Ashlyn Chase stopped by RJ after hours
it weren't for positive thinking and belief in myself, I'd never
have become a published author. In the beginning, no one believed
in me but me. My husband thought this was another silly pipe dream.
My daughter just rolled her eyes and asked that I not tell her
friends. My mother-in-law begged me to take a pen name. I could
have let that stop me. I didn't.
us know we need to "think positive." Our thinking
influences how we feel and in turn what decisions and actions
we might lean toward.But what do you DO when you need positive
thinking the most and so many negative(s) things come at you?
Are you at the mercy of outside influences? Unless threatened,
There's something you don't know about me...
I have big ears.
about the people who have nothing and are still happy, or those
who have had so many obstacles to overcome that life seems completely
unfair yet they continue on. What keeps them going?
one thing, looking at the glass half full rather than obsessing
about the glass half empty and leaking. There's nothing like gratitude
for what you have. When my husband gave me one year to get published,
Me with my friend, Raven.
out, husbo. I want the driver's seat.
knew it was impossible and I made sure he knew he was being unreasonable.
But I made myself be grateful for that year. This is called "reframing."
And I worked my tail off!
I read everything
I could get my hands on to improve my craft. I wrote daily.
I asked for brutal critiques and was grateful when I received
them. I made revisions after revisions. On the very day the
year was up, I received news that I had been offered a contract.
Back when I was young and color film hadn't
been invented yet.
Me and Hubby standing in a tree....
wasn't my first manuscript that sold. It was my second. The first
one was a learning experience that I eventually realized wasn't
So, as soon
as I was a better writer, I forged ahead with a stronger story.
I took what I had learned and found ways to amp up the drama,
make the characters come alive, and add interesting twists.
My family (Awww...)
Me in my office where I spend most of my time.
is nothing like that "Ha ha, I did it and you doubted me"
feeling. By that time, my husband had reconsidered and become
a fan so I never said it out loud, still
(I told you I could,
I KNEW I COULD, and I DID!) Ha, ha.
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The Greek God of
wine, women, and party, falls off a balcony during Mardi
Gras in New Orleans. Now he has amnesia. All he knows
is that they call him Big D,' and he's a party animal
who drinks too much and ought to give up alcohol for Lent.
Mandy and Brandy
flashed Dionysus right before he fell. They're nice enough
to take him to an AA meeting, and then back to their homes
until he recovers his memory. Fortunately, they're not
too nice to be naughty. They all agree that replacing
a bad habit with a healthy one is the key to sobriety,
and what could be healthier than sex? Will he come between
friends before they know who he is? Will Zeus separate
all of them, forever?
the Book today!
|Love Cuffs By
Dalton Diaz , Ashlyn Chase
At thirty-eight, Hope Daniels is a Jersey cop with superhuman
hearing and a controlling mother. And she's about to marry
any sane woman's last choice of a groom. Right before
she walks down the aisle, she hears distant screams. Figuring
someone should be rescued, she bolts from her mother's
vision of a royal wedding. But when she breaks down the
door of a BDSM club, she's the one who winds up in handcuffs.
Dorian Markoff is intent on using
a hypnotist to wipe the beautiful cop's mind of his
and his club's existence. But the hypnotist
is in Vegas so a mad romp ensues, involving lots of
hot vanilla-ish sex that turns his BDSM lifestyle upside
Neither guesses what an adventure
it will be to find the hypnotist, avoid one unintentionally
snubbed Dominatrix, and explain it all to Hope's mother.
All while falling in love.
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