Welcome! I'm hosting a scavenger hunt in association with my Beyond the Garden book launch party. Don't know about the party? Hop on over to my Facebook Author Page and join the fun. To show off my new website, I decided to host a scavenger hunt to help you...read more
Recognize this scenario? You’ve written several chapters in your WIP when you come to the realization that the chapter you are currently working on is where your novel actually begins. Don’t sweat it. This happens all the time. I know what you’re thinking,...read more
One family learns that love is the greatest miracle of all—from USA Today bestselling author Bette Lee Crosby. Aspiring journalist Meghan Briggs has always been the responsible one in the family. So when her father passes away unexpectedly, leaving behind his at-risk...read more
Ignore the Experts In beginning work on a new project, I’ve been giving a lot of thought to opening scenes. Have you ever attended a session at a writer’s conference where a panel of professionals critiques first pages from works in progress from members...read more
Louisa Clark arrives in New York ready to start a new life, confident that she can embrace this new adventure and keep her relationship with Ambulance Sam alive across several thousand miles. She steps into the world of the superrich, working for Leonard Gopnik and...read more
What do you see when you look in the mirror? Do you see all the wrinkles and broken capillaries in your face or do you, like me, see an unflawed version of you created in your mind to protect your ego? In looking at photographs of myself, I’m reminded of the dark...read more
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Consistently at the top of Kindle and Audible bestseller lists for four years, Ashley Farley has built an impressive following in women's fiction for someone who was a “closet writer” until the moment she clicked publish on Amazon. Her self-published books are written about women and for women, with many of her fans being just like her—mothers with grown children who rarely find heroines of the same age depicted in women's fiction. Readers will discover something of themselves through her characters. Her novels promise a dash of romance and a heaping of Southern-style family drama.