Sure, having a website or subscriber list does help, but it is not necessary to be successful. Erotic fiction has been around for centuries but, in recent years, has enjoyed a surge in popularity. Telegraph Money Consumer affairs. I had one of my better months in December despite publishing less. Unlike going through a traditional publisher, there is no royalty and no agent takes a percentage of the net proceeds. By the time the third book, All Fall Down , was ready to be released the deal had turned sour. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
I researched the idea a bit more after reading the post. Why write erotic eBooks? There are services you can use and groups you can join, but the best long term strategy you can have is to build an email list and promote it in your books. But, because the field is controversial, information on individual sites is harder to come by. On day one we sold two — one to my mother-in-law and one to my boss. Can I make a great living writing these or is it a waste of time? Hundreds of thousands of new book were suddenly available far cheaper than traditional paper and hardback copies.
I had not thought to approach writing in this genre in this way cranking out short stories and not pining over the endless editing and rewrites. As I fleshed it out over the first year or so, it helped me immeasurably because I could get into character to write and it allowed me to develop a unique voice and tone. I don't publish my own books though too much work. Are there other sites for publishing the kinkier stuff? The same thing is true if you cater to a female audience. Finally, we don't accept queries because if we like what you send in, we'll want to purchase the manuscript right away.
Note: Each platform will require that you adhere to different formatting rules. It kind of depends on how much time you want to put into it. A writing community and publication focused on helping each other write better. Well, I actually read a blog post about it. Comments Do you have some information about publishing some, well, even more inappropriate stories? That's payment protection and easy bookkeeping for you and for us. I decided to engage with these people and what I heard from them helped me immeasurably in learning to be a good erotic fiction writer.