Ashley, On Writing
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Ashley, On Writing

How to Write a Compelling Personal Essay

They say the personal essay is dead, but they’re dead wrong.

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Recently, an article about how the personal essay was dead was sent to me on social media. The article, written three years ago, details the decline of websites that use to traffic in the kind of personal essay that spun around the internet about five years ago or more. The detailed…

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Ashley Shannon

Ashley Shannon

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Thirty something queer mom of two, one with autism. Lover of sushi, coffee, and wine. Living a life of travel. Top Writer ashleyshannononmedium@gmail.com