WBSW

Write Big Sexy Words – January

Welcome to the re-launch of Write Big Sexy Words! I’m very excited to host this monthly vocabulary feature again! I love words so much and I am forever wanting to learn new terms for everyday things and new ways to express the ideas and images in my mind. Writing erotica is a fine line between…

Coming Soon: Write Big Sexy Words

Welcome to the re-introduction of Write Big Sexy Words: a new monthly feature on Love, Violet. I started #WBSW last year but quickly ran out of resources to do it. Things have changed a bit and in my 2020 blog planning, I realized that I really missed this feature and that it was interesting and…

Sexy Verbs – #writebigsexywords

As they say, “it’s all about the motion of the ocean”, when it comes to sex, right? All the more reason to consider our verbs when writing those hot and sticky scenes. I often find it’s easy to be mindful of adjectives because so much of smut and erotica is about description, about taking the…

Character terms – #writebigsexywords

Welcome back to #writebigsexywords ! This is our third installment – we have looked at words for colours and words that express a feeling or state of being and this week we turn to words that help us describe a character’s look or personality. I often struggle with building character descriptions and over simplify them…

Once more, with feeling – #writebigsexywords

Welcome to the second weekly edition of #WriteBigSexyWords – a new feature here on F&H where we look at synonyms for words and concepts that you may encounter when writing, particularly if you’re writing erotica. Last week we looked at alternate words for common colours to make descriptions of people and things more interesting and…

Colour Me Sexy – #writebigsexywords

For our first #wbsw post I thought I’d ease us in with some adjectives that are synonyms for, or related to, colour. When setting a scene or describing a character, colour is a very useful and relateable way to help your reader understand what you’re showing to them through words. In erotica, colour is used…