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Photo credit: Nick Turner

The “indubitably” honest Ashley Ford

Ashley Ford - writer, blogger and speaker from Brooklyn by way of Indianapolis. Ashley is part of the Harnisch Foundation team and a former staff writer at BuzzFeed LGBT.

Mar 22, 2015 · 6 min read

If you were me, interviewing you, what would you start with?

And what would be the answer?

You mention on Capioca that you’re anticipating your first time leaving the country — what are your plans?

What is your story?

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What can you see right now?

What was the last thing you wrote?

Can you describe a typical day?

You write incredibly honestly and personally, why did you start doing this?

Which 5 Things blog post was the hardest to write?

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Do you think your writing has changed over time?

Whose words have had the most impact on you?

What is your favourite word?

What are your favourite blogs/magazines and why?

What would you change about the literary scene?

If you could have dinner with any writer from history, who would it be and what would you ask them?

Tell us one thing we would be surprised to know about you.

Who do you believe is brave and why?

What are you creating right now and what would you love to create in the future?

What inspired your photography and how is it going? Do you have other passions? What else do you do to escape?

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I do enjoy long walks. I’ve never had an issue a long walk couldn’t help me process.

If you were president, what would be the first thing you would do?

You’ve finished the interview — what are you going to do now?

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Ashley and her partner, Kelly

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