Below are some links to websites and online resources relating to erotic writing, literature, art, and culture. Click on site title or URL to access.
Needless to say, the below are aimed at and suitable for those aged eighteen and over. For now, in simple alphabetical order. As with anything else, their contents will be a matter of personal taste.
- The Amorist – https://www.theamorist.co.uk/ – Set up by original owner / editor of the Erotic Review magazine in its heyday, Rowan Pelling. describing itself as a publication that’s as romantic about sex as it is discursive, philosophical, truthful, wayward, wry, flirtatious, occasionally baffled and downright engrossed. A mix of articles, news, editor’s diary, and ‘arty’ erotic visuals . The Stuff for sale in its Online Shop is en eye-opener – if not for the items on sale then some of the prices.
- Cliterature – https://cliteraturejournal.com/ – quarterly online literary journal dedicated to matters of women’s sexuality.
- Erotica Readers and Writers Association (ERWA) – https://www.erotica-readers.com/ – “online since 1996, is an international community of men and women interested in the provocative world of erotica and sensual pleasures.” Books and reviews, resources for writers, articles, and more.
- Erotic Review Magazine – http://eroticreviewmagazine.com/ – Described by owner Kate Copstick as “…about two things – great writing, which is witty, funny, intelligent, knowledgeable – and sex… Sex for the connoisseur…” Article, reviews, fiction, and more.
- Erotica Everyday – http://eroticaeveryday.com/ – For free and bargain erotic and romance books, at different ‘heat levels’, updated daily. Writers, promote erotica and erotic romance here too.
- Howtomakemecome – http://howtomakemecome.tumblr.com/ – On tumblr, accounts of sex and the female orgasm contributed anonymously by women – some a ‘how-to’ guide on bringing a woman to orgasm, others recounting sexual experiences.
- Libido – http://www.libidomag.com/ – “The journal of sex and sensibility.” Reviews of sexuality-related work, factual and fiction books, art books, videos and reviews of products too. Focus on sexuality, pleasure, and desire than titillation as such.
- Maximum Erotica Best Erotic Literature Site Reviews – https://maximumerotica.com/best-erotic-literature-sites/ – “on many taboo subjects, themes and fetishes”.
- Sliptongue – http://www.sliptongue.com/ – literary fiction and poetry, short stories, novel extracts, and reviews.
- Steamy Romance Books – http://steamyromancebooks.com/ – Buy steamy romance and erotica books, across specified genres and ‘heat levels’. Sub scribe to updates (optional). Writers can also promote through the site.
- 50 incredibly written sex scenes in books from Bookfox literary resources – https://thejohnfox.com/sex-scenes-in-books/ – Lots of online publications list books and sex scenes of ‘literary merit’. This is thorough in its long list of extracts, some from “erotica” others from more mainstream literary work, some more sensual that explicitly sexual, others quite… niche. See if you agree with Mr Fox’s choices. A lot of lists and advice on the wider site of interest to writers and readers.