Workshops & Presentations



Laura teaching one of many workshops
Laura teaching one of many workshops

Interested in having me come and present a workshop at your event?

So am I!

I offer workshops rated “G” to “XXX.”

I also offer writing workshops and several weekend intensives, including Passionate Bonds, a special weekend event designed for people who enjoy authentic power dynamics and D/s, who want to consciously create quality relationships that suit their personal hungers and needs in the context of the real world.

Writing Workshops: Suitable for colleges, conferences & bookstores

    • Romancing with Words: Erotic Writing for Beginners
    • Unsafe Words: Exercises to Jazz Up Your Sex Writing
    • Writing Erotica Professionally
    • It’s a Long Story: Writing An Erotic Series
    • Playing God: Creating a Fictional World and Its Bible

books-at-deskRated G: Suitable for Marketplace Fans & Other Readers


  • The Marketplace as a Model
  • Marketplace Mavens: A Gathering For True Fans
  • Tops Are From Gor; Bottoms Are From Roissy
  • Storytelling As Negotiation (taught with Karen Taylor)
  • Avadim Hayinu: Once We Were Slaves, a Passover Seder for the Kink-Inclined (taught with Karen Taylor)

Rated PG: Suitable for Sexually Inquisitive Audiences

  • Be Gentle, It’s My First Time: Going to Your First Event
  • Romantic Surrender: Adding Dominance & Submission to Your Life
  • Romancing with Words: Erotic Writing for Beginners
  • Tell Me What You Want, What You Really Really Want
  • Don’t Dream It; Be It: Fantasies and Role Playing for the Shy
  • There’s a Name For That? Exploring the Fabulous World of Fetishes

Rated R: Suitable for Sexually Adventurous Audiences

  • The Way of It: Establishing and Maintaining Protocol Within Relationships
  • Have a Cookie! Using Rewards in your SM Relationships
  • For Your Own Good: Using Punishment in your SM Relationships
  • Unscheduled Maintenance: Keeping your SM Relationship Purring (with Kim Attica)
  • Creative Disobedience: The Art of Being a Wiseass
  • SUBvert the DOMinant Paradigm: Alternative Models for D/S Relationships
  • Meet the Parents; Familial Relationships in SM & Play
  • The Service-Oriented Submission Workshops (one for tops, one for bottoms)
  • Whatever YOU Want: The Lifestyle of a Pleasure Slave
  • Inconceivable! When What You Thought Would Never Happen… Happens
  • Too Kinky for Words: Playing Way Off the Edge
  • Ask Me If I Care: Tough Love for the Kinky
  • The Revenge of the Middle Aged Guard
  • That Ain’t Necessarily So: Lies, Exaggerations and Silly Shit You Keep Hearing in the Scene

Rated XXX: Workshops for Serious Players

  • Serious Players: Taking Responsibility for Your Choices
  • Designing A Personal Protocol
  • Service with a Smile: Tactics for Overcoming Temporary Obstacles in
    Being Your Best
  • SERVICE DEVELOPMENT: Making Yourself Ready to Serve
  • BEYOND BOSSY: Making a Place for Service in Your Life
  • So You Want to Be a Trainer – Really?

laura_antoniou_workshopsWeekend Intensives: from Passionate Bonds to Marketplace-themed weekends for groups

I can teach classes at your conference, or work with you to customize these workshops for particular groups of themes. From “introduction to kinky sex” classes in your local business to weekend intensives on dominance & submission for your local BDSM group; a special presentation for your college class to a weekend for devoted Marketplace fans, complete with behind the scenes glimpses and a writing workshop for fan fiction — let’s talk! My rates are reasonable: Write to Laura(at)lantoniou(dot)com or visit the Hire Laura page for details on how to bring me to your part of the world.