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Tag Archive | "Erotica"

LELO’s First Movie Explores Modern Intimacy… Without Sex Toys

Thursday, February 26, 2015

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Top 10 Signs You’re Reading Bad Erotica

Friday, February 20, 2015

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Years ago,¬†we popped our sex-writing cherries at Nerve.com, the online magazine about sex that featured impressive original fiction by the likes of Jay McInerney and Rick Moody. As young, na√Įve, and underpaid Internet employees, one of our duties included trudging through the slush pile‚ÄĒthat four-foot-high stack of unsolicited submissions by amateur writers who thought they [...]

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The Best Last Minute Valentine’s Day Present This Year!

Monday, February 9, 2015

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Here are the top 10 reasons why our book¬†150 Shades of Play: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink — now also available in a discreet Kindle edition! –¬†makes the best Valentine’s Day present this year: It gives you the great excuse to try something new in the bedroom — perfect for longterm couples on Valentine’s Day. [...]

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The Top 5 Writing Lessons of “Fifty Shades of Grey”

Friday, February 6, 2015

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According to Wikipedia, the¬†Fifty Shades of Grey¬†series “has sold over 100 million copies worldwide and been translated into 52 languages,¬†and set a record in the United Kingdom as the fastest-selling paperback of all time.”¬†Not only has it introduced many people to the world of kink, it’s given them a lesson in how¬†not¬†to write. And if [...]

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Erotic Deathmatch: Fifty Shades of Grey vs. 150 Shades of Play

Thursday, February 5, 2015

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This is the face the other Jamie makes when judging our book better than the one his movie is based on Jamie Maclean is the founder and editor of the Erotic Review Magazine, an intelligent and artsy London-based website dedicated to sex (and NOT the US-based Yelp for escorts of a similar name). So how could we [...]

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Fifty Shades Parody Tells of Dungeons… and Dragons

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

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Fifty Shames of Earl Grey is on sale at Amazon If you’re planning on seeing the Fifty Shades movie only so you can get your snark on, then we have a reading assignment for you. Of course, the web is littered with Fifty Shades of Grey parodies, but “Fanny Merkin” (a.k.a. Andrew Shaffer, author of [...]

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“150 Shades of Play” Is on Kindle for Valentine’s Day!

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

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Our latest book, now available in a discreet Kindle edition We get it: 150 Shades of Play: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink is not necessarily the book you want to be caught reading on the bus, or during your lunch break, and it’s definitely not the book you want sitting on your nightstand when your [...]

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The Original “Fifty Shades of Grey”

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

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Earlier covers of The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty trilogy In my senior year of high school, I (Lo) read¬†The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty, the first in a three-book series by vampire-genre goddess Anne Rice (who was a fave of mine at the time) writing under the pen name “A. N. Roquelaure.” Except instead of vampires, [...]

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What Romance Novels Taught Me About Love (and Lust)

Thursday, December 18, 2014

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by Aly Walanksy for YourTango | photo via WeHeartIt Some people criticize the romance drama, but there are things you can learn from it. Boys get their first taste of sexy times through Internet porn and nudie magazines‚ÄĒbut ladies, we have erotica. Or, as the publishers like to call them,¬†romance¬†novels. Now, I’m not knocking romance [...]

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How “Fifty Shades” Has Changed Sex Over the Past 3 Years

Friday, August 8, 2014

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sponsored post As if the whole Internet going gaga over the first trailer for the movie adaptation of E.L. James’ erotic novel “Fifty Shades of Grey”¬†wasn’t evidence enough, our friends over at LELO have actually quantified just how influential the story of Ana, Christian and his woven tie have been on the world’s sexual habits. [...]

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