Column by Peter Derk September 5, 2017
What's the deal with one of the weirdest sex scenes in King's oeuvre?
Column by Holly Kothe October 19, 2016
There are approximately a zillion questions to consider when it comes to the craft of sex in fiction. One of the most important being: Does your intended audience expect, crave, or even allow sex?
Column by Rob Hart
If you want to get the feel for a town, strip clubs are a good place to start. Rob Hart shares his strip club experiences and how they've influenced his new novel, CITY OF ROSE.
Column by Peter Derk February 19, 2016
Pimp dinos, astronaut dinos, and other things non-dino: the weirdest Kindle erotica.
Column by JS Breukelaar January 29, 2016
Unearned sex scenes are hard to swallow. Here are five writers that get to the guts of what's at stake when we get naked.
Podcast by Joshua Chaplinsky
Column by Peter Derk April 21, 2015
How can a person get more comfortable reading about sex?
Column by Richard Thomas March 18, 2015
Here is a list of ten sexual influences that I think work really well.
Column by Peter Derk January 23, 2015
An attempt to better understand slash fiction through the sex acts of beloved childhood characters.
Column by Leah Dearborn
Since it’s the season of generosity, I figured I would give the internet a present: Puritan sex.
News by Peter Derk December 5, 2014
'Literary Review' has announced their annual Bad Sex Award Winner. Take a breath. It's not you.
Column by Karina Wilson February 5, 2014
Does writing about a pubescent object of desire put the 'ick' in fiction? Lurid takes a look at some of the most contentious protagonists ever written - an unholy quartet of hebephiles.
News by Dean Fetzer
The radio station’s new Concierge app has been used to compile a list of most searched tags and the results are a surprise — readers are looking for great writing and sex.
News by Christopher Shultz August 6, 2013
Author Marco Mancassola explores the sexuality of comic book characters in his critically-acclaimed Erotic Lives of Superheroes.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky May 30, 2013
They say don't judge a book by its cover, but these designs make it awfully hard not to. Maybe even more so than the previous batch.
Column by Kelly Thompson May 24, 2013
Mainstream American comics are notoriously puritanical when it comes to sex, but not violence, just like the weird land that birthed them. WHY?
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky March 22, 2013
Consider this a warning: Properly educate your children about sex OR THEY WILL TURN OUT LIKE ME!
News by Dean Fetzer February 20, 2013
The popular book review, listing and sharing site has banned sexual roleplay in its groups after evidence minors may have been involved.
Column by Stephanie Bonjack January 23, 2013
The sexy librarian stereotype is a complex thing. Who is the sexy librarian, and where does she come from?
News by Dean Fetzer January 18, 2013
Libraries in Scotland have turned to novel ways to get people to borrow books.
Podcast by Joshua Chaplinsky November 28, 2012
Column by John Jarzemsky October 18, 2012
The battle to save reading and literature rages on, but is the latest plan of aligning reading with sexiness a good one?
News by Rob Hart October 5, 2012
It's the 50th anniversary of James Bond's first appearance on film. To mark it, he gets a harsh dose of reality on his sex life and his gadgets.
Column by Keith Rawson September 21, 2012
For the love of God, people, we need to stop the further spread of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and elevate the level of literary sleaze in the average American household!
News by Rob Hart August 23, 2012
Lois Lane is out and Wonder Woman is in as Superman's main squeeze. Kinda makes sense, doesn't it? But will the purists accept this change in the status quo?