Friday, 30 October 2009

Jump or Fall?



This is sweet. Very very sweet. I am absolutely delighted to announce that my short story Jump or Fall?  has been chosen for inclusion in the mega-awesome Violet Blue's forthcoming erotica collection Sweet Love, due out in April 2010 from Cleis Press. A follow-up to her Sweet Life collections, this again is themed around loving couples exploring their wilder fantasies. D'you think that sounds soppy and vanilla? - Uh uh: this is Violet Blue, man! And one of my stories. There's nothing vanilla about Jump or Fall? I promise, though yes the couple are in love. Wildly in love. It's just there's this hair-raising issue standing between them and fulfilment...

Here's the official blurb for the book:
Looking to keep the heat? In Sweet Love, sex educator and bestselling author Violet Blue creates a world of lusty and in-love couples who live out their fantasies with fantastic results. She has an eye for talent and only allows the very best erotica in her anthologies: well written, truly sensual, and always with a sexy surprise. These powerful scenarios are recipes for romance that real couples can read and use as inspiration for memorable and no-holds-barred explorations of their own. The addictive, hot little shorts of this collection will have readers begging for spankings, breathtaking role-playing, exhibitionism, unexpected threesomes, and much, much more. Sweet Love's expertly crafted, explicit stories will really take you there. 

And Violet Blue is going to be guesting on the Oprah show sometime before publication. She may well give it a mention on air. How about that for my brush with fame? I feel giddy!

More details forthcoming as we approach publication...



9 comments:

Justine Elyot said...

Amazing! Congrats, Janine. Imagine seeing a book you're in on Oprah! I so hope that happens.

Janine Ashbless said...

Jeez you're fast, Justine! I was still fixing typos! Thanks tho'!

Erobintica said...

That's very exciting. This sounds like a great book.

There are rumors that Violet is going to give a talk at a campus near me something this fall - I've got my fingers crossed it's true.

Jeremy Edwards said...

Hooray! Big, big congrats, Janine!

Wow, Oprah!

And very cool that VB is adding to the Sweet Life series.

Janine Ashbless said...

Thanks Erobintica and Jeremy! I'm ithcing to know who else is the the lineup actually.

And I'd be fascinated to hear a lecture by Violet - she has info on sex and technology (and the combination) coming out of her ears. Actaully, that sounds horrible ... I mean she has SO MUCH stuff to share.
:-)

Jo said...

Oprah! The golden kiss of Oprah! I neve saw her talking about erotica, that's great. Maybe she'll sail the ship back into richer waters again.

Congrats, this is great news, and the book sounds like a definite buy.

Craig Sorensen said...

Outstanding! Sounds like an amazing collection!

Danielle said...

thats amazing..for both of you..violet and you janine:-)

Janine Ashbless said...

Thanks everyone!