How do you feel about sex in books, do you write it or do you feel that it is best left to the imagination.. Head over and read this very down to earth article by author Lucy Pepperdine on Soooz Burke and voice your opinion.
I’m delighted to welcome Author Jillian Brookes-Ward as my guest today. Jillian also writes under the name of Lucy Pepperdine.
Sex in Literature – 2016 or still 1811
If it wasn’t for sex, none of us would be here. It’s as normal a part of life as eating, breathing and sleeping – so why is it that it that some readers turn up their noses and cry ‘Foul!’ when they come across a sex scene in a book? It would seem some sections of society would like to prefer sex didn’t exist at all and because they don’t indulge (for want of a better word) would prefer no-one else did either. Gregor Mendel (1822-1884) the ‘father of genetics’, faced the wrath of his bishops when he conducted his experiments with mice, because the creatures had sex to procreate and the bishops were all (in theory at least) celibate. Mendel had…
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