The Anatomy of a Good Blog Post

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“Good” is subjective. A good blog post even more so. Only one part of what makes a post work isn’t about subject matter or word choice but how the information is presented so that it can easily be read. You can craft the “perfect” blog post (based on the steps below) and if it’s not…

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Spreading Smutty Love Volume 5

share our shit saturday

I feel like such a slacker that it’s been so long since I participated in Share Our Shit Saturday (aka #SOSS), but also, I’m trying this radical new thing called Not Doing All the Things All at Once. So…yeah. Balance. Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been collecting pieces I’ve seen around the web…

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How to Vet a Company Before Agreeing to Work With Them

Vetting a sex company before you work with them

The other day, I shared how you can respond to offers of paid work, from sponsored posts to freelance gigs. Before you agree to do work for any sex company, it’s important to make sure they’re the kind of brand or business you want to be associated with. It’s possible that you don’t care, and…

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Interview with Kink Craft

Interview with Kink Craft

I promised interviews with companies, brands, and websites that publish sex writing and other creative content, and I meant it. For the first interview, I talked to Andrew and Pixie from Kink Craft in the UK. What began as a professional relationship between writer and company has grown into a genuine friendship between us. Hear…

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Weeding Out Legitimate Offers from the BS Offers

how to figure out which are the legitimate offers of work

Anytime sex is involved, it’s an easy assumption that someone shady is going to message you. If you’ve been a sex blogger or creator long enough, you’re almost used to the random dick pics or the “Hey” messages you get on any (and every) social media outlet. My Dominant friends also get the, “I’ll do…

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7 Ways to Promote Yourself and Get Hired

how to promote yourself as a sex writer or content creator

Once you decide you want to make money as a sex writer or any kind of content creator, the biggest question is usually, “How?” How do I get someone to hire me? Where do I find the jobs? When will the money begin rolling in? Well, I don’t know what other people have experienced but…

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Shame and Vulnerability in Sex and in Sex Blogging SL003

Smutlancer Podcast episode 3 on shame and vulnerability

Now that the holidays are over, it’s time for a new episode. This week, let’s talk about shame and vulnerability that occurs in sex and when we create content – whether it’s about sex or not. In this episode: This week’s episode is sponsored by Blubrry, a podcast hosting solution. I recently read Daring Greatly…

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Rekindling the Smut Marathon

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Marie Rebelle is a blogger I’ve followed for years and someone who I’ve tried to emulate in many ways. I may not be able to participate in her latest project in 2018 but I am a huge supporter of it and a big ole cheerleader (imagine pom poms and lots of jumping up and down).…

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e[lust] 101

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No articles from The Smutlancer appear in this month’s e[lust] but that doesn’t mean I can’t share it. (Full disclosure: A blog post I wrote on does appear here.) Even when you’re not directly connected to good content, share it anyway. It spreads the love, the cheer, and the smut.  And I highly encourage…

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You’ve Got to Show Up SL002

episode 2 of The Smutlancer Podcast discusses showing up as a blogger

Episode two is all about showing up and putting in the work. It was recorded during sex blogger list season but the principles apply all year long. If your goal next year is to appear on a sex blogger list or move up a few spots from the year before or if you just want…

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