The Smutlancers: Writing about sex and getting paid to do it

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Smutlancer Revenue Report: May 2021

Income goes up, income goes down. The roller coaster can be stressful, but it can also present new opportunities and paths. With a serious dip in Smutlancer income, Kayla may need a slightly altered path to bring her income back up. Check out this month’s revenue report to learn more.

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Smutlancer Spotlight: Ashley Cobb

Ashley Cobb, “your favorite friend in filth”, is a sexpert, leader, and influencer known for her fun, down to earth and practical commentary that’s been featured in top media outlets to include Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan, Self Magazine, Women’s Health, Black Love Doc, Shape, and many more.  She’s also the sex advice columnist for Madame Noire.

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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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Smutlancer Revenue Report: April 2021

Kayla breaks down her revenue streams as a smutlancer for the month of April to show how she earns money creating content about sex. The goal is to balance out the different streams so that a loss in one doesn’t have such a big impact on her bottom line. This is how that went this month.

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Erotica Submission Opportunities | May 2021

Want to get your smutty words in front of more readers? Calliope (they/them) compiled a list of erotica submissions — some with upcoming deadlines and some that accept submissions all the time!

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Smutlancer Revenue Report: March 2021

Having multiple revenue streams is a “best practice” when you work for yourself, so you’re not overly reliant on income from a single source. In the monthly review, Kayla takes a look at her streams of revenue as they change and (hopefully) grow over time — to see if the streams can become more balanced. Check out the March 2021 report.