For beginners, I recommend writing stories around 2, to 4, words long. When you’re just starting out, you want to write in a few niches to test the waters and see what works for you. You don’t want to invest the time to write a 20, story in a bad niche and wind up bombing in sales. Erotica editor and sexuality expert Susie Bright's "How to Write a Dirty Story: Reading, Writing, and Publishing Erotica," published by Fireside Press, is a good introductory book. It includes recommended readings, writing exercises and other resources that are helpful to the new erotic .
Plenty of non-erotic books fail because the author can't keep track of the rooms in a house or the stops on a bus route, or because the action moves implausibly quickly or slowly. 2. Short stories don’t take as much time to write as novels but can still be priced fairly high. So, I decided to give it a go. I wrote an erotic short story based on one of the main characters of one of my novels, and published it as an ebook only on Amazon. The story was only about 3, words but I priced it at , as my friend told me to.
Use your literary interests to your advantage and write what you like, letting the erotic aspects work as an added feature to your work. You’ll have more fun writing, and that will shine through to your readers. 5. Know your target audience and . Erotica follows the basic rules of writing in that there must be interesting characters and a plot surrounding the sexual elements. Porn, on the other hand, deals strictly with the act itself. If there is a plot or even interesting characters, it’s purely coincidental.