Do Sex Blogger Lists Really Matter?

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‘Tis the season – the sex blogging award season. Kinkly announced voting has opened for their annual Top Sex Blogging Superheroes list this week. At the same time, my good friend (and all around lovely human being) Molly Moore announced nominations are open for the Top 100 Sex Bloggers list. Both offer special prizes for the…

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Book Review: Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape

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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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How to Make Money: Pitching Publications

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While publishing books, sponsored posts, and affiliate sales are popular ways for many sex writers and bloggers to make money, one of the most sought after options is to pitching another publication. For many of us (myself included), this marks the moment we become a “real” writer. In case you wondered, if you write anything…

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Think of Your Sex Blog as Your Personal Sandbox

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I once heard a personal website described as the hub of a wheel. All the spokes of the wheel were the ways people should be able to get back to your website. Social media, email newsletters, even writing for another website – it should all point (link) back to your blog or website. All were…

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What To Do When You Run Out of Writing Ideas

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I’m going to admit something right here and now so everyone knows it. No holding back. No hiding the truth. Sometimes I have don’t have a clue what I want to write about. I need to pitch publications so I can earn money, but I come up blank. Panic sets in. What if I never…

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How to Make Money: Affiliate Sales

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Affiliate sales seem like the easiest way to make money on a blog. Find a company who sells sex toys, sign up as an affiliate, and put that link almost everywhere. Sit back and watch the money just roooooooll in. Right? Not quite. Like everything else we do in the world of writing, blogging, and…

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4 Questions to Ask Before You Write for Free

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I talked to a writer/editor friend of mine recently about the next, hot, new website where you can publish your erotica writing and attract more readers and (hopefully) book sales. She wanted my opinion and I gave it to her. (Is anyone shocked by that?) The paraphrased version of what I told her goes like…

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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

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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

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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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