F2L is baaaaaack! On this first episode of season three, Mackenzie and Lily dive into one of the most requested topics from listeners: What does it actually look like for a romance novelist to write a sex scene? They're joined by beloved author Adriana Herrera to get down to business.Major epis
Publish Date: May 17, 2021
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F2L is baaaaaack! On this first episode of season three, Mackenzie and Lily dive into one of the most requested topics from listeners: What does it actually look like for a romance novelist to write a sex scene? They're joined by beloved author Adriana Herrera to get down to business.Major episode timestamps: Introduction (0:00), Housekeeping (19:08), Introduction to Main Topic (20:18), Introduction to Adriana Herrera (21:15), How Adriana Got Into Writing Romance (25:05), Adriana’s Favorite Tropes, Subgenres, and Book Significant Others (30:09), What Drew Adriana to Writing Explicit Sex Scenes (32:12), Coming Up With Romance and Sexual Acts (33:25), If Adriana Gets Banxiety From Her Own Books (36:12), Logistics of Writing Sex Scenes (37.24), Writing Every Book’s Sex Scenes Differently (39:33), Sex Words and Phrases She Does and Doesn’t Use (42:37), Writing About Sexual Acts She Doesn’t Have Experience With (45:58) Working With Sensitivity Readers (49:23), Romance/Erotica Authors She Admires (50:39), Steamy Romance Recommendations (55:35), What’s Next for Her (58:05), What Else We’re Reading (1:02:04), Conclusion (1:09:08).You can get full show notes and episode transcriptions on the Bad Bitch Book Club website: http://badbitchbookclub.com/podcast.Give us a five-star rating wherever you get your podcasts, and say hi to us at @F2LPodcast on Twitter and Instagram. You can also join the private F2L Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/292095932008569/.If you want to support Bad Bitch Book Club's initiatives (including this podcast), become a Patreon member: https://www.patreon.com/badbitchbookclub.Buy all books mentioned on Friends to Lovers: https://bookshop.org/lists/friends-to-lovers-podcast.Friends to Lovers is a Bad Bitch Book Club podcast hosted by BBBC founder Mackenzie Newcomb and writer, editor, and bestie Lily Herman. Each week, they use books as a jumping off point to talk about sex, relationships, dating, love, romance, and more.Podcast logo by MKW Creative Co. (https://mkwcreative.co/) and music by Eliza Rose Vera (http://www.elizarosevera.com).