Friday, November 20, 2009

Things you learn while reading romance novels

Topping the list -- how to write a decent sex scene. According to the following list from ShelfAwareness - daily enlightenment for the book trade, the authors shortlisted for their Bad Sex in Fiction Award are -- NOT romance authors. And apparently not romance readers either, or they would have figured out how to create a little heat. Which is not to say that all romance writers can put together a decent sex scene. Let's face it -- in some novels, purple prose abounds. But judging by this list, literary fiction is not something to get, shall we say, hot and bothered about...

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