Erotica 101

Posted on Nov 12, 2013

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Date(s) - 11/12/13
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Self Serve


Professional erotica author and editor Rachel Kramer Bussel, editor of over 50 anthologies, will take you through the ins and outs of modern erotic writing, from getting started, finding your voice, incorporating your surroundings, pop culture, and personal experiences into your erotica to submitting your work keeping up with the thriving erotica market. You’ll learn how to incorporate everyday scenarios as well as outlandish fantasies into your writing, and make them fit for particular publications and anthologies. Workshop will address the recent boom in erotica inspired by Fifty Shades of Grey, and will provide examples of well written erotica, and will include multiple writing exercises, with the option to read aloud in a supportive, open environment. Please bring pen and paper or laptop to use in the class.

Rachel Kramer Bussel ( is a writer, editor and event organizer. She’s edited over 50 anthologies, including The Big Book of Orgasms; Best Bondage Erotica 2013; Women in Lust; Please, Sir; Please, Ma’am; Twice the Pleasure: Bisexual Women’s Erotica; and Baby Got Back: Anal Erotica. She writes widely about sex, dating, books and pop culture.


Online registration closes the day of each event. Please call us at 505-265-5815 to see if there's still space available.