I struggle with scenes where protagonists flirt or flush with desire. But I want to capture those moments in my writing. This one story has been haunting me since I was ten years old. Ten fucking years old. When I wrote it then, it had a lot of breast kissing and ended in “the rest, I will leave to your imagination”. I’m still mortified by that phrase. I was obsessed with sex but had not the first clue about what took place under the covers.
It was five years after that failure before the idea crept back into my mind. This time, it stayed.… Read the rest