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Which is more important for a good ravishing story?

Characters
Story
Sex
All of the above

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Writer's Principal
« on: June 07, 2016, 06:20:00 AM »
So as I try to work on harm's vol 8 I've kinda come to a point where my inner novelist wants to flush out the characters more. Almost to the point where I'm mostly through the chapter and it's looking like there may be no sex. Some light BDSM but that's about it. Soooooooooooo I'm wondering, which makes for a better story the inclusion of sex, deeper characters, plot progression or are they all equal in your eyes...

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Re: Writer's Principal
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2016, 08:00:11 AM »
At least with sites like RU and KB sex scenes are expected to be included. But for me the majority of my stories involving telling some kind of story, before you get to any sex scenes.
I believe in giving some backstory on a character, having a good pace, a certain level of descriptivenes. I want my readers to be able to put themselves in my character's shoes so to speak, be able to relate to the person as someone who could be real.
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Re: Writer's Principal
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2016, 06:36:47 PM »
Clearly a story needs something to tell or you end up with a mindless thing only good for a short wank. Most authors here do a pretty good job in offering more than a quick in and out rape scene. For that reason they are more rewarding than most internet porn.

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Re: Writer's Principal
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2016, 09:55:07 PM »
I am very much in agreement with Gemini. It is a given that there WILL be sex in a story on RU or whatever fetish site you're visiting. I like doing the sex scenes but I really like developing characters and plot. AND backstory. I'll sometimes go through 2-3 chapters before anybody sees an inkling of action. But I'm getting my characters ready.
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Re: Writer's Principal
« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2016, 10:06:19 PM »
I am very much in agreement with Gemini. It is a given that there WILL be sex in a story on RU or whatever fetish site you're visiting. I like doing the sex scenes but I really like developing characters and plot. AND backstory. I'll sometimes go through 2-3 chapters before anybody sees an inkling of action. But I'm getting my characters ready.

Ditto, sometimes I get lost in the world i created and just want to flesh it out instead of HAVING to put sex in every time. Plus i love the psychological side of my characters just as much as the physical.
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Re: Writer's Principal
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2017, 03:46:57 PM »
This was super helpful
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Re: Writer's Principal
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2017, 07:01:35 PM »
While in general I agree with all that's been said, I also think it's worth mentioning that, in a sense, every well-written encounter with a character fleshes them out on some level, including the sex scenes. A girl chained in a dark basement might shiver, and remember past experiences, in flashback, giving a direct source of information, or she might chew her nails, fold her arms both in both petulance and defensiveness. A predator might consider his prey in ways that reveal his character, or the nature of the madness which drives him to his acts.  A rapist might use colorful epithets, ethnic or regional slang, or speak with an accent that the author can describe in detail, or simply identify it-

"I'm going to fuck you, little bird," he told her, the words rolling almost pornographicly off his tongue in a Latin accent she lacked the experience to identify...


Now we know he's Latino, and well-spoken, and that she is unfamiliar with his culture- so he is not just a stranger, but likely a foreigner.

Likewise, you can include sultry, sensual elements in sections which are not actually sex scenes at all.

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Re: Writer's Principal
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2017, 07:06:11 PM »


Have I mentioned I love words? Words are awesome.

I know I'd be useless without them. My contributions here would be reduced to long strings of smutty emoticons.
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Re: Writer's Principal
« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2017, 06:50:13 AM »
I can't care about a character, unless I know something about them.  (Other than stats like color, and bra/penis size)  So, flesh them out.

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Re: Writer's Principal
« Reply #9 on: March 07, 2019, 06:50:10 PM »
I've so missed writing for all of you!
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Re: Writer's Principal
« Reply #10 on: March 07, 2019, 07:36:52 PM »
Absolutely story and characters. There are only so many ways to describe sexual acts. But change the characters, settings and add a deeper story..and it becomes soooooooooooooooooo erotic

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Re: Writer's Principal
« Reply #11 on: March 08, 2019, 07:29:57 AM »
Characters are the most important. The story could be the greatest ever but if you don't like or worry about the character it's not worth reading. Of course that being said Great characters needs a great story to want to read. Brokenwing, Vile8r, TheYellowKnight, SoftGameHunter, Jessica_33, Rachel_Thornton are great examples of both working in harmony!

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Re: Writer's Principal
« Reply #12 on: March 08, 2019, 12:19:53 PM »
Characters are the most important. The story could be the greatest ever but if you don't like or worry about the character it's not worth reading. Of course that being said Great characters needs a great story to want to read. Brokenwing, Vile8r, TheYellowKnight, SoftGameHunter, Jessica_33, Rachel_Thornton are great examples of both working in harmony!

That's some author's list, CHG ;-)
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Re: Writer's Principal
« Reply #13 on: March 08, 2019, 12:30:28 PM »
Characters are the most important. The story could be the greatest ever but if you don't like or worry about the character it's not worth reading. Of course that being said Great characters needs a great story to want to read. Brokenwing, Vile8r, TheYellowKnight, SoftGameHunter, Jessica_33, Rachel_Thornton are great examples of both working in harmony!

That's some author's list, CHG ;-)

Damn in my haste i forgot one name

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Re: Writer's Principal
« Reply #14 on: March 10, 2019, 11:33:25 AM »
Characters are the most important. The story could be the greatest ever but if you don't like or worry about the character it's not worth reading. Of course that being said Great characters needs a great story to want to read. Brokenwing, Vile8r, TheYellowKnight, SoftGameHunter, Jessica_33, Rachel_Thornton are great examples of both working in harmony!

That's some author's list, CHG ;-)

Damn in my haste i forgot one name

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