For those who are thinking of jumping into erotica because it seems to be making the money right now, you might want to read this post by Selena Kitt.
My brother-in-law says he wants to write an erotic book.
What he really means is: I want to get rich.
Everyone is talking about erotica lately. The words “mommy-porn” are on everyone’s lips, from Dr. Phil to Dr. Oz to the ladies of The View. E.L. James’ “Shades” series has pushed erotica and erotic romance into the mainstream spotlight. Suddenly my “smut writing” isn’t such a shameful secret the family doesn’t want to talk about–oh no, not anymore–now it’s a lucrative career choice!
Everyone wants to ride that erotica gravy train, bay-bee!
My brother-in-law took a look at my current success in the genre and decided that he, too, could write about inserting tab A into slot B and make a million dollars.
And he’s not the only one.
I get a lot of letters asking me what amounts to: “How do I get rich writing erotica?”
It’s a hard…
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