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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Signs You Are Involved With An Erotic Romance Writer

Top Ten Signs You Are Involved With An Erotic Romance Writer

Aside of the constant thinking about sex, there are signs you're sweetie writes smutty books. I know there are male erotic romance writers out there but since most of those writers are female, I'm referring to women in my list.

1. She reads sex news for story ideas.

2. She reviews sex toys both for fun and for research purposes. Chances are that vibrating cock ring or rabbit vibrator she used on you will end up in a story.

3. Your partner gets Facebook messages, friend requests, and e-mail from perfect strangers looking for sex on a regular basis - and she's never even been on Craigslist. For some reason, perfect strangers think because she writes about sex she's ready for it at any time - with them. No, she isn't.

4. That baby name book isn't to name your future progeny but to come up with character names that are more exciting than the usual Jeremy and Caitlin.

5. When new friends or unfamiliar family members ask what she does for a living the two of you only smile and say... it's complicated.

6. Your convention swag is much more exciting than most convention swag. DVDs, and smutty books galore!

7. You wonder if you've ever appeared in any of her books. Or you know you have and you're proud!

8. You're not ashamed that she's killed off past rotten lovers in her novels. 

9. Men come up to you at book readings and parties and wonder what it's like to be so intimately involved with someone who writes about sex.

10. She tries out her sex scenes on your before writing them down in her books.

My new novel Don't Call Me Baby will be released by Naughty Nights Press on September 30, 2011. Here's  a blurb:

Don't Call Me Baby is a fast-paced, quick-witted, sexy novel about a young woman exploring her sexuality and the cultural morĂ©s she collides with on a daily basis. It's 1983 in Maryland and Catherine Stone is sex on wheels. She plays the field the way men have done for aeons. Not content to strive for her MRS degree like so many young women her age, she seduces men of all stripes - married college professors, theatre students, virgins, complete strangers who intrigue her. She has already cost one man his job. But she asks herself lots of questions on her search to enjoy her sexuality. Why don't other women enjoy their sex as much as she does? Why do so many women and men look down on sexually free women, calling them sluts while sexually free men are called studs and Lotharios? She bucks at the double standards!  Catherine has made no commitment to any man. She's free to explore and she gladly does so. No man can tie her down and no woman's judgment will stop her from playing the field to her heart's content. Does she meet her match in a new man who introduces her to sexual bliss she had never before experienced? When she tries multiple partners and bondage for the first time as a submissive, she believes she's found the sexual bliss she is looking for - and with a man who not only introduces her to the fineries in life but also cares about her like no man ever has before.

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Dee Dawning said...

Hi Liz, Cute list. I never thought
about sex stories for story ideas, not that I'm lacking for ideas with fifty WIPs.

Never had anyone try to get in my pants either. Wrong sex I guess. LOL

New book sounds cool, too. Got anything comin up for Bookfair?

Willa Edwards said...

Cute list Liz. I know three is a hot button for you. I definitely agree with some of these. Like reading/listening to bizarre new stories for ideas, like penthouse or cosmo. That's where I get a bunch of my ideas :P

Elizabeth Black said...

Hey, Dee, no don't have anything for Bookfair yet. Been busy promoting Don't Call Me Baby. I'll be at that for awhile. Haven't had much time to do any real fiction writing.

I know of some male erotic romance writers who get propositioned by women. Or they have unusual names and guys think they're female.

Elizabeth Black said...

Willa thanks. :) I get my ideas from Fark and Topix.com. Other places too. I love weird news. Sometimes The Frisky has good articles. I get ideas from them, too.

Dede Craig said...

LMAO - love it !
I can add a new one to the list - she's up until 3am when you're fast asleep.

Qwillia Rain said...

Interesting, Elizabeth. I've never had anyone ask me about my sex life, only how I got into writing about BDSM.

Mary Suzanne said...


I loved your post. Very informative.

Goodluck with "Don't Call Me Baby."

James L. Hatch said...

Funny. I liked Dede Craig's comment too.