Using The 12 Stages of Physical Intimacy To Build Tension In Your Novel

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I spotted this blog post the other day, and thought it would be helpful for a lot of writers that hear the words ‘now add some romance’ either from a publisher or critique group, and cringe…

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yep… intimate moments can be embarrassing for us to write, but readers love them… and you don’t just dive straight into the bedroom and call it romance… even erotica, the luster version of romance writing, calls for some build up… even if you like to keep you private moments behind literary closed doors, there can still be a slow build up of attraction… this blog post is an excellent cheat sheet, especially when you’re first getting started… but then I have been at this for a while, and I found myself double checking my romance progression… I hope the rest of you enjoy, and happy wordage, tracey

2 thoughts on “Using The 12 Stages of Physical Intimacy To Build Tension In Your Novel”

  1. Thanks for sharing this. It might be a four years old post but it’s essential reading for anyone writing about relationships – and what novel isn’t about relationships at the end of the day?

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