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Here’s What I Saw at the Taxpayer-Funded Traveling Romance Novel Exhibit

"I kind of pictured it more sophisticated," a woman said, sitting at what looked like a crafts table in a Kindergarten class.<p>Kids scissors and glue …

Confessions of a failed romance novelist

I became Beverly Bush in November 2014. Beverly wrote a romance novel about a student and her professor. Eventually, the student dropped out and had …

The sweet spot between Serious Literature and fluff

I love recommending books to fellow readers. (Which is handy, because I get asked for suggestions <i>all the time</i>.)<p>Most requests fall into now-familiar …

A Texas woman just won a lawsuit claiming she was tricked out of royalties to 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Chuck Zlotnick/Universal Studios and Focus Features<p>DALLAS (Reuters) - A Fort Worth jury has decided that a Texas woman was defrauded out of royalty rights to the tantalizing best-selling novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" and stands to earn a large award, her lawyer said on Friday.<p>Court papers showed …

Agent Sara Megibow of KT Literary on What She Loves, What She Looks For and What's Changed

<b>5. What are some things you love to see in a query?</b><p>Great question! There is an objective component to queries and a subjective component to queries …

Writing

New Literary Agent: Victoria Selvaggio of Jennifer De Chiara Literary

<i>Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Victoria Selvaggio of Jennifer De Chiara Literary) are golden opportunities for new</i> …

Writing

Coupons and Contemporaries! - Smart Bitches, Trashy Books

The Professional<p><i>The Professional</i> by Kresley Cole is $2.99 right now at Amazon. Amanda reviewed this book when it came out and gave it a B-. She …

Two Fifty Shades Of Grey sequels are already coming, so fast and hard

His breathing is ragged, matching mine.<p>“When did you start your period, Anastasia?” he asks out of the blue, gazing down at me.<p>“Err, yesterday,” I …

The 10 Kinkiest Cities in America, According to Kink University

Between the world's kinkiest festivals and the release of <i>Fifty Shades</i> next month, a lot of people are talking about getting their kink on these days. …

San Francisco

Fifty Shades Writer Tried to Make Sure Movie Sucks as Much as the Book

Behind the making of every film is a powerful clash of egos; what makes the upcoming <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> movie something of an anomaly is that those …

Movies

Whip It: Secrets of a Dominatrix

In a dramatic life that has included a police raid and prosecution, Dr. Charlayne Grenci has made delivering pain and pleasure into both a business …

Improve Your Sex Life This Summer

Have the best sex of your life by crossing these 7 experiences off your lust list

Kinky Things to Try With Boyfriend, Husband

E.L. James' <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> wasn't an international best-seller because men flocked to buy the book. Clearly, women are into a little (or a lot) of kink. But how many of us really take those desires beyond the books we read and into our bedrooms? One reason we might not whip out sex toys with …