Storytelling qualities such as plot and character development often take a back seat in erotic fiction--and why shouldn't they? The reader picks up a dirty book for one reason: to be turned on, right? So why should a writer bother with all that craft stuff?
But what if there were more to it than that? What if readers wanted a real novel with a real story that satisfied emotionally and intellectually--as well as erotically?
It's possible to craft a story to satisfy those readers. This book will show you how.
Chapter 1: Character
Chapter 2: Point-of-View
Chapter 3: Plot and Structure
Chapter 4: The Erotic Promise
Chapter 5: Delivering the Goods
Chapter 6: The Final Touch
Appendix A: Erotica, Literature and Commercialism
Appendix B: The Hero's Journey (with pop-culture context)
Appendix C: Erotic Lexicon
Appendix D: On-line Resources for Erotica Writers