The Next Big Author Thing For Life Before The Lottery

News From Freshly Pressed Published Author Ashlee Bratton The number one question people have asked me during the last two weeks while launching Life Before The Lottery: Living Beyond the Bucket into the published and public world is, “When’s the … Continue reading

Daring Greatly

An acquaintance I met years ago recently tagged me in a post of a video on vulnerability. Specifically Dr. Brene Brown’s follow up from her appearance and presentation on Ted Talk that went viral on her take and study on … Continue reading

When Things Go Amiss – The Launch of a Book

In just a few hours there will be a pre-release party, just one of several events launching the Life Before The Lottery: Living Beyond The Bucket book into the realm of public view. Eight months after the initial Kickstart, the … Continue reading

Are You Pursuing Something That’s Worth Pursuing?

You are a pursuer. The Declaration of Independence recognizes and declares the fact that we were endowed by our Creator for the pursuit of happiness. But what exactly is that? In pursuit of happiness, what are you pursuing? There’s a … Continue reading

The Going Through Process

Life is a process. Boom–that was deep. After going to a recent author’s conference and soaking in tips from the experts like a sponge, I have been thinking a lot about the processes of writing and publishing. Then that got … Continue reading

30 Day Update On The 30×30 Publishing Project

30 Day Update: Life After Kickstarter It’s been 30 days since I sat in the chair in my living room staring at the computer screen, pinching myself after hearing the news that the 30×30 publishing project on Kickstarter was fully … Continue reading

KICKSTARTER SUCCESS! A Reason To Smile. (And Smile BIG!)

I told myself I would not be a clock watcher. This morning I woke up to post my last update, ┬áplea, and posting in the 30×30 fundraising campaign and then told myself I would NOT sit there and anxiously watch … Continue reading