February 15, by Molly Odintz. It is okay to get aroused by Writing about sex own sex scenes. Just saying, think it depends on the characters. By this, I mean writing about sex as it Writing about sex exists, in the real world, as an ecstatic, terrifying, and, above all, deeply emotional process. It was a joke, I knew I was being a jerk, but it sounded so good in that empty room, and I was doing my beatnik imitation, eyes closed, and the nun turned around from the board and said, Who is that boy who is banging his thumbs on the desk.