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The two worlds of publishing

by Ashley Ferguson on February 23, 2021 in Uncategorized

I got the nicest rejection letter today. I’ve heard writers say that the sting begins to go away after so many. I think I am up to five and maybe they’re right.  No means not right now. I am still going. Send me good vibes, please. I want an agent that believes in me, sees […]

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What does it take to become a self-published author?

by Ashley Ferguson on February 8, 2021 in Uncategorized

It has been on my heart for some time to share all of the things I’ve learned as a black self-published author. Why do I distinguish myself as a black self-published author versus just a self-published author. Well for one, I am black. For two, as long as publishing is disproportionately white, black self-published authors […]

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I am not a brand.

by Ashley Ferguson on September 30, 2020 in Uncategorized

"How could I fit in everything that I am now, into that place?" -Orithiya Blue/Hipplolyta from Lovecraft Country SN: I know I am not the only one obsessed with this episode and Lovecraft Country in general. I have been a marketer for more than ten years. I understand branding and the importance of framing a [...]

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