Synopses & Reviews
"Fascinating examination of E.L. Jamess Fifty Shades trilogy
Love Fifty Shades or hate it, this engaging and eclectic read has a little bit of something for everyone."
Publishers Weekly starred review
"Food for thought for readers eager to learn more about the series and the lifestyle it depicts."
"Written by some of my heroes in the industry, including Judith Regan, M.J. Rose, Heather Graham, Sylvia Day and forty-six others, it offers a way to understand [Fifty Shades'] popularity and appreciate its impact."
ForeWord Reviews staff pick
"For fans of the trilogy and readers who enjoy erotica and erotic romance novels, and for those interested in pop culture."
Cant get enough of Fifty Shades of Grey?
Fifty Shades of Grey has gone from underground e-book sensation to runaway mainstream bestsellerits the book everyone is talking about.
Now, Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey extends the conversation women (and men!) are having across the country. The perfect panel of insidersfrom the editor who first discovered” Fifty Shades of Grey, to BDSM experts, to erotic fiction authors, romance authors, and a whole lot moretakes you deeper into the trilogy that has captured the imaginations of so many.
From the books sexual politics and its fanfiction origins to what sets it apart from other erotic fiction and romance (and what doesnt), everything you ever wanted to know about Fifty Shades of Grey is right here.
Whether you loved Fifty Shades of Grey, or just want to know why everyone else does, Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey is the book for you!
E. L. James Fifty Shades trilogy has fascinated and seduced millions of readers. In bedrooms, in book clubs, and in the media, people cant stop talking about it!
In Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey, 50 writersfrom romance and erotica authors, to real-world BDSM practitioners, to adult entertainment industry professionalscontinue the conversation.
Fifty Shades as Erotic Fiction
Erotic romance writer Sylvia Day speaks to the new opportunities the Fifty Shades trilogy has opened up for writers (and readers!) of erotica
Fifty Shades as Sexual Empowerment
Romance novelist Heather Graham praises the way the books encourage women to celebrate their own sexual shades of grey
Fifty Shades as Fanfiction
Editor Tish Beaty relates the process behind turning Twilight fanfic Master of the Universe into Fifty Shades of Grey
Fifty Shades as Pop Culture
Fifty Shames of Earl Grey author Andrew Shaffer compares Fifty Shades to sister-in-literary-scandal Peyton Place
Matrimonial lawyer Sherri Donovan examines the legalities of Christians contract
Master R of BDSM training chateau La Domaine Esemar evaluates Christian Greys skill as a Dominant (and offers some professional advice)
And a whole lot more!
Whether you loved Fifty Shades of Grey, or just want to know why everyone else does, Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey is the book for you.
Rachel Kramer Bussel
Dr. Hilda Hutcherson
Dr. Logan Levkoff
Chris Marks and Lia Leto
Dr. Katherine Ramsland
About the Author
Lori Perkins is the Editorial Director of Ravenous Romance, and has been a literary agent for 20 years. She was awarded the Outstanding Achievement as an Author Representative award by Romantic Times
magazine as well as the Agent of the Year award from the Romance Writers of Americas NYC chapter.
Perkins wrote The Insider's Guide to Getting an Agent (Writers Digest Books), and has edited twenty erotica anthologies and more than 100 erotic novels, as well as published erotica under a pseudonym.
She has taught writing and editing as an adjunct professor at NYU's Center for Publishing for two decades.