Coming up Sept 24th on a private yahoo loop – Why Kink
Do you like to write BDSM? Do you want to learn more about the lifestyle from a real DOM? Check out the class coming up in informedwriter yahoo loop on 9/24 with Sascha Illyvich called Why Kink. Class cost is $20.00 and will run M-F. The instructor will post lessons around 1p eastern and will be available off and on during the day for questions. Payment needs to be made to me by paypal at firstname.lastname@example.org before midnight 9/23 to be eligible for class. Class will be held via yahoo loop. For questions email me at email@example.com. This is the prequel to my BDSM for Romance Authors class.
In October I’ll be teaching online for Outreach International Romance Writers of America chapter.
ates: October 1 – 15, 2012
Fee: OIRW Member $10 Non-Member $15
In this workshop, learn the ins and outs of character creation from a side of romance we rarely hear from, the male romance reader/writer! Kinky Erotic Romance author Sascha Illyvich shares with us tips on how to create more memorable heroes, avoid some common pitfalls and have more fun with our writing!
What you’ll learn from this class:
Male Archetypes and how they affect our characters
How (il)logical men think and why they act the way they do
How to take any male character from any movie/story and modify him to fit your story
How to get your man to express his true “self”
What men REALLY care about and how to work with that for your characters*
A man’s self view*
The GAY MALE Viewpoint*
The Male Cycle of Emotions and how it compares to the female cycle of emotions
A man’s journey in life
What men really think
Sascha started writing thirteen years ago, releasing poetry and an occasional short erotica story before focusing on kinky erotic romance in various subgenres. His books have been listed under the Road to Romance’s Recommended read list, as well nominated for the CAPA.
He is also the host of the Unnamed Romance Show on Radio Dentata and continue to write for Renaissance E-books, and Total E-bound. Readers can find his work, plus free reads at
He is also part of the WriteSex Panel, a blog group that’s defining erotica for writers in any genre! Find us at www.writesex.net
Workshops are open to all. You do not have to be a RWA member.
To register, go to
For more information, contact Maria Connor, 2012 OIRW Campus Coordinator.