11/04/2013 11:15 am ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

How To Sound Sexy, According To The Women Who Narrate Audiobook Erotica


Thanks to the success of the Fifty Shades of Gray audiobook, voice actors are finding more and more work narrating erotica -- which means spending around 20 hours per project in an audio booth, heavily breathing life into Audible's steamier offerings.

But how can people who aren't erotica pros get more comfortable trying to sound sexy? What if you're in a long-distance relationship and struggling to step up your Skype-sex game? Or confronted with a dating app that, mortifyingly, expects you to make self-promotional videos? For those of us who find it kind of awkward to talk dirty, how do you avoid humiliating yourself?

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