Ashley R. Carlson

Ashley R. Carlson

About Ashley R. Carlson

Ashley R. Carlson grew up wanting a talking animal friend and superpowers, and when that didn’t happen, she decided to write them into existence. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with three (non-talking) pets and one overactive imagination. Her debut novel, a young adult fantasy entitled "The Charismatics," can be found on Amazon or through her website at Ashley is obsessed with Yelping to find local restaurants, fostering animals from nearby shelters, and the Real Housewives of...anywhere. She also loves to hear from you!
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3 Tips from a Published Author on Handling Book Reviews

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3 Free Workbooks to Help You Become a Better Author

As head editor of Midnight Publishing for the past few years and an award-winning author, I’ve spent my fair share of time scouring the internet for ways to become a better writer, editor, and reader. It’s my firm belief that […]

3 Strategies Authors Can Use to Master Networking

As a locally based self-published author (and editor with Midnight Publishing; contact us today for a free sample and to discuss your project!), I of all people can understand what a chaotic schedule and a busy hobby and/or career of […]

6 Things to Remember for a Successful Self-Published Book Launch

Well, I did it again—self-published the second book in my award-winning fantasy book series (you can find all of my books here on Amazon!), ordered paperbacks and uploaded the e-book version to Amazon, hosted a release party and signing, entered […]

Maintaining Boundaries with Your Readers: How, When, and Why?

I’m writing this post about maintaining boundaries with your readers (aka your fans, the general public, social media subscribers, people who know of you but that you don’t regularly see in person) on the tail-end of Kim Kardashian’s armed robbery […]