SPECIAL: Sex Sells - How To Write and Sell Erotica With R. Greco Jr. AND M.Christian
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 writers R. Greco Jr. and 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.
R. Greco Jr. and M.Christian will review the varieties of personal and literary expression possible in this exciting and expanding field. They'll also teach techniques for creating love and sex scenes that sizzle, current pay rates, how to write for a wide variety of erotic genres, where and how to submit your erotic writing, and more!
R. Greco is the non de plume of Ralph Greco. He is an ASCAP licensed songwriter, professional playwright, east coast correspondent/reviewer/interviewer for vintagerock.com, and the editor-in-chief of PornBizNews.com, the global latex fashion quarterly magazine, Von Gutenberg (as well as the editor-in-chief of its site), and "The Sex Files" weekly column at shortandsweetla.com and shortandsweetnyc.com. A professional copywriter Ralph has worked for clients around the world in and out of the adult field; from escort's web copy to restaurant food oil recycling businesses, to Naturopath's blogs to penning pieces for Ceasar Milan, Ralph covers the gambit with his SEO acumen.
Ralph's short fiction (erotic and 'straight' fiction) has been published in 7 countries, various anthologies and single author short story collections from Xcite Books in the U.K., C.F. Publications and with Renissance E Books. Ralph is also the co-host of an hour-long net talk program, "Peter Riot's Smack Talk", was a pre-school music teacher and has played his original music in concert festivals in Italy, the U.S. and England.
M.Christian has placed more than 400 stories in such titles as Best American Erotica, Best Gay Erotica, Best Fetish Eroticaand many magazines and websites too numerous to name. His short fiction has been collected into countless best sellers in a wide variety of genres including the Lambda Award finalist "Dirty Words" and other queer collections like "Filthy Boys" and his best-of-his-best gay erotica book, "Stroke the Fire." He also has collections of non-fiction (Welcome to Weirdsville, Pornotopia, and How To Write And Sell Erotica); science fiction, fantasy and horror (Love Without Gun Control); and erotic science fiction including Rude Mechanicals and the acclaimed Bachelor Machine; the erotic romance Brushes; the science fiction erotic novel Painted Doll and the controversial gay horror/thrillers Fingers Breadth and Me2.
Beyond these credits "Chris" to his friends (of which all who meet the guy for even mere minutes immediately are) is a noted anthologist and editor having worked on 25 anthologies to date, such as Best S/M Erotica series; Sherlock Holmes Erotica; The Burning Pen; The Mammoth Book of Future Cops, and The Mammoth Book of Tales of the Road. M.Christian is also the Associate Publisher for Renaissance E. Books and a sought after lecturer on subjects as diverse as writing and alternative sexuality (i.e. kinky stuff).
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