This conversation is very interesting to me because my brother is a Christian and he's into hip hop. When he's writing songs, he'll insert the F- bomb. Words to him are sounds and He feels God made words for use. Those are his words, not mine.
I wasn't sure what to make of his view on curses. However, as I write my book, I see what some of you mean in conveying authenticity within the book. I personally wouldn't put curse words in my book as mine is geared towards young adults but for an adult based book I don't know... Relating to my audience is important to me. I'm not saying I'm one