Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey by Lori Perkins

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E. L. James’ Fifty Shades trilogy has fascinated and seduced millions of readers. In bedrooms, in book clubs, and in the media, people can’t stop talking about it!

In Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey, 50 writers—from romance and erotica authors, to real-world BDSM practitioners, to adult entertainment industry professionals—continue the conversation.

Fifty Shades as Erotic Fiction
Erotic romance writer Sylvia Day speaks to the new opportunities the Fifty Shades trilogy has opened up for writers (and readers!) of erotica

Fifty Shades as Sexual Empowerment
Romance novelist Heather Graham praises the way the books encourage women to celebrate their own sexual shades of grey

Fifty Shades as Fanfiction
Editor Tish Beaty relates the process behind turning Twilight fanfic Master of the Universe into Fifty Shades of Grey

Fifty Shades as Pop Culture
Fifty Shames of Earl Grey author Andrew Shaffer compares Fifty Shades to sister-in-literary-scandal Peyton Place

Plus
• Matrimonial lawyer Sherri Donovan examines the legalities of Christian’s contract
• Master R of BDSM training chateau La Domaine Esemar evaluates Christian Grey’s skill as a Dominant (and offers some professional advice)
• And a whole lot more!

Whether you loved Fifty Shades of Grey, or just want to know why everyone else does, Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey is the book for you.

Contributors:

• Heather Graham
• Sylvia Day
• Andrew Shaffer
• M.J. Rose
• Sinnamon Love
• Judith Regan
• Stacey Agdern
• Laura Antoniou
• Jennifer Armintrout
• Tish Beaty
• Mala Bhattacharjee
• Rachel Kramer Bussel
• M. Christian
• Suzan Colón
• Joy Daniels
• Sherri Donovan
• Angela Edwards
• Melissa Febos
• Lucy Felthouse
• Ryan Field
• Selina Fire
• Megan Frampton
• Sarah Frantz
• Louise Fury
• Lois Gresh
• Catherine Hiller
• Marci Hirsch
• Dr. Hilda Hutcherson
• Debra Hyde
• Anne Jamison
• D.L. King
• Dr. Logan Levkoff
• Arielle Loren
• Sassafras Lowry
• Rachel Kenley
• Pamela Madsen
• Chris Marks and Lia Leto
• Midori
• Master R
• Dr. Katherine Ramsland
• Tiffany Reisz
• Katharine Sands
• Jennifer Sanzo
• Rakesh Satyal
• Marc Shapiro
• Lyss Stern
• Cecilia Tan
• Hope Tarr
• Susan Wright
• Editor X
 

About Lori Perkins

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Lori Perkins is a founder and former editorial director of erotica e-publisher Ravenous Romance, and has been a literary agent for 20 years. She is the author of The Insider's Guide to Getting an Agent (Writers Digest Books), and has edited 20 erotica anthologies and more than 100 erotic novels, as well as published erotica under a pseudonym.
 
Published November 20, 2012 by Smart Pop. 304 pages
Genres: Erotica, Literature & Fiction, Romance. Non-fiction

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Yet Susan Wright points out that critics of BDSM forget that “everyone in America is free to sky dive, rock climb and play football, which cause far more harm than BDSM.” Perhaps the most novel perspectives come from Cecilia Tan's, Mala Bhattacharjee's and Anne Jamison’s essays on the Twilight fa...

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In this fascinating examination of E.L. James’s Fifty Shades trilogy, edited by literary agent Perkins, 50 writers—including erotica and erotic romance authors, a matrimonial lawyer, an English profes

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Essayists credit a perfect storm of factors for James’s success: among them, the rise of e-readers and e-book publishers such as Ellora’s Cave, which allow women to buy and read erotica without embarrassment, and the viral nature of the Internet and fan fiction.

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Your agent for this book works for your own literary agency.

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Fifty Shades as Erotic Fiction Erotic romance writer Sylvia Day speaks to the new opportunities the Fifty Shades trilogy has opened up for writers (and readers!) of erotica Fifty Shades as Sexual Empowerment Romance novelist Heather Graham praises the way the books encourage women to celebrate t...

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