How EL James wrote Fifty Shades of Grey 50 Shades Mon-24-Sep-12 10:31 Share this By Jay-Jay Feeney If you’ve read Fifty Shades of Grey you may wonder where the author E.L. James gets her inspiration from for the kinky sex scenes.She said she'd often interrupt her husband, Niall Leonard, in the middle of the day to act out a saucy scene she was working on. She says, "He'd come up from the shed and lie down, fully dressed... and say, 'Where would you have it and would it go there...?' It was actually hilarious. We'd end up having a really good laugh." You May Also Like The Fifty Shades of Grey trailer is out 50 Shades Of Grey memes Three old ladies read '50 Shades of Grey' Become a fan of The Edge on Facebook and on Twitter .