#15 You’re the opposite of my homework in high school. #18 Breathe if you want to have sex with me tonight.
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Raymond Chandler had some good advice for writers: "When in doubt, have a man come through the door with a gun in his hand." Good counsel indeed for any writer whose masterpiece is temporarily bogged down in reflection, description, philosophising or fancy prose. Surely the mainstream novel doesn't need such low-level manipulations to interest its readers (who are perfectly happy with reflection, description, et cetera)? According to a groundswell of opinion, 21st-century writers are losing the battle for the reader's attention – and must do something about it pronto.
#27 I was feeling a little off today, but you managed to turn me on.
[Read: 12 sexy ways to make him go down on you without a push] #29 Are you feeling a little down? #30 You remind me of my pinky toe because I’m going to bang you on every piece of furniture imaginable.
Certainly, there was lots of creaking, Thomas Hardy-style exposition in 19th-century novels, but the old masters knew a few things about snagging the reader's interest.