Erin O'Riordan

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Erin O'Riordan writes erotica in multiple genres. She adores sashimi tuna, dark chocolate, Guinness, Harry Potter movies and James Jones' war trilogy. She lives in the Lake Michigan region with her husband and crime fiction co-author Tit Elingtin and an awesome cat named James.

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ERIN SCHMIDT David wrote: "I'm curious. When writing erotica, does the author utilize personal experiences, or write from pure fantasy?

I ask because I wrote a love scene between characters in my book 'Who's Minding the Sto..."


Both, I think. I can't help incorporating some personal experiences. But some of it is pure imagination. (Especially the ones with werewolves and robots.)


message 4: by David

David Lucero I'm curious. When writing erotica, does the author utilize personal experiences, or write from pure fantasy?

I ask because I wrote a love scene between characters in my book 'Who's Minding the Store?' They thought I was writing about my wife and I. The answer was no. It was pure fantasy. I don't think I could put down on paper a love scene with someone so personal in my life. Just seemed weird.

I'm asking because your bio states you write erotica in multiple genres. No disrespect intended. I get questions like, how do you come up with stories all the time.


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Mary McCoy-Dressel Hi, Erin, Thanks for the friendship. Great to be connected here too.


Savannah Erin,
Thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
Savannah
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ERIN SCHMIDT Mica wrote: "Erin, Thanks for the friendship!"

Thanks for sending me a request, Mica.


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