Revealing Lucy Felthouse’s Erotic Writing Inspiration
By Lucy Felthouse
Are you ready to discover what Lucy Felthouse uses as erotic writing inspiration? Thanks Lucy for visiting the Cara Sutra blog today and sharing your erotic writing secrets with us!
Lucy Felthouse: Erotic Writing Inspiration
Okay, now on to my feature. I’m well known amongst my writing friends for having various male muses help me with my writing. They’re pretty much always male celebrities, either from films or TV. What can I say? I appreciate a hot guy – enough to write them into stories. And I know I’m far from the only one that does it.
But in my upcoming release, I have not one hot guy, but two. Yes, I’ve finally penned my first ever gay erotic story. It’s been a long time coming – and wow, it was so much fun. It presented the same problem as lesbian or ménage fiction, i.e. making sure the audience knows which character you’re talking about at a particular moment, but it was worth it.
So, onto the muses – my erotic writing inspiration. In the past couple of years or so, I’ve become a fan of spy thrillers, both on TV and in the written form. And I love me a man in uniform, too. So when I first watched Strikeback: Project Dawn (yes, I watched it before the first series), I was hooked. The storylines are exciting, the two main male characters are seriously damn sexy, and their relationship is prickly, but they respect each other. So when I decided to write my first m/m story, a British military story, I decided that those two particular hotties would be my inspiration. Their prickly relationship, however, morphed into something else altogether. Something sexual. And that’s not really a spoiler, given I already said it was an erotic story 😉
There you have it—an insight into my delicious male erotic writing inspiration. It’s what pushed me to write a gay erotic story set on Salisbury Plain. If you want to know more about the idea itself, you’ll have to check out some of the other guest blogs I’ve done this month!
Ditched, by Lucy Felthouse
Private Damien Stone is living in a nightmare. He’s out on exercise on Salisbury Plain with Lance Corporal Michael Scott—who also happens to be a huge pain in the arse. He’s a teacher’s pet who seems to delight in bossing Stone around. But that’s not the real reason Stone appears to dislike him so much. It’s because Stone—who’s bisexual—is seriously attracted to his superior, but he can’t do anything about it, because Scott is straight. Or is he?
Find Ditched here: http://lucyfelthouse.co.uk/published-works/ditched/
Free Excerpt from Ditched
“This can’t be fucking right!” said Lance Corporal Michael Scott, checking his map for the umpteenth time.
“I can assure you, Scott, that it fucking is,” responded his colleague, Private Damien Stone. He nudged the other man, pointed to a place on his own map, then raised his arm and indicated a rise in the ground in the near distance.
“See, that’s that long barrow, so we are in the right place.”
Looking at the barrow—one of the many on Salisbury Plain—then down at the map, and finally at his compass, Scott had to agree.
“So where the fuck are they, then?”
Stone had no answer for that one. He looked up into the lightening sky, which in the distance was being slowly tinged with pink, but saw no sign of their pick-up helicopter. Straining to hear even the faintest sound of rotor blades, Stone remained silent. Hearing nothing, he shrugged.
“Dunno. Perhaps we got the time wrong, or something?”
“I hope not, otherwise they’ve gone without us!”
“Nah. We’re early, if anything. The sun’s only just coming up.”
Sighing, Scott stuffed his map and compass into a pocket, and said, “Well, I guess we’d better find somewhere to shelter. I don’t like the look of that.”
The that he was talking about was an ominous-looking black cloud being buffeted in their direction by the wind, which was picking up rapidly.
“With you on that one.”
On an unspoken command, the two of them immediately split up and started to look around for somewhere they could keep out of the wind and imminent rain. It wasn’t long before Scott shouted out, and Stone immediately turned and headed in the direction of his colleague’s voice.
When Stone arrived, Scott had already removed his backpack and dropped it into the ditch he’d found and was striding down the slope to join it. Luckily, there’d been no rain over the past few days so the ground was dry. If the coming rainstorm ended up being heavy, it was entirely possible they’d get wet arses, but for now at least they’d be reasonably comfortable.
Following his colleague’s example, Stone shrugged off his pack. Turning, he saw that Scott was standing with his arms out, ready to catch it. Tossing it, he gave a curt nod of thanks before heading down into the ditch.
Once there, he saw that some scrub covered a couple of sizeable rocks, meaning that they would at least be able to sit down. It would have to rain pretty damn hard for the water level in the ditch to get as high as the top of the rocks, so they’d be all right until the chopper arrived.
Ditched, release date
Ditched is out in a couple of days! Find out more and buy right here: http://lucyfelthouse.co.uk/published-works/ditched/ – out 19th September
About Lucy Felthouse
Lucy is a graduate of the University of Derby, where she studied Creative Writing. During her first year, she was dared to write an erotic story – so she did. It went down a storm and she’s never looked back. Lucy has had stories published by Cleis Press, Constable and Robinson, Decadent Publishing, Ellora’s Cave, Evernight Publishing, House of Erotica, Ravenous Romance, Resplendence Publishing, Sweetmeats Press and Xcite Books. She is also the editor of Uniform Behaviour, Seducing the Myth, Smut by the Sea and Smut in the City.
Find out more at http://www.lucyfelthouse.co.uk.
You can buy Ditched by Lucy Felthouse here at Amazon.
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