Writing erotica: Be the next E. L. James
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Use all five senses
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Use all five senses


Touch, smell, sight, sounds and taste - they all help to bring your story alive and place your reader in the scene.

"Allow them to experience each touch, each tiny thrill, along with the characters," says Eden.

How people respond to these senses is also important. So if your characters have just met, and he brushes up against her, describe what she feels, smells and sees and how she repsonds to this.

"Does her pulse race? Does she shiver all over with need? This is what we call in writing 'show, don't tell'" says Eden.



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2012/12/26
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