1 – It gives you an excuse to try out those positions before you write them.
2 – The lifetime supply of ink pens you can pick up at book festivals and RomCons.
3 – You can surf adult websites and tell your sig other “Honest, honey, it was just research!”
4 – The look on your friend’s faces when they realize they’ve read one of your hot stories but didn’t know you wrote it.
5 – You can tell people “I write erotic romance. What have you done for mankind?”
6 - The joy of discovering different words for various body parts.
7 – Reading someone else’s love scenes then saying “I didn’t think that was humanly possible.”
8 – Signing books with the inscription “Does your mother know what you’re reading?”
9 – Embarrassing your relatives at your nephew’s wedding by introducing yourself as “Uncle Pervert, the dirty book writer.”
And the best thing about being a romance writer…
10 – Having the opportunity to associate with the great bunch of people on this site. I love you all.
And here are some things you can talk about with your friends tomorrow.
NYC Mayor wants to ban super-sized soft drinks – A bottle of Thunderbird in a brown paper bag is still okay.
Family Feud host Richard Dawson dies – Awkwardly kisses St. Peter at the Pearly Gates.
Disney announces ban on junk food ads – Also pulls “A Spoonful of Sugar” from Mary Poppins.
Kim Kardashian splits leather dress at MTV Awards. – Two words – Jenny Craig!
Scientists predict that the Earth is in danger of tipping. – See the above item.
Mitt Romney champions “A Better Amercia” on his mobile app. – That endorsement from Dan Quayle must have rubbed off.
New series Dogs in the City is a surprise hit. – Soon to be followed by Two and a Half Mutts and The Big Bone Theory.
Classic ‘80’s soap opera
gets a reboot. – This time, the cliffhanger question will be “Who Spiked J. R.’s Geritol?” Dallas
episode has the team discovering mummified remains in an old building. – No, wait, that was just David Caruso making a cameo appearance. New York
Blake Lively learns how to shoot a gun. – Changes name to Blake Deadly.
Nuns Begin Nationwide Bus Tour to Protest Republican Budget – Congress utters a collective “Lord help us!”
Have a super week!
Tim Smith is an award-winning bestselling author of contemporary erotic romance. His website is http://www.timsmithauthor.com/.