Ashley Paul is a hopeless wanderer, baker, runner, and photographer. She is passionate about supporting high school juniors and seniors to write compelling stories for their post-secondary careers. Her favorite genres are young adult, literary fiction, and memoir.
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The Concerned Optimist: 2022

A new year brings a wealth of refocusing, determination, and reflection. For some, the past two years, the past seven years, and well beyond have been difficult. I share some thoughts about 2022 for you to consider.   Midterm Elections I am concerned about the outcome of the national midterm elections. Historically, the midterm elections have …

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Review: Sometimes I Trip On How Happy We Could Be by Nichole Perkins

CW: Sexual assault, abusive parental relationship, stalking Depending on your music listening style, you will almost immediately recognize the title, Sometimes I Trip On How Happy We Could Be. It is a lyric from “If I Was Your Girlfriend” by Prince, which is the author Nichole Perkins’ favorite song by the royal purple one. Beyonce …

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