Ten Tips for Writing Those Pesky Sex Scenes

When I first got the idea to write this I thought that I could use the Guardian Bad Sex Writing Awards as an example of what not to write in a sex scene. However, having just ploughed my way through several extracts, there were several where I couldn’t see exactly why they were nominated (although…

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Never Stop Learning

I started writing in earnest at the age of 11 when, after a bout of glandular fever I was advised to rest and not do any PE or sports at school for a while (imagine my joy!). Instead I was sent to the biology prep room – a small room full of jars of weird…

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