How to Write Sex Scenes
Everything you need to know to write compelling sex scenes in fiction and non-fiction
Whether you want to add a steamy love scene to your novel, short stories or memoir, or you're looking to write erotica, this online writing course will help you develop the skills needed to craft hot love scenes. Sex is an important part of our lives, and exploring the sexual desires of characters provides insights into their most secret inner-lives.
In this three-hour course, you will:
- face any fears you might have about writing sex scenes, erotica or literotica
- unpack the language of sex through close readings and exercises
- develop a writing practice through a series of generative exercises
Please note: this course frankly discusses sex and anatomy, and contains explicit language.
Level: All levels
Krissy Kneen is the author of the bestselling memoir Affection, the novels Steeplechase, Triptych, The Adventures of Holly White and the Incredible Sex Machine, the Thomas-Shapcott-Award-winning poetry collection Eating My Grandmother, and An Uncertain Grace, which was shortlisted for the Stella Prize, the Norma K Hemming Award and the Aurealis awards. Wintering, her latest novel, has been longlisted for the Colin Roderick Award and shortlisted for the Davitt Award. She is currently developing two TV series with STAN and a feature film with Like a Photon. Krissy has previously written and directed broadcast television documentaries with SBS and ABC TV. She is the current Copyright Agency Ltd Non-fiction Fellow.