e[lust] 98 – I’m a Featured Post!

Photo courtesy of Steamy Bedtime Welcome to Elust 98– The only place where the smartest and hottest sex bloggers are featured under one roof every month. Whether you’re looking for sex journalism, erotic writing, relationship advice or kinky discussions it’ll be here at Elust. Want to be included in Elust #99 Start with the rules,…

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Remembering What’s Really Important

woman watching sunset reflective and thinking

Image via Pixabay It’s easy to get wrapped up in our day to day work and family lives. Add to that our writing and publishing goals, and life gets busy in a hurry. Our focus often shifts from what we have to what we want, what we hope for, what we wish for. Today is…

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How to Make Money: Sponsored Posts

adult writers make money with sponsored posts

Sponsored posts should only be one item in your money-making list, but it’s one of the best ones (in my opinion). Depending on how you set it up, you’re literally getting paid to blog. That’s the dream, right? It’s not something the average blogger can rely on to pay their rent or mortgage but it’s…

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6 Questions to Ask Adult Companies

questions to ask adult companies before you work with them

Blog, publish enough articles, or promote yourself on social media long enough, and eventually an adult company will reach out to you. Whether it’s a private message or an email, it’ll likely reference “partnership opportunities.” They’re asking a question that doesn’t always feel straight forward. They want to know one thing: Do you work with…

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Book Review: The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Suffrage, & Scandal in the Gilded Age

If you’re going to write about sex, sexuality, gender, relationships, and/or the issues associated with any of it, I believe it’s necessary to learn as much as you can. One way I love to educate myself is through reading. Every so often, I’ll share a book I’ve read and why you might want to read…

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Develop a Writing Habit and Audience with Sex Blogging Memes

teal sign that discusses sex blogging memes

Blogging memes hold a special place in my heart. Before writing this post, I just finished a post for Wicked Wednesday, a blogging meme hosted by Marie Rebelle. She was one of the first blogs I followed when I began my own website, and she was one of the first communities I joined to meet…

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What is Imposter Syndrome?

purple image asking about imposter syndrome

Have you ever asked yourself, “Who am I kidding? I’m not a…” Fill in the blank: real writer, good writer, good enough to get paid, don’t know what I’m talking about. What about this one? “One day they’re all going to figure out I’m a fraud.” Assuming you’re not actually committing fraud, let me guess.…

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How to Build Relationships with Adult Companies

sex writer keyboard to help build relationships with adult companies

So you want to make money writing about sex, through your blog, or by selling a ton of erotic fiction, right?  Welcome to the smut club! Most, if not all of us, start writing because we have thoughts we want to express, views to share, or words floating around in our brains we need to…

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How to Build Relationships with Your Readers

blue sign about how to build relationships with readers on sex blog

Relationships matter in everything we do. Without good working relationships, day jobs are miserable. A bad relationship – romantic, parental, friend – wreaks havoc on our confidence and mental health. The rapport you build with people can open up new opportunities in life, make connections with strangers, and move your goals forward. Writing about sex…

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Why Relationships Matter as a Sex Blogger and Writer

purple square to teach writers that relationships build audiences

The online world is a strange place. You can be whoever you want to be. Use a sexy avatar that looks nothing like you. Create a fake name. Say you’re from anywhere in the world. Anonymity is (mostly) yours if you want it. Even as sex bloggers and writers, we can be whoever we want…

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