About Book Editor and Author Ashley R. Carlson:
Ashley is an award-winning author, professional book editor, and book and content ghostwriter living in Phoenix, Arizona where she runs her business Utopia Editing & Ghostwriting Services.
Ashley has an ACES Certificate of Editing from Poynter News University, and graduated with a 3.79 GPA and Summa cum Laude Honors status from Arizona State University with a BA in Psychology.
She is a member of the Editorial Freelancers Association and American Copy Editors Society.
She is a frequent contributing writer to award-winning websites Better Novel Project, Blots & Plots and Arizona Foothills Magazine, and is Head Editor and blog writer for Midnight Publishing, LLC in Phoenix, Arizona.
She was awarded Self-Publishing Review's Grand Prize and First Prize in Fiction 2015 for her novel, THE CHARISMATICS, Self-Publishing Review's Silver Award for the sequel, THE AUTHORITY, and is a B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree for Excellence in Self-Publishing.
Ashley has successfully helped clients like North Phoenix's Luminosity Spray Tans, Annapolis and Jacksonville Beach's The Tan Cabana, and Ridgeway's Over the Top Boutique rank on the front page of Google through her blogging, SEO-optimization, and social media management services.
She has also assisted her editing and ghostwriting clients from first drafts to favorably reviewed publications and Amazon bestseller status--find her clients'
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And what, you ask, does writing teach us? First and foremost, it reminds us that we are alive and that is a gift and a privilege, not a right. -Ray Bradbury