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Old 02-16-2019, 12:19 PM   #1
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I'm coming (back)

I've been away for a while, and I have just posted my first story in a few years. I don't consider myself much of a writer, and I want to read something to remind me a few of the tricks I used to know.
Please recommend some stories to me, not just for their sexiness, but the writing.

Oh, and hi. Probably none of you know me. I mostly write cheating wife stories. I'm about as prolific as Robin Thicke.
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Old 02-16-2019, 12:52 PM   #2
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I assume we can recommend our own stories; I haven't read extensively enough here to really recommend others.

My own cheating wife story:

https://www.literotica.com/s/wayward-ellen

If you want to read a real master of the short story, go to Edgar Allan Poe.

https://www.amazon.com/Tales-Mystery...nd+imagination

Not this edition, but I found a similar volume at the library; well worth the time to read his tightly-constructed tales.
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Old 02-16-2019, 01:02 PM   #3
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Sure it is OK to recommend your own. Might make you look a bit full of yourself, but I don't mind.
Never bothered to read poe. I'll give it a try. I think I have stopped reading recently, and read loads of comics. Might be a good idea to read a book or two, lol.
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Old 02-16-2019, 01:40 PM   #4
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I've been away for a while, and I have just posted my first story in a few years. I don't consider myself much of a writer, and I want to read something to remind me a few of the tricks I used to know.
Please recommend some stories to me, not just for their sexiness, but the writing.

Oh, and hi. Probably none of you know me. I mostly write cheating wife stories. I'm about as prolific as Robin Thicke.
Welcome back! Are you looking for examples of anything in particular? I could probably come up with more specific examples if I think about it. In the mean time, here are few recommended reads off the top of my head.

Since "not just for their sexiness" was something you were particular about, The Third Ring by NotWise is just great story telling.

If you're going to be hanging around the AH, you'll get to know MelissaBaby, so you should read her My Fall and Rise. It's a tragic/triumphant memoir and the author has loads of raw talent.

If you don't mind Gay Male stories, sr71plt's The Aviator's is great historical fiction set in WWII.

For over-the-top sex and amazing stream-of-conscious, you can't do better than ChloeTzang. Honestly, anything of her's, but Haley's Party is a favorite of mine.

Bebop3's Montauk stories are a great example of stand-alone stories that all tie together.

For slow-simmering romance, check out electricblue66. It all has that signature style, but Rope & Veil is a good example.

For a lesson in brevity, oggbashan is the master. Siblings is his most recent series of 50 word stories.
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Old 02-17-2019, 04:18 AM   #5
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Thanks Loqui.
As for particular things, my description of a sequence of events always comes off like a list of 'she did, he did' and I know that I should know how to avoid that, but I have forgotten.
But I do want to just read stuff and pick up some tips. I could do we a general workout.
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Old 02-17-2019, 05:04 AM   #6
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I assume we can recommend our own stories; I haven't read extensively enough here to really recommend others.

My own cheating wife story:

https://www.literotica.com/s/wayward-ellen
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That was pretty good. Well done.
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Old 02-17-2019, 05:28 AM   #7
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For a lesson in brevity, oggbashan is the master. Siblings is his most recent series of 50 word stories.
That was interesting. Not a style I would have thought of, but one I might try as an exercise. I don't think I could affect emotions with it though. Let's see...
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Old 02-17-2019, 06:35 AM   #8
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Yeah, my latest story has the lowest scores I have ever had, so far. I guess it's not great... :'(
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Old 02-17-2019, 07:25 AM   #9
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....For over-the-top sex and amazing stream-of-conscious, you can't do better than ChloeTzang. Honestly, anything of her's, but Haley's Party is a favorite of mine.
Purrrrr. Thank you for the compliment Loqui. Over-the-top Sex? What do you mean? That's all real life experience?

But seriously, some more so than others. Anyhow, if Buster wants a few hot stories to read, I don't object to a bit of shameless self-promotion. Link in my signature, but if it's LW, I don't write cheating ones but I have written a couple. "Happy Birthday to Me" and "On the Beach".

Which kind of inspired me to think which of my stories is my favorites and it's almost always the last one I've worked on.
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Old 02-17-2019, 09:31 AM   #10
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...my description of a sequence of events always comes off like a list of 'she did, he did'...
Ok, so it sounds like you need examples of good sentence structure variation. Tricky. Sentence structure only stands out when it becomes repetitive; good variety is invisible. I'll think about it and see if I can recall a particularly well done sequence of events.
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Old 02-17-2019, 11:24 AM   #11
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That was pretty good. Well done.
Thank you!

A digression: novelists, directors, actors and so forth all promote themselves or their work. We've mostly got the bulletin boards here - and the contests.
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Old 02-17-2019, 01:03 PM   #12
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novelists, directors, actors and so forth all promote themselves or their work. We've mostly got the bulletin boards here - and the contests.
Yeah, don't take me the wrong way. I'm into a bit of self promotion.
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Old 02-18-2019, 03:28 PM   #13
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Ok, so it sounds like you need examples of good sentence structure variation.
That right there is perfect. I have started researching. I'll have a new story up soon.
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Old 02-18-2019, 10:16 PM   #14
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Yeah, don't take me the wrong way. I'm into a bit of self promotion.
Billboards alongside interstates sometimes work.
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Old 02-19-2019, 05:21 AM   #15
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Black Shanglan only wrote 7 stories for four green E's plus a competition win. He/She hasnt submitted for 12 years but if anybody ever wrote a better story than "Meer Kass" I haven't read it.
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Black Shanglan only wrote 7 stories for four green E's plus a competition win. He/She hasnt submitted for 12 years but if anybody ever wrote a better story than "Meer Kass" I haven't read it.
Four E's!? I thought those were unicorns. Honestly, I've never seen one anywhere on anyone's submission list. I'm going to have to make time to read Black Shanglan, if only to gain some insight into Laurel. Thanks for the tip, ishtat.
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Old 02-20-2019, 06:23 PM   #17
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Just posted a story with varied sentence structure. Would be interested to hear if anyone thought it read well or not. It's a LW, so don't put it in the comments.
Its actually a sequel to my first story on here.
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Just posted a story with varied sentence structure. Would be interested to hear if anyone thought it read well or not. It's a LW, so don't put it in the comments.
Its actually a sequel to my first story on here.
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Old 02-21-2019, 01:50 AM   #19
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Need to wait for approval, but I'll link it for you
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Old 02-21-2019, 08:25 AM   #20
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Iíve always thought this was a sweet little nugget.

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Old 02-22-2019, 01:34 AM   #21
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Old 02-22-2019, 03:27 PM   #22
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My god. Its a two. I've never seen a rating so low. OMG!
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Old 02-22-2019, 05:02 PM   #23
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My god. Its a two. I've never seen a rating so low. OMG!
Yeah, but you already have 7 favorites, and you've got two very typical Loving Wives commenters, one questioning your choice of a "manly" pseudonym and the other saying your wife character should have fessed up to her hubby that she was a selfish slut. Another typical day in LW.

My LW story was in the twos for a while. That was over 2 years ago. It's worked its way up to 3.66 and will not go much higher than that, I reckon. It's .77 lower than any other story I've written.

The thing is, there really are a lot of readers who like these stories. You just can't tell that from the scores they get.

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My god. Its a two. I've never seen a rating so low. OMG!
LOL, wear it as a badge of honor that you triggered the LW crowd.
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Thanks for the reassurances everyone. Still no one telling me my sentence structure variation has improved, so I'll just assume it still needs work, lol.
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