Monday, May 28, 2007

It's catch-up day

Usually, during the week I write as much as possible, keep up with e-mails, do the errands and housework (blech) and that seems to eat up the day. At night I spend time with my wonderful hubby.

This week wonderful hubby had surgery. It's been a very strange week. I don't think I got more than one scene written and that was while I was in the hospital cafeteria. I do weight watchers, so I worried that all that hospital food would add weight, but I worried off a pound. LOL.

I stayed at the Holiday Inn within walking distance, but I neglected to bring a toothbrush, change of clothes or deoderant. LOL. Thank God I had my laptop in a bag or I would have felt like I was meeting someone at the No-tell motel!

Anyway, wonderful hubby is home now and mending. Now, I have to get back to writing to feel "normal" and I have 4 books I'm working on at once! So that's what I'm gonna do.


Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Just when I think it can't get any better!

Look at this latest review snippet! I get so excited when my silly stories make people laugh.

Gotta Write Network

Being Randy

Being Randy is the best comedy I've read so far this year. Ms. Chasehad me laughing from the first page to the last. Randy gives you afresh look at everything...To be perfectly honest I can't wait to readthis one again. Ms. Chase has definitely been placed on my automaticbuy list!

5 out of 5 Quills.
©Reviewed by Debbie H.May 17, 2007

Friday, May 11, 2007

I got tagged...again!

Blog tag. A game going on all over the net. I was tagged a couple of months ago on myspace, but this is a new one. I'm supposed to list 8 freaky (only 8?) things about myself on my blog that no one else knows. Since my husband knows everything, I'll have to make that nobody minus one.

1) I can drink a sailor under the table (and have!)
2) I'm cheap. I consider bargain hunting a sport!
3) I'd rather e-mail than talk on the phone. I absolutely HATE the telephone!
4) I can do the sexiest, most sultry voice you've ever heard.
5) I've considered working for those 900 numbers, despite hating the damn phone.
6) I forget.
7) I can forgive easily. Forgetting isn't much of a problem either.
8) I get freaked out by those forwarded e-mails that say "send this to 5 of your closest friends or____ fill in dire consequences here.

Sunday, May 6, 2007

About that week long party!

I never posted anything about the convention I went to last week! With a new book release, final edits and several new projects in the works, I almost forgot! And next week I'll be doing my Red Cross thing, so I'd better squeeze this in today before it's old news. LOL.

The convention was a blast! Ellora's Cave really went all out for us! First they brought their male cover models who signed their gorgwous calendars and gave them away for free! (Drool.)
We (their authors) were escorted across the stage by said hunky male models as we were introduced to the crowd. (Must have been about 1,000 people at the kick-off party.) I've never felt biceps like that! Picture perfectly smooth tree trunks! Yikes! My escort was Mr. Romance himself, Jason Santiago!

After that we danced and schmoozed, had the opportunity to get our pictures taken with the models. Then we got caught up in a game of giving the most autographs to fans who won big bags of prizes. And that was just day one!!!

Every day was full of fun and surprises, but my favorite thing of all was being able to meet so many friends I've known on-line and give them all warm hugs. I couldn't imagine having a better time.

I can't wait for the next one when it comes to Pittsburgh! I think it might be close enough to drive to so I can fill my car up with promos and go spend a week reveling in romance! I'll also have my books in print to sign next year! I came home with no less than 45 books this year! Yikes!!! My luggage was lucky to sneak under the weight requirements for the plane ride home!

Wednesday, May 2, 2007

New release today!

I'm so psyched! My second Ellora's Cave book is coming out today, Wednesday, May 2nd! :-D

Being Randy
Ashlyn Chase

A randy coyote howling at the moon from a hilltop is struck by lightning. Though a shapeshifter, he’s had no use for his human form. When struck, he changes to survive but sadly can’t change back. Unprepared for life as a man, he walks naked into civilization to find food, shelter and discrimination!

Nurse Sky meets Randy in the psychiatric ward. Where else would an under-socialized naked man who claims to be a coyote wind up? Sky’s Apache ancestry tells her to believe him and she breaks him out of the hospital. But what do you do with a charming coyote stuck in a randy man suit?

By the way, my other Ellora's Cave release, Vampire Vintage, is kicking butt! Here are some of the review snippets!

Vampire Vintage - A must read!Ellora's CaveVampire Romance

Action, suspense, hot love scenes, humor, wit, dysfunctional families, vampires, extra paranormal characters, and just plain great writing make this story a must read. I really liked this book, Ashlyn Chase had me laughing in all the right spots and holding my breath in others, the chemistry between her characters was perfect.
Reviewed by Catherine Smith, ParaNormalRomance.orgPosted March 31, 2007

Ashlyn Chase has written a vampire romance with her tongue firmly in her cheek… Although full of fun and laughs, this is a story with a great plot, some hot sex scenes and characters that leap from the pages. The reader will enjoy all the surprises Ms. Chase pulls out to entertain and give the story a lot of pep and sizzle. Go get this story right away, you will not regret it.
5 Hearts –
Valerie, reviewer for Love Romances and More