Take the 2-minute tour ×
Writers Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for authors, editors, reviewers, professional writers, and aspiring writers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

What are some good examples of urban erotica? I am looking for a less explicit version of 9 and half weeks.

The reason for my interest is that I am very interested to take apart the elements of what we call 'chemistry'. It has been a mystery to me so far..how or why it happens( or not). So I wish to start a pet research project as a hobby and hopefully write some erotica in my spare time.

The other thing is that I am looking for a flavor of writing that appeals more to women than men. I am a male and I know what kind of erotica appeals to me:)

share|improve this question
    
Questions here should relate to writing; I'm fairly certain this is off-topic. –  Neil Fein Jan 29 '11 at 17:38
    
Less explicit erotica? Erotica is explicit by nature. If it's not explicit, it's not erotica. –  Ralph Gallagher Jan 31 '11 at 3:45
1  
@neilfein; yes, this is a bad question. I'd -1 if I could. –  QuickerSnarkerBacker Jan 31 '11 at 19:13

1 Answer 1

You might need to define urban erotica. I know that I'm not familiar with that particular subset of the genre, and I am an erotica writer!

As for what flavor of writing appeals more to women, you're looking at more plot-driven writing, something with a story to it. PWP (Porn without plot) does have its allure, but for the most part, you can't go wrong with telling a good story.

For more information, you might want to check out the book How to Write a Dirty Story, by Susie Bright.

share|improve this answer
    
Thank you very much! I am not sure if I fully know what urban erotica means...but what I meant was a story between lets say..a wall street shark and a lonely artist. Or maybe the relationship between carrie bradshaw and Alexander petrovsky...taken further into the erotic realm(Please forgive cheesiness) –  Kaushik Jan 31 '11 at 2:26

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.