What You Owe the Reader
Dec20

What You Owe the Reader

By Malin James   Let me just say right up front that you will never, ever, (like, never, ever, ever) please every single person who reads your work. I know this sounds obvious, but it took me ages to internalize that and until I did my writing was kind of generic and voiceless, (and by “kind of” I mean “completely”). I was too busy wrestling with the little editor in my head to develop my own style.   That little editor is a...

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Review opportunity: next-generation PULSE III SOLO or DUO
Oct26

Review opportunity: next-generation PULSE III SOLO or DUO

Attention reviewers, and other fans of amazing sex toys: our Eroticon sponsor Hot Octopuss has just launched the next generation of their sex toy PULSE. And they’re looking for reviewers to write about the new version. PULSE is a sex toy that stimulates the penis with an oscillating motor – providing an altogether different sensation from vibrations, and sending waves of sensation from the frenulum right through the penis. The...

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Getting Rude : Guest post from Nicci Talbot

Nicci Talbot is the founder of Rude Magazine, an on-line magazine covering sex, politics, the arts and more, she’s our guest blogger today and is here to talk about her latest project to develop a series of ebooks on sexuality and to ask for your help. [hr] I set up Rude Magazine in 2012, the aim being to provide an alternative to mainstream women’s mags with their narrow focus on celebrity, gossip and lifestyle. It has grown...

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The evolution of a writer : how Eroticon changed my life.

Please welcome sex blogger and erotic writer, Jillian Boyd to the Write Sex Right blog.  Jilly has been kind enough to share her experience of Eroticon 2012 and, more excitingly, what has happened to her since then. :: I started blogging a year and eight months ago. I started writing stories a year ago. And I got published for the first time in my life the day after my 21st birthday. It was a lovely start to an entirely new path in my...

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Why get edited, the benefits of being edited

Today is the last in our series of posts on working with an editor from guest blogger Cressida Downing.  Today she’s giving us the overview of the benefits of being edited and answering the question, Why get edited? So ultimately – why get edited? It picks up horrendous grammatical and spelling errors that can put your readers off your writing for good. It pulls out any plot holes – you may know who the mysterious man is – but...

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Your turning me of: Common grammatical errors that you should never make.

Today Cressida Downing is giving us the run down of common grammar mistakes and how to avoid them Common grammatical errors that you should never make First rule – ‘Is it YOURS?’ There are two ‘your/you’re’ possibilities. Your means it belongs to you. Such as ‘is that your cat?’ or ‘I love your blog’. You’re is a shortened way of saying ‘you are’. Such as ‘You’re such a good writer!’ or ‘I think you’re very brave.’ If in doubt about...

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