Why Write For Men? – Lucy Felthouse

A Taste of Paris CoverWhy not? There’s obviously a market for it, otherwise Ellora’s Cave wouldn’t have started their EC For Men range. When I saw they had, I decided I was going to give it a go. I hadn’t written for Ellora’s Cave at that point, and I really wanted to. So I set myself a challenge to send something to them and see what happened.

I had a long wait in their slush pile, but fortunately A Taste of London was accepted, by which point I’d already decided to turn the idea into a series. It was ideal for a series, and also ideal as something to write for men… two young men on their gap year before starting University. There’s going to be alcohol and sex, perfect! It took me some time to get into the headspace of guys that age with their focus on a woman’s looks, etc, and not wanting to get tied down, but once I did I had a lot of fun with it. Though it was a fine line between making Ryan and Kristian confident and making them into arseholes. They may like sex and be determined to enjoy themselves, but they still treat girls with respect and are nice guys.

So there’s no romance, none whatsoever in this series, it’s all about boys on tour having a good time on their European travels… and that’s the beauty of writing for men. I can write fun scenes, sexy scenes, and not have to worry about the emotional side of things. It’s kind of refreshing, actually.

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Book two of the A Taste Of… series

Ryan Stonebridge and his friend Kristian Hurst are traveling on their year off before going to University.

Unfortunately, Kristian has been called back home due to a family emergency. Ryan continues on to Paris alone, hoping his friend will join him again soon.

In the meantime, Ryan’s lucky streak with women continues, and by the time Kristian makes it to Paris, Ryan’s bumper box of condoms is depleting rapidly. However, there are more than enough women to go around, and Kristian intends to have some sexy fun of his own, and when the boys get a chance to play with two sexy ladies at once, they certainly aren’t going to turn it down.

More info, excerpt and buy links: http://lucyfelthouse.co.uk/published-works/a-taste-of-paris/

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Lucy’s Bio:

Lucy Felthouse is a very busy woman! She writes erotica and erotic romance in a variety of subgenres and pairings, and has over seventy publications to her name, with many more in the pipeline. These include Best Bondage Erotica 2012 and 2013, and Best Women’s Erotica 2013. Another string to her bow is editing, and she has edited and co-edited a number of anthologies. She owns Erotica For All, and is book editor for Cliterati. Find out more at http://www.lucyfelthouse.co.uk. Join her on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to her newsletter at: http://eepurl.com/gMQb9

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  • trix23

    I’m really intrigued by the story and the idea. The conventional wisdom that women don’t like visual erotica is wrong, so the thought that men *only* like visual erotica must be, too! Good luck with the release…

    • Thanks for commenting trix and good luck with the giveaway. I think you could have a point there! 🙂

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