Erotica 101 - #cconerotica

CatalystCon Rachel Kramer Bussel Saturday, September 15, 2012 9:00am-10:10am


  1. Professional erotica author and editor Rachel Kramer Bussel, editor of over 40 anthologies, will take you through the ins and outs of modern erotic writing, from getting started, finding your voice, writing against type, erotic love and lust letters, 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 magazines and anthologies. Whether you’re writing to that special someone, penning longtime fantasies, or want to earn cash for your dirty words, this workshop, taught by the editor of over a dozen erotic anthologies, is for you. Paper and writing implements will be provided.
  2. Rachel Kramer Bussel is an author, editor, blogger and event organizer. She is the editor of over 40 anthologies, including Irresistible, Going Down, Suite Encounters, Do Not Disturb, Women in Lust, Obsessed, Gotta Have It, Best Bondage Erotica 2011 and 2012, Orgasmic, Fast Girls, The Mile High Club, Spanked and Bottoms Up, as well as the nonfiction Best Sex Writing series. Her books have won 8 IPPY (Independent Publisher) Awards. Her erotica has been published in over 100 anthologies, including the Best American Erotica series and Zane’s Succulent: Chocolate Flava II and Purple Panties, and her writing about books, pop culture, sex and dating has been published widely, including The Daily Beast, The Frisky, Glamour, The Gloss, Inked, Jezebel, Mediabistro, Penthouse, The Root, Salon, Time Out New York, The Village Voice, xoJane and Zink.