Character Development

I think as writers we pray for a foolproof formula when it comes to creating characters and plot, but the truth is there is no perfect plan. Although, I can…

Welcome to the Family!

Hi Everyone! I want to introduce myself. I am Ashley of the byAshleyDannie Brand. The name came from technically my middle name, which is actually Danielle, but apparently Ashley Danielle…

History

It’s funny how we try and carve out pieces of history to put on display— trying to capture what happened in all the dusty, muddy details. I wonder how our…

Humility

I’m so stupid. A new country with my inflated American ego, thinking I could navigate easily. I turned down an alleyway, but it was lined with vendors and it was…