Wednesday, November 13, 2013

What I'm Doing (Ahem) At Dark Odyssey: Surrender


This is gonna be a blast-and-a-half!  I'm not only gonna be attending the kink-fest that's Dark Odyssey: Surrender in San Francisco but I'm gonna be teaching two classes as well -

- and here they are.  Hope to see you there!


Sex Sells: How To Write and Sell Erotica
The market for erotic fiction and nonfiction is booming! There actually is a secret to writing great erotica - and you'll discover just what that is in this fun, hands-on workshop with well-known erotica writer and teacher M.Christian. For the beginning writer, erotica can be the ideal place to begin writing, getting published, and - best of all - earning money. And for the experienced writer, erotica can be an excellent way to beef up your resume and hone your writing skills. M. Christian will review the varieties of personal and literary expression possible in this exciting and expanding field. He'll also teach you techniques for creating love and sex scenes that sizzle. Plus: current pay rates, how to write for a wide variety of erotic genres, where and how to submit your erotic writing, and more.


Tell Me A Story: Using Erotic Writing To Create Hot Scenes

Toys?  Check!  Dungeon space?  10-4!  Playmate?  Ready, willing and able!  Okay, so you have everything you think you need to create a really hot scene ... but, well, have you ever read erotica?  Of course you have ... and what makes for the hottest sex scenes, the wildest BDSM sessions?  The answer, of course, is story: the journey of the master or slave from where they were to where they are now, not just the toys, space, or bodies involved.  In this playful and thought-provoking lecture/class, erotica master M.Christian will show how to use storytelling techniques to add a powerful new dimension to not just a single scene but to possibly your entire BDSM playlife.  From creating a sexual persona to using dramatic structure to put together a molten hot experience, from working with the transformative nature of both BDSM and fiction to using writing as sexual self-exploration, Tell Me A Story will amuse as well as enlighten the seasoned as well as beginning BDSM player. 

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