt Invasion

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The Rabid Puppies, an MRA group trying to overthrow the “progressive conspiracy” poisoning the Hugo Awards for the second year in a row, have continued their fearless activism by nominating Chuck Tingle’s Space Raptor Butt Invasion for Best Novelette. Tingle, author of erotic novelettes such as Unicorn Butt Cops: Beach Patrol and Glazed By The […]

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This Week in Indie Bookstores

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New York City’s St. Mark’s Bookshop has twice now been faced with closing over financial issues. But the store has a mysterious, rich benefactor who keeps pouring money into the shop. Despite the two lifelines, the store may close as early as Wednesday. Despite the disappearances of other booksellers, one Hong Kong bookstore owner continues […]

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Are Romance Novels Ruining Subscription Services?

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All-you-can-read subscription services are finding that readers of romance novels are heavy users. The service Scribd is removing some romance titles because voracious sex-fiends are reading too many of the sultry books. Over at Electric Lit, Lincoln Michel explains why heavy users hurt the economics of these services: Let’s say you are paying creators two […]

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Pro Tip: Penning The Erotic

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Erotic fiction seems to be making some kind of comeback. In light of this, we could all learn a thing or two from Seth Fried. The writer spices up “Das Kolumne” by teaching us how to write erotica. To wit: “Readers who seek out erotica tend to be motivated more out of curiosity and boredom […]

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