Write, Relationships, Story

Pitching Woo: Tips for Writing Sex Scenes

It’s February and romance is in the air! For writers, though, the prospect of romance all too often leads to that most tricksy of tasks: penning the dreaded sex scene. Sure, there are writers who have made smutty stories into a craft all their own. They have my respect and my undying envy, because, for… Continue reading Pitching Woo: Tips for Writing Sex Scenes

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Relationships, Geek

Sex and Sexuality: Romance Relationships in Media

So here’s the thing...I hate arbitrary romance plotlines in popular media. Be it The Walking Dead TV show (damn it, Andrea) or a popular book defacing religion, forced romance will always kill my interest. The last thing I want to see when consuming media is the trope-y protagonist hooking up with a character meant to… Continue reading Sex and Sexuality: Romance Relationships in Media

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Relationships, The Geek Embassy Podcast, Podcast, Story

TGE Ep 14 – February 2017 LIVE Hangout: Relationships

Relationships Those we love, those we wish for, and those we mourn. For our February hangout, we discuss relationships. We talk about canon couples: those fictional couples who set the bar for love and romantic gestures. But we've talked about those geeky relationship moments before so to spice this up we threw in our favorite doomed… Continue reading TGE Ep 14 – February 2017 LIVE Hangout: Relationships