Interview with Scarlett Holborn

How do you approach cover design?
I like to follow a strong theme and also ensure my books stand out to frequent readers. This is why you will always see my name emblazoned across the top of the cover, I want you to recognise that it's one of my books. I also like to make it very simple and seductive, much like my stories. There should be no clutter or unnecessary background, just an alluring figure that beckons you into the story.
What do you read for pleasure?
I like thrillers, romance and of course erotica! The ebook revolution means we can all read whatever we want, wherever we want without fear of judgemental people scowling at us. I like the feeling of being turned on by erotica, especially in a public place. A well written piece can get me going far better than pictures or videos.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I have a Kindle Touch but also read straight from the web via a computer or tablet
Describe your desk
He he, like most it's full of clutter, bills and lots and lots of coffee mugs! L-Shaped with a computer in the corner.
When did you first start writing?
Only since the summer of 2014. I've been storing up all of these steamy stories in my head and thought I must share them with the world before they wear me out!
What's the story behind your latest book?
Part 3 of my 'Doorbell' trilogy (you should have got why I call it that if you've read the first two parts) will continue the tale of the lesbian affair between middle-aged and married Angela and the young, single, care free Melissa. They're going to try and take things further but can they avoid being caught out by their conservative neighbors? Will Angela fall for Melissa and leave her husband? I can't wait for you to find out.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Honestly, and I know this sounds bad; I thought I could do a much better job of writing erotica than some of the authors I have read over the years. I'm amazed how many bad spelling, grammatical and punctuation errors you find. Worse still is their blatant inability to get some of the facts straight, often making their characters get into impossible positions.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
It's so easy, quick and trouble free to get an ebook published. It also has some great reporting features.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
OK, I'm going to be really honest now! I'm blushing while typing this. It has to be the increase in my own libido since I started. I've not had so much sex since I began writing about it and sharing it with partners. If I knew it was going to have this affect on my sex life I'd have done it years ago!
What do your fans mean to you?
Everything. Period.
What are you working on next?
A novel about a married couple who begin a journey of sexual awakening. The man starts it off but is overtaken by his wife who really gets into some of the kinky stuff. Can they stay strong together? Will it tear them apart? How does it affect their everyday life? I'm releasing some of the hot scenes on my blog so keep an eye out for the Greg and Anya tales.
Published 2014-12-03.
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Books by This Author

I am Biba!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: British English. Published: July 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Couples Erotica, Fiction » Erotica » Menage/Multiple Partners
Swinging couples love to share themselves with others and the internet lets them find eachother with ease and share their deepest desires and real life endeavours. Biba and her boyfriend Stephen are two sensations of the scene with a huge following on social media. Adapting actual goings-on in their swinging lifestyle, this story follows them as they embark on a wild weekend spent in a hotel.
Suburban Secret
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Lesbian Erotica, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(5.00 from 1 review)
The full and extended 'Doorbell Trilogy' following the story of Angela, a bored suburban housewife whose encounters with a young lesbian take her on an unexpected but secretive and very erotic journey. Take's in the best of 'Trick or Treat', 'Teach Me More' & 'Touch Me Again' and extends into a full feature length story.
Touch Me Again
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: American English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Lesbian Erotica, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(4.00 from 1 review)
The third episode of the doorbell trilogy. Angela and Melissa meet again but this time Angela wants more.
Teach Me More
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: American English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Lesbian Erotica, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Part two of the 'Doorbell' trilogy by Scarlett Holborn. Suzy is hosting a party and has invited Angela along. Angela is pleased to see Melissa again and they discuss their time together during Halloween. Angela feels unprepared to take it any further but Melissa wants to teach her more. Discover the highly erotic events that unfold. Contains adult material.
Trick or Treat
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: American English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Lesbian Erotica, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Angela is upset when she's forced to answer the door to yet another trick-or-treater. She gets a surprise when it's one of her neighbours who's dressed to kill. The encounter takes an erotic twist when Angela invites her in. Part One of the 'Doorbell' trilogy.