Category Archives: New Adult

New Adult as a genre is still new and in development. The protagonists are mostly between 18 and 25 years old. Topics are the first steps into self-employment, the discovery of one’s own sexuality and the way into professional life. The genre has attracted attention above all through a number of female authors who have achieved bestseller status with novels published as e-books on the net – such as E. L. James, whose “50 Shades of Grey” is considered the initial spark of the New Adult.

Mixed-Gender Showers: Integration vs. Privacy

The growing trend of mixed-gender shower facilities at U.S. colleges and universities has become a topic of debate among students. While some see it as an inclusive measure, others believe it fails to address privacy and safety concerns. According to a recent 2021 National College Health Assessment survey, 14% of U.S. colleges and universities have … Continue reading Mixed-Gender Showers: Integration vs. Privacy

Lesbian Coming Out: “All That False Instruction” by Kerryn Higgs

When an author publishes a book under a pseudonym, it’s usually to protect their identity or to explore a different genre. In the case of Kerryn Higgs’ “All That False Instruction”, the reason for using a false name was family pressure and the threat of a lawsuit. The novel, which was published in 1975 under … Continue reading Lesbian Coming Out: “All That False Instruction” by Kerryn Higgs

Strategizing a New Adult Series: Tips & Tricks for Erotic Romance Writers

Are you an erotic author looking to create a compelling, sensual series for new adult readers? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Developing a successful series takes more than just a great plot or steamy romance. In fact, it takes careful strategy to ensure that your characters continue to grow and your readers … Continue reading Strategizing a New Adult Series: Tips & Tricks for Erotic Romance Writers

Memorable secondary characters for your new-adult novel

As an author, it’s just as important to develop compelling secondary characters as your main character. Your secondary characters can help add depth, tension and conflict to your story, bringing it to life. In this article, we’ll look at the most important secondary characters to include in a new adult novel and the important roles … Continue reading Memorable secondary characters for your new-adult novel

Masterfully describe uncertainty

As erotica writers, our primary goal is to convey raw emotion and connect with our readers on a deeper level by immersing them in our characters’ innermost desires and vulnerabilities. However, portraying insecurity in our writing can be a difficult task. Insecurity is a complex emotion that can manifest itself in a variety of ways, … Continue reading Masterfully describe uncertainty

Sugardating as a Side Hustle: The Truth About Sugarbabies and Sugardaddies

Sugardating has become a popular term in recent years and many young women, especially students, have turned to it as a means of earning good money on the side. But how much can a sugarbaby actually earn in a month? How do they find their sugardaddies and what is the average age and income of … Continue reading Sugardating as a Side Hustle: The Truth About Sugarbabies and Sugardaddies

Nude pictures as a currency of love: sexting among teenagers

In recent years, the cloud accounts of actresses have been repeatedly hacked and nude pictures of them have been published on the Internet. Surprisingly, the blame is placed less on the hackers and more on the women involved: If you didn’t want these pictures to circulate, you shouldn’t have taken them in the first place, … Continue reading Nude pictures as a currency of love: sexting among teenagers