Denise and Louise talk to Maya Berger, a professional editor who works with Young Adult and children’s fiction, speculative and science fiction, and romance and adult fiction. In this episode, we focus on writing and editing erotica.
Listen to find out more about:
Why authors shouldn’t fear approaching an editor
Why erotica deserves the same editorial rigour as any other genre
The rise of romance and erotica in mainstream publishing
How to find an editor who specializes in erotic fiction
Subgenres and the benefits of specialist editing: LGBTQ, kink and taboo (BDSM and powerplay dynamics)
Sensitivity reading: representing voice and identity