Publishing on Kindle vs. Nook/Kobo/Apple

 

Lately, I’ve been giving a lot of thought to whether I should publish my future erotica short stories and collections exclusively on Kindle via KDP Select, or whether I should ignore the KDP Select and publish them on every marketplace possible, for example, Nook, Kobo, Apple, etc.

KDP Select is enticing, and so far it has made up of about 40% the sales/borrows of my most recent erotica short story, Ravished By the Boss.

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Cramming Face Fruit Fetish

 

In my quest to write the steamiest stories, I occasionally find myself reading other erotica authors in the name of comparison research. Sometimes this is a rewarding experience, and sometimes it turns out to be more confusing than anything else. I like when authors do something unique and not repeat the same scenes over and over (although I get that many readers like the familiar, so I sometimes write to that audience), but some of the fetishes are downright strange to me.

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Contemplating Kinks

 

I recently wrote an erotica story about hypnosis/mind-control, where the female of the story was enthralled by the man’s control. Personally, I thought the story was pretty hot, but a friend pointed out to me that some people would be turned off by it. It’s a valid point, although I think it brings up a wider question of what audience I’m writing for.

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