Wombs clenching

18 Jan

I’m almost finished reading a book by a popular author. No I won’t name the person, but I’m almost to the point where I want to go back and count the number of times this person has used the following sentence.
Her womb clenched.
Any comments?
womb

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16 Responses to “Wombs clenching”

  1. Carolyn Jean January 18, 2009 at 10:26 pm #

    Oh, boy. I mean, I get that a writer doesn’t want to seem like she’s using all the same phrases as everybody else–you want to be fresh and all! – but this sounds a bit off the mark.

  2. Susan Helene Gottfried January 18, 2009 at 10:34 pm #

    This idea is giving me cramps. Sorry.

  3. Literary Feline January 19, 2009 at 12:59 am #

    Oh my! Hmm. It might be interesting just to see how many times the author does use a phrase like that. 😉

  4. ilona andrews January 19, 2009 at 8:43 am #

    Is she giving birth?

  5. Casee January 19, 2009 at 11:31 am #

    I hate that phrase too. It pulls me out of the book every time b/c I wonder if it’s even possible.

  6. Stephanie January 19, 2009 at 12:57 pm #

    I don’t have one any more. I can’t feel it. I feel left out.

  7. Renee January 19, 2009 at 2:33 pm #

    Yikes! Just the idea of “clenching”. :shudder: Not sexy.

    We need a doctor’s opinion.

  8. Kimberly Swan January 19, 2009 at 3:09 pm #

    Like someone else said, it rather sounds like cramps. lol

    Also – You’ve been tagged!
    http://darquereviews.blogspot.com/2009/01/ive-been-tagged-by-ruthie.html

  9. scooper January 19, 2009 at 5:41 pm #

    CarolynJean: Once I became aware of it, I was like a dog. I love this author. I read most of her books, but this line about worked my last nerve.

    Susan and Kimberly: Sloppy sex?

    Literary Feline: I know, but I don’t know if I can do it. My womb might overwhelm me.

    Ilona: does that mean that there is no womb clenching in Magic Strikes?

    Casee: I’m assuming it’s a pre-orgasm squeeze.

    Stephanie: But you can still have sex, so you belong.

    Renee: Is there a doctor in the house?

  10. Leslie January 19, 2009 at 10:03 pm #

    This sounds like something out of “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” even your graphic looks like something out of that book. But in a romance novel, not so much.

  11. Ames January 20, 2009 at 10:18 am #

    THe only thing worse is the d*ck hitting the cervix. this is NOT SEXAY!

  12. scooper January 20, 2009 at 5:30 pm #

    Ames: Ouch!

  13. ilona andrews January 20, 2009 at 9:44 pm #

    Dear Scooper,

    No womb clenching – I can send you the file and you check for yourself 😛

  14. scooper January 21, 2009 at 4:08 am #

    Send send send. Have I told you lately that your great? 😉

  15. Holly January 21, 2009 at 3:30 pm #

    Cramps for sure. I’m also with Ames on the hitting the cervix thing. OUCH!

  16. scooper January 21, 2009 at 7:51 pm #

    *biting my tongue*

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