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Sex Sells: How To Write & 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.

M. Christian is - among many things - an acknowledged master of erotica with more than 400 stories in such anthologies as Best American Erotica, Best Gay Erotica, Best Lesbian Erotica, Best Bisexual Erotica, Best Fetish Erotica, and many, many other anthologies, magazines, and Web sites.

He is the editor of 25 anthologies including the Best S/M Erotica series, Pirate Booty, My Love For All That Is Bizarre: Sherlock Holmes Erotica, The Burning Pen, Guilty Pleasures, The Mammoth Book of Future Cops and The Mammoth Book of Tales of the Road (with Maxim Jakubowksi) and Confessions, Garden of Perverse, and Amazons (with Sage Vivant) as well as many others.

He is the author of the collections Dirty Words, Speaking Parts, The Bachelor Machine, Licks & Promises, Filthy, Love Without Gun Control, Rude Mechanicals, Coming Together Presents M.Christian, Pornotopia, How To Write And Sell Erotica; and the novels Running Dry, The Very Bloody Marys, Me2, Brushes, Fingers Breadth, and Painted Doll.

Additionally, he's taught kinky classes for the Northwest Leather Celebration, the Center For Sex and Culture, The National Sexuality Symposium, QSM, The Citadel, The Looking Glass, The Society of Janus, The Floating World, and Winter Solstice.

His website is www.mchristian.com

M's Latest Blogs

Sep.19.2012 - 1:22 pm
Just a little reminder that I'm not only going to be taking a nibble out of the Big Apple as a tourist in late September ... but teaching some very cool classes as well...
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Feb.27.2012 - 11:54 am
Fingers Breadth
  PRESS RELEASE: In what is clearly an act of pure desperation, author M. Christian has threatened to amputate part of one finger to publicize his new novel, Finger's Breadth...
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Apr.19.2009 - 3:07 pm
Lethe Press is proud to announce that M.Christian's Lambda-Award Finalist gay erotica collection Dirty Words is back in print! From mischievous Native...
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Apr.09.2009 - 2:52 pm
Sex In San Francisco: Erotica With a City By The Bay Kink A book of straight and female-focused bisexual erotic stories set in, and featuring the allure of, San Francisco.  To be...
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Comments from M

May.05.2008 - 11:20 am
In response to: 2 For Me and Me for 2: An Interview
- but you must have me mistaken for someone else :-) C  

Published Reviews

Published by Gaydar Nation
Valentino is having a very bad time of it. A police officer by trade in San Francisco, his boss and mentor has disappeared, he’s hunting a trio of twinks wandering the city...