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My writing journey, “interesting” fun facts, and more

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Ashley Broadwater, author, in a floral dress standing by a lake during sunset. #ashleybroadwater #sunset
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Table of Contents

  1. Who I Am
  2. My Writing Journey
  3. My Writing on Medium
  4. More Fun Facts About Me
  5. My Future Dreams
  6. Where You Can Find Me Online

Who I Am


I could talk about these books for days — and let’s be honest, most are YA fiction or mysteries (obviously)

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A person reads in the bathtub. The tub has a wooden tray across it and is filled with slices of fruit. #reading #readinthebath #bathtub #bathtime #books #read
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HOW I DID IT

Tips and tricks I wish I knew earlier as a freelance writer

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A woman sits on her bed while working on her laptop. She blows into her mug to cool down her drink.
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You may not have heard of or realized the harm in some of these unhealthy signs.

Two people appear to be arguing outside. #fight #argument #couple #relationship #dating #unhealthyrelationship #redflags
Two people appear to be arguing outside. #fight #argument #couple #relationship #dating #unhealthyrelationship #redflags
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1. Possessiveness

What it can look like


Professional and personal advice for imposter syndrome, and how the pandemic can worsen it

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A woman wears a white shirt, sunglasses, and a floppy hat. She smiles and rests her hand under her chin while looking up at the sun. #happy #confident #beautiful #sunlight
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Use food from home to create safe and naturally dyed eggs

A bowl of naturally dyed eggs surrounded by jars of dye. Colors included are yellow, burgandy, gray, rust, and black.
A bowl of naturally dyed eggs surrounded by jars of dye. Colors included are yellow, burgandy, gray, rust, and black.
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Reminders and next steps that can improve the relationship or help you find a better fit

Two people sit in chairs across from each other. One seems unsure or uncomfortable, looking away while the other stares. #therapy
Two people sit in chairs across from each other. One seems unsure or uncomfortable, looking away while the other stares. #therapy
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Watch out for these unhealthy signs and know you deserve a partner who loves you wholeheartedly.

A couple sits on a bench together. One looks away, frustrated, and the other holds his head in his hands, exasperated. #argument #fight #relationships #dating #couple #disagreement
A couple sits on a bench together. One looks away, frustrated, and the other holds his head in his hands, exasperated. #argument #fight #relationships #dating #couple #disagreement
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Routine, self-love practices, professionals, and goals are crucial

A teen works on her laptop; her mom sits next to her. #parenting #teens #school #education #family #mom
A teen works on her laptop; her mom sits next to her. #parenting #teens #school #education #family #mom
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Plus pitching advice, encouragement, and editorial contacts

A man puts a few $100 bills in his wallet while sitting next to his laptop and passport. #money #writing #freelancewriting #freelancewriters #publications #laptop
A man puts a few $100 bills in his wallet while sitting next to his laptop and passport. #money #writing #freelancewriting #freelancewriters #publications #laptop
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