Is it hard to write erotic fiction?

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  • I ventured into writing a couple of years ago. I found that while I had fairly good writing skills, I was still completely unprepared to write a story. The problems I ran into were:

    I didn't know to create a clear plot and time-line before starting to write the story.
    I didn't understand creating a consistent perception between first and third person perspectives.
    A story has to happen in past or present tense, and rarely supports both (with exception to flashbacks), but generally cannot be intertwined in a story.

    After posting 7 long chapters for review, one at a time, and receiving feedback from actual writers, I found that it's *very* hard to write a good erotic (or any other) story without preparation, and skill. It takes practice and time to develop the skill. I eventually stopped because as a hobby, I just didn't have the time necessary to develop that skill to a point that I could write a great story. I've been meaning to get back to it someday.

  • Yes.
    Even though it is fictional, there must be some element of truth to it, else your readers would find it had believing the story

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  • Do you enjoy writing otherwise?

  • Good erotic fiction is hard but if you're a decent writer and know mature content, I don't think it's that hard

    • I think it's all about the mood you can set and the details/descriptions

  • its not hard to write a good story, its hard to get the characters in the story to get in the mood, but the little thing can distract from the story and the next thing you know Nancy and john go making hot passionate love to riding a unicorn over a rainbow with little fairy's singing to them. and little midges from the lioly pop guild want to join in on the adventure.

    you have to know what it is or you will have something leaving people scratching there heads. lol

  • LOL, HARD!! OH, you didn't mean the PUN!! :)
    What's the problem? Write what you have done, and change the names!!

  • Not that hard, if you're writing for yourself that is. I don't know about professionally. The longest I ever wrote was about 30 pages long

  • It's hard to write GOOD erotic fiction; merely writing it is pretty easy.

    • I wroter an erotic fiction but I have a few grammatical errors

  • Depends on the story..

  • I tried a few pieces on lushstories. com. The issue is that I write what I want to write, and not what the "market" demands. I get about 3 to 5 comments. I'm simply mediocre; I got my own style, my own imagination and method of storytelling.

  • It is hard or not? That only depends on your imagination. If you have loads , it will be very easy.

  • depends on your imagination..

  • It's making it sound real that's the hard part

  • Its soooo hard

    • did you write one?

    • Just did

    • nice :) did u publish it?

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  • I can write pretty good erotic fiction. 😎

  • It takes different skills to write in each style

  • Nope

  • easy to write crap erotic fiction

  • no idea

  • can be hard sometimes. not good mod, lack of time, creator crisis...

  • Have u written anything

    • yes..

    • Can i read

  • Sometimes it’s REALLY HARD... do you like that sweetie?

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