Elizabeth Ashman

Elizabeth Ashman


I write both non-fiction and fiction books with a local setting. My first historical novel The de Lacy Inheritance, was published by Myrmidon Books in June 2010. �My second novel, An Honourable Estate, was published in 2012 and By Loyalty Bound – the story of the mistress of Richard III was published in 2013. My work has appeared in publications as diverse as My Weekly, People’s Friend, Take a Break Fiction Feast,The Lady,The Times and Top Gear. My first publication was in Diana when I was just eleven years old! My first story was published in Pony Annual in 1972 when I was in my early teens. Read extracts and find out more on my website: www.elizabethashworth.com Publications:



Historical Fiction and Local Interest

Publications & Performance History

The de Lacy Inheritance (Myrmidon Books 2010) Lancashire: Who Lies Beneath? (Countryside Books 2009) Tales of Old Lancashire (Countryside Books 2007) Champion Lancastrians (Sigma Press 2006) An Honourable Estate (2012) By Loyalty Bound (Pen&Sword Fiction 2013) By Loyalty Bound – the story of the mistress of Richard III. Watch the trailer:�http://youtu.be/ZW9NeOKnhlk Short stories and articles in magazines too numerous to mention.

Workshop & Reading Experience

I work as a tutor for the Open College of the Arts.


please contact me

Group size preference

no preference

Group age preference

no preference.

Working languages


Area prepared to travel

north west

Other information

I am willing to talk to groups and libraries about my work. I also have some experience teaching creative writing and running workshops.