20 Medieval insults: From bedswerver to yaldson

A few days ago I realized that my characters were being woefully unimaginative with their insults – nothing more creative than “bastard” and “fool”. A shame, because Medieval insults can get a lot more creative!  So for educative purposes (okay, okay, and for my own amusement too): here’s a helpful list on how to offend people […]

Writing sex scenes: 25 other words for “penis”

So. Let’s talk about dicks. If you’re a steamy romance writer, you probably won’t get around mentioning them every now and then (unless you’re writing f/f romance, of course!) The problem: nobody likes the word “penis”. It’s so clinical and – in my opinion – terribly unsexy. So what else are you supposed to call […]

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