Today I welcome prolific children’s author Pamela Jane back to Colloquium. Pamela has penned a “personal, political, and psychological adventure” story chronicling her life that has been described as “the story of hundreds of thousands of women” who lived through the 60’s.
Fade-in or Fade-out?
Writing About Sex in Your Memoir
When it comes to reading and writing about sex, I prefer the fade-out. For me, the unstated or implied (i.e., fade-out) is more erotic than graphic details. Maybe that’s why I’m a Janeite (Jane Austen fan). Jane is a master of the fade-out; no one writes about sex like Jane (I call it sub-sexting).
We all have specific tastes and predilections when reading and writing about sex, but following are some suggestions to help you create memorable and affecting sex scenes: