Thursday, August 20, 2009

On-Line Class "Sex Between The Pages: Understanding and Crafting Sexual Tension"

September 1-28, 2009

"Sex Between The Pages: Understanding and Crafting Sexual Tension"

by Mary Buckham

How do you write great sexual tension? That’s the question Mary Buckham posed to Linda Howard, Stella Cameron, Susan Andersen, Nancy Warren and more romance writers who write great sexual tension from sweet to spicy hot. In her workshop, Mary combines these lessons from real-writers with practical understanding of the 12 Stages of Intimacy (based on Desmond Morris' works) and more recent findings by scientists on the amazing role biology plays in mate attraction and selection -- findings that can be directly incorporated in our creation of powerful sexual tension.

So if you want to learn how to increase the sexual tension in your work, don’t miss this opportunity. Topics include:

* Sex versus Intimacy

* Using conflict to increase sexual tension

* The importance of details

* How to portray body language

* Maximizing biological differences between the sexes

* Analyzing those who write sexual tension well

* Exercises for your work in progress

Mary Buckham is the author of the June 2009 released Break Into Fiction™: Simple Steps to Complex Novels. Her action-adventure fiction, Invisible Recruit, was a May 2006 release that earned reviews such as "loved the volatile and sensual tension throughout the story." Mary loves sharing writing craft knowledge as a national writer workshop presenter both on-line and at workshops around the country. Visit or for more information about her and her current writing projects.

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