Sunday, September 23, 2007

Mixed-gender and Women-only Erotic Writing Workshops

Declare Your Erotic -
Mixed-gender and Women-only Erotic Writing Workshops
Fall sessions begin October 2 and 3!

A few spaces still available in each group!

Won't you join us?

* Tuesday evenings: Declaring Our Erotic meets October 2-November 27.
Open to folks of all sexualities and all genders!

* Wednesday mornings: Women Declare Our Erotic meets October 3-
November 28. Open to all women.

Get more comfortable exploring and talking about sexual desires, while practicing explicit erotic writing. Designed for anyone who's ever considered writing erotic stories or writing about sex, or who'd like to get more comfortable doing so. In this group, we write in response to exercises that engage or invoke various aspects of our erotic, sexual and sensual selves, in a safe and confidential group
of peers.

Transform your relationship with your writing and with yourself. No previous writing experience necessary -- Open all writing abilities!

Workshops held in downtown San Francisco. Cost for 8-week session is $200. To register, write Jen at jennifer(at)writingourselveswhole(dot)org or visit
About your facilitator: Jen Cross is a freelance erotic writer whose work has been published in numerous anthologies, and has facilitated erotic writing workshops for the past 5 years. She received her MA in Transformative Language Arts from Goddard College, and is certified in the the Amherst Writers & Artists workshop method (

Sunday, September 16, 2007

Men In The Sex Industry

Seeking essays around 2,000-5,000 words (flexible) that address experiences of men working in various areas of the sex industry. This includes but is not limited to dancers, escorts, street-based workers, porn industry employees, webcam folks, strip club janitors, and other forms of sex work. There will be a broad rang of sex work represented and I'm open to an expansive definition of male experience, including trans folks of various gender identities. The book is being edited by Kirk Read, a sex worker and sex industry health activist.

Deadline Jan 15 2008.

Sunday, September 09, 2007

Promo Op

Jolie du Pre is looking for erotica authors to write an essay: Are you a TOP, a BOTTOM or a SWITCH? And WHY?

Essays will be published at The Blushing Ladies Journal.

More details here.