Steam Scenes Ep 22: Reading Penthouse Forum with Emery Jacobs

Subscribe on Apple | Stitcher | Spotify   Steam Scenes took a brief hiatus (sorry! book deadlines!), but we’re back with Emery Jacobs. When she got stymied writing her first intimate scene, she turned to Penthouse Forum for inspiration! We talk about reading our...

Steam Scenes Ep 20: Authentic sex with Nina Crespo

Subscribe on Apple | Stitcher | Spotify   Nina Crespo is this week’s Steam Scenes guest and this ep is on fire! We talk about African American cowgirls, why the one-night stand is her favorite trope, writing sex scenes that fit the characters in each moment, and...

Steam Scenes Ep 19: Dirty words with A.S. Fenichel

Subscribe on Apple | Stitcher | Spotify A.S. Fenichel writes historical romance about empowered women going on grand adventures that include plenty of steamy sex. In this episode of Steam Scenes, we talk about what makes a good hero, what makes for good steam, and how...

Steam Scenes Ep 16: Writing redemption with Eliza Peake

Subscribe on Apple | Stitcher | Spotify   Author and fellow podcaster Eliza Peake is this week’s guest! We tackle writing redemption stories, discuss how emotion needs to drive the sex scenes, and dig into using music as inspiration for those steamy bits. Check...

Steam Scenes Ep 15: Dissecting Alpha A Holes with Sasha Summers

  Subscribe on Apple | Stitcher | Spotify Sasha Summers writes the gamut of heat levels: from inspirational to super steamy. We dig deep into the alpha male psyche and discuss the fine line between alpha and a*#hole. Plus, shifters! And cowboys! And Greek gods!...

Steam Scenes Ep 14: Killing Bosses with Krissy Daniels

  Subscribe on Apple | Stitcher | Spotify Krissy Daniels writes dark and beautiful romances about damaged men and women finding love against the odds. She shares insight how she finds inspiration all around her (including the inspiration for her the fabulously...

Steam Scenes Ep 13: Writing BDSM with Sascha Illyvich

Subscribe on Apple | Stitcher | Spotify Sascha Illyvich’s, called the gentleman playboy of romance, joins me for this episode! He shares his insight on writing male characters, the line between erotic and romance, and the importance of doing your research when writing...