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Ten Tips on Writing Erotica, Not Porn

Published on 18th December 2014 by Diana Nadin

Erotica is a popular genre whether you’re writing short stories, novellas or full-length novels. The success of Fifty Shades of Grey has proved that! So, if you don’t blush easily, here are some tips that might just set you off down the primrose path to fame and fortune: 1. Don’t confuse erotica with pornography. The latter usually provides ...

Writing Short Stories That Work

Published on 12th December 2014 by Diana Nadin

Lots of people feel that writing short stories is an easy option – especially now that there is so much ‘flash fiction’ about. What could be easier than writing a 500-word story (or 100 words, or even as few as 50 words)? But if you hope to get it right – to sell your work to magazines, to see it featured on the internet or to win competi...