A Writer’s Suggestion for Composing Better Sex Scenes: Steal

A novelist writes about intercourse and steals through the most useful

“As a matter of known fact,” F. Scott Fitzgerald had written, “I have always been a specialist thief that is literary hot following the most readily useful methods of every author in my generation.”

And oh, exactly how hot we authors are. Our company is expert literary thieves, even it; we absorb and take and study if we don’t know. We take style (think stream-of-consciousness). We take plot (think The Hours and Cunningham’s adaptation of Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway). We take the “vibe” of something—using epigraphs as being a real means to obtain the spirit and power of some other author’s work. 続きを読む A Writer’s Suggestion for Composing Better Sex Scenes: Steal