Erotica For Everyone
According to book publishers in the US, more and more erotica is being bought by readers across the country. The demand for erotic novels with steamy sex action spelt out somewhat more explicitly than Mills & Boon is, er, booming. And authors of erotica are on the rise too, with many women writing a sexual tour de force on the side from their other jobs.
As CBS2chicago.com reports:
"Deep dark and dangerous," "sexy beast," "hard stuff" -- these aren't your grandmother's romance novels. Love stories are getting a sexy new makeover
"If there's going to be sex, you're going to get it," said author Robin Schone.
The writers behind these steamy new books may surprise you. Take Penny Dawn, the suburban mother of two, who's firing up macaroni and cheese one minute and turning up the heat at the computer the next.
"I wrote 'Measuring Up' with Dora the Explorer in the background. It's strictly business," Dawn said.
Dawn, who's published one erotic romance and has several in the pipeline, says the story still comes first. But now you'll find a lot more of what happens between the sheets between the pages.
"Women demand more than just the cheap thrill. They need the whole package," Dawn said. [Read the whole story
We've got a stack of saucy literature already making our shelves groan at The Erotic BookShop, and if you feel like flexing your own erotic literary talents, you could make your writing debut on Orgasm Army, writing a review of one the erotic books you've read or, if you prefer, one of your favourite sex toys.