A Writer’s Suggestion for Composing Better Sex Scenes: Steal

A Writer’s Suggestion for Composing Better Sex Scenes: Steal

A novelist writes about intercourse and steals through the most readily useful

“As a matter of known fact,” F. Scott Fitzgerald had written, “I have always been an expert literary thief, hot following the most readily useful ways of every author in my own generation.”

And oh, just how hot we authors are. We have been expert literary thieves, also it; we absorb and take and study if we don’t know. We take style (think stream-of-consciousness). We take plot (think The full Hours and Cunningham’s adaptation of Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway). Read more