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Friday, January 27, 2012

A Day In The Life Of... with Dawne Prochilo

A Day in The Life Of An Erotic Author

My days are spent like any other erotic author...nothing special really. But let me first squelch any myths that may have evolved over the years.

Myth: All erotic romance authors are addicted to having sex all the time.

Fact: We may think about sex, write about sex and talk about sex all the time...but in reality,we're too tired for sex.
Why? We promote, write and have a 24/7 job..simply...we ARE tired.

Myth: Every scene we write in our novels we have performed, witnessed or participated in- that's why the scenes are so descriptive.

Fact: No. We just have a very creative imagination. Maybe some of us have experienced these incidents, but not me.
Why? First off, I'm a female, so anatomically I cannot perform M/M scenes and vice versa for male erotic authors with F/F scenes. *NOTE: Plus we're tired.

Myth: Erotic authors' wardrobes consist of lingerie, sexy short skirts and provocative clothing.

Fact: We sit at our computer desks in our ratty pajamas, usually no make-up, uncombed hair and maybe showered before noon. We have a cup of cold coffee next to us because no one is around to refill it for us.
Why? Because we live double lives. The one you read, and assume we are, and the one actually are.

Myth: We are on the prowl for our next sex scene and novel idea wherever we are...OK, I'll give you that one but don't ask us to name a character after you...

So there it is ladies and gents...what a real erotic author's day is like. But let's not forget the laundry, the dishes, the kids and family and most importantly, a shower before noon.

Books by Dawne Prochilo-

Crape Myrtle- June 2009On Her Own- July 2009Sex Sells- Feb 2011Room 11- Feb 2011Rachel's Desire- March 2011When We Meet Again- May 2011His Holiday Seduction- Oct 2011Insatiable Kate- Oct 2011On Her Own (re-release)- Nov 2011Wildfire Beach- Nov 2011A Cougar's Revenge- 2012Callie's Way- Jan 2012*Lynn's Chance- March 2012*Weekend Retreat- April 2012Melody's Dance- May 2012*Tessa's Passion- July 2012*She's the Promotion Director for Secret Cravings Publishing.

To learn more about her go to her blog at:

*This is a re-release of A Day in The Life Of An Erotic Author- due to popularity and concise accuracy, it needed to be said again.


Thanks for the smile Dawne. This is a great post.

Best wishes,
~Author Jennifer Labelle~


  1. Thank you Jennifer - this was one of my favorite blogs to write of all time. The truth of it all makes me snicker


  2. I straight up love it! I mean my typical day is work nights, get up to work on my stories, the website, and handle bills; just as well try to find the time to spend with my woman as I try so hard to never neglect. Dawne, you are for real and I want to thank you for straighten it out.


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