Where to Find the Best Sex Writing Online (for Free!)

Find, Share, and Write Sex Stories Online

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As the Broadway musical Avenue Q taught us: the Internet is for porn.   Usually when we think of internet pornography we think of videos.  But written stories - whether we call them erotica, porn, or something else - are almost as ubiquitous as visual pornography online.

It might be hard to imagine it (unless you’re old enough to remember it), there was a time when the Internet was text-based. People were sharing sex stories online way before they ever shared still or moving images of sex, and the Internet remains a great place to find and share sex stories for fun and occasionally profit.

Below are some useful links and a few recommended resources for sex stories.

Sex Stories and Reviews
Your first stop should be the Erotica Readers & Writers Association website. This site, which has been online since 1996 features an extensive collection of sex stories, reviews of published sex stories, plus plenty of resources for people interested in writing and sharing their own sex stories.

There are several other sites that archive erotica, usually offering opportunities to post your own, vote up or down for authors, interact with authors, and plenty of links to porn and other sexual material you can pay for.  Two long running sites are Literotica and the Alt.sex.Stories Text Repository.  Most of these sites are not carefully curated, which means not only do you get a range of quality, but the material itself may or may not be to your taste.

Sex Stories Blogs
If what you really want to do is start writing sex stories and you’re not concerned with either fame or fortune, one simple way to start is to blog.

Most sex blogs are places where people write their own sex stories, some of which are true, some of which aren’t, and many of which are likely somewhere in the middle.  If you're going to put anything online, start with an anonymous blog.  Keep in mind that if anyone really wants to figure out who you are badly enough, if they know how, they can do it.

 But for most people signing up using an email address other than your personal one, and avoiding real names and identifying information, will be enough to keep you safely in the realm of enjoyable fantasy.

If you're looking for sex blogs as a reader, there are so many sex stories blogs it’s hard to know where to start.  Usually if you find one sex blog you like you’ll find a few others in that blogger’s blogroll. If you don’t know where to start, the site Kinkly offers a list of erotica bloggers, ranked based on metrics like how many Twitter followers they have. 

Authors and Editors
Another way to enter the world of sex stories is to start with one author you like and see where they take you.  One problem with the sheer volume of sex stories online is the amount of self-aggrandizing that comes with so many of the websites, authors, and sex stories themselves. Not that an egomaniacal author can’t be a great writer of sex stories. But authors and editors who care not only about their own work but about lifting up the work of others can be great guides or navigators through the murky and deep waters of online sex writing.  Here are a few well known names to start with: