Author: Rebecca Blanton

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How to Write Diverse Smutty Characters

There’s more to diversity and inclusion than simply changing a detail or two about a character. Your characters need to feel like real people, not stereotypes or like you’re trying to meet a quota. Auntie Vice shares several tips on how to write diverse characters and do it well.

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Five Do’s and Four Don’ts for Disabled Sex Writers

Can you be a successful sex writer and have a disability? Definitely! I am one of them. I have had dyslexia and bipolar I disorder for most of my life. At 40, I was diagnosed with a host of autoimmune disorders. I had not planned to become a sex writer, but that is what the universe had in store. Here is what I have learned after seven years as a disabled sex writer.