Welcome to the website of Janine Ashbless. I'm a writer of fantasy and paranormal erotica and - more rarely - scorching romantic adventure. I like to write about magic and myth and mystery, dangerous power dynamics, borderline terror, and the not-quite-human. And hot filthy sex, obviously...
Romance Novel: Second in the Book of the Watchers trilogy
I'm so excited that the second in my fallen angel series, In Bonds of the Earth, is soon to be released! March 2017 is the date!
To my absolute delight I am immortalised on the "Islands of Erotica" in the Map of Literature
by artist Martin Vargic
. You should so buy this awesome best-seller of a book!
I will be attending Eroticon 2017, on the 4th-5th March 2016 in London.
Erotic Novel: Second in the Lovers' Wheel quartet
Three Poems: On Erotic Vocabulary, Minotaur and Song for Whoeveryone
Short Story: The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Romantic Novel: First book in The Watchers trilogy
"You've hardly started on his secrets": Blog-tour roundup #2
This is the fun bit of a blog tour - I finally get to share all the super-sekret things I have been hoarding about my book! (Well, some secrets, because there are way more to come; just you wait for Bk.3!😈)
|Félix-Hilaire Buhot (1847-1898), Illustration for 'Le Diable Amoureux' (The Devil in Love)|
On Jennifer Denys' blog you can read about what goes into writing the second book of a trilogy. I'm normally clueless about writing tips for aspiring authors, but this is what works for me.
And on Samantha MacLeod's blog you can read an interview with my heroine Milja in which I torture her a bit more, because I can't get enough of making her life difficult in my plots ...
Actually that may be a writing tip: TORTURE YOUR CHARACTERS!