Sex Scenes Series

Let’s Talk About Sex Scenes! Part IV: Oral Sex

Posted by on May 22, 2013

Everyone loves a classic, which is why this week at ManLoveAuthors, we’re going to take a moment to discuss one of the most prevalent sex scenes in ManLove novels: the oral sex...

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Out and About

The Real Wolves: Confronting Masculinity

Posted by on Jul 3, 2013

Recognizing that society often holds men to a very high and specific standard is obvious. We are surrounded by these very specific examples of what men are supposed to look and act...

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Reader Polls

Reader Poll: Timing Is Everything

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014

How do you like your ManLove? ManLoveAuthors wants to know! Readers, help share with authors your opinions on what makes for sizzling romance. Authors, learn all about what readers...

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Featured Article

Freedom of the Individual by Shea Balik

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014

There are over seven billion people in the world and yet with all those people across the world there are no two people exactly alike. We are individuals with our own ideas, our own...

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Recent Posts

BDSM II: Dynamics: Leontii Holender

BDSM II: Dynamics: Leontii Holender

May 24, 2013

One of the key terms that someone will hear when discussing BDSM is the practice of informed consent. Consensual and mutual agreement between two (or more) participants in a power-exchange relationship or scene is fundamental to a safe and pleasing experience for all parties involved. It is important in BDSM, which is often practiced through a trust-based...

Let’s Talk About Sex Scenes! Part IV: Oral Sex

Let’s Talk About Sex Scenes! Part IV: Oral Sex

May 22, 2013

Everyone loves a classic, which is why this week at ManLoveAuthors, we’re going to take a moment to discuss one of the most prevalent sex scenes in ManLove novels: the oral sex scene. The veins pulsed with the increased staccato beat of his heart, and Tristan loved seeing it. –Cowboy Challenge, Susan Laine You can always count on romance writers to provide...

Literary ManLove Through the Ages: Jade Astor

Literary ManLove Through the Ages: Jade Astor

May 17, 2013

No one reading ManLoveAuthors.com would be surprised to hear that the popularity of m/m e-books is at an all-time high and growing every day. However, some might not realize that literary ManLove is hardly a new thing. It’s actually been around for more than 2,000 years, though of course literary tastes and the level of explicitness has changed quite a bit...

Out and Abroad: Gay Rights in Latin America

Out and Abroad: Gay Rights in Latin America

May 15, 2013

It’s perhaps no surprise that Brazil, a nation known for the opulent, flamboyant parades of Carnival, is also home to the largest gay pride parades in the world. In 2006, the pride parade in Sao Paulo broke world records for the largest gay pride event ever, and since then, attendance has remained strong, regularly reaching into the millions. But, despite...

BDSM I: History & Community: Leontii Holender

BDSM I: History & Community: Leontii Holender

May 10, 2013

From whips and chains, raunchy BDSM clubs, to a little spank and tickle, BDSM (An acronym for Bondage/Discipline, Dominance/submission, and Sadism/Masochism) themes have become a popular avenue for those looking to delve into the world of romantic fiction as a reader or writer. For the modern-day writer, some of the mysticism around the variety of erotic...

Anatomy of the Name Game

Anatomy of the Name Game

Apr 25, 2013

If you find yourself grabbing the thesaurus every time you describe a racy rendezvous consider that it’s not about how many different ways you say it, as much as how it reads within the context of the scene. If it feels contrived, you can bet it’s going to show up that way on the page—and that’s not a turn-on. Here are some tips on how to avoid the...

The Definition of Sexy: Jessica Frost

The Definition of Sexy: Jessica Frost

Apr 19, 2013

For a romance writer, sexy is one of the most important words of the trade, after the word love, of course. Both intertwine to cast the writer’s spell on his or her intended target, the reader. Metaphorically speaking, the writer is the spider and the story is the web he or she weaves that entangles the reader. So knowing exactly how to weave a romance story,...

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