(w)rote

Ashley
Making sense of things in public.
Created 03 Jul 2020
15
Posts
28
Likes
6
Comments
0
Mentions
  • Creating an Archive of Self — An Interview with Meghan Watson.
    01 Oct 2021 • 13 min read
    Hello, I have a question. If we know ourselves better than anyone else, so why don’t we trust ourselves more? And what does trusting and being accountable to ourselves look like? A few weeks ago, I sp...
  • Mind, Body, and Soul - An interview with Ashleah Nelson.
    03 Aug 2021 • 11 min read • 1 0
    Hello friends, This month’s newsletter is late because of the unpredictable nature of life. I made a big life move last weekend and was consumed both physically and emotionally that I didn’t have the ...
  • An exercise in joy.
    01 Jul 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    I’ve been thinking about my relationship with work and time and how there never seems to be enough to do the work. 24 hours is hardly enough time to think about the work, work up the courage to attemp...
  • Bravo, Bravo, Bravo - An interview with Dr. Racquel Gates.
    01 Jun 2021 • 14 min read
    Hello, This month’s newsletter is my favorite one so far. I talk to Dr. Racquel Gates, an Associate Professor of Cinema and Media Studies at the College of Staten Island, CUNY. Dr. Gates has written a...
  • A Story About Self - An Interview with Chika Okoli
    01 May 2021 • 12 min read
    Welcome to what is undeniably the best month of the year. I am back with another interview, and this time I’m talking to my beautiful friend Chika Okoli. Chika is a producer, filmmaker, photographer, ...
  • Meet a Maker: Chuma Asuzu
    01 Apr 2021 • 9 min read • 3 3
    Newsletter writing is grueling. I oftentimes feel like, at the end of each month, I have to mine my mind for profound insights or funny quips to share. I think what makes it particularly hard for some...
  • A note about March
    01 Mar 2021 • 4 min read
    February went by quickly, but it feels like I was last here (writing this newsletter) much longer than a month ago. Since the last time I was here, I’ve been bowled over by exhaustion so relentless th...
  • Joyful, Joyful.
    01 Feb 2021 • 2 min read • 4 0
    It’s February. And I don’t think I’m the only one who suddenly feels as if this is the true beginning of 2021. January seemed like a test run that we will quickly forget. If, like me, you are starting...
  • Take only what you need
    01 Jan 2021 • 2 min read • 1 1
    I found myself exhausted for a good part of 2020, yes it was the damn pandemic. But it was also a result of my belief that to succeed, overextending myself was necessary. I wanted to fit everything in...
  • The Internet Is For All of Us
    01 Dec 2020 • 5 min read • 3 0
    Subscribing to and reading newsletters on Substack has become like second nature to me. A lot of people know and have said that the good writing, and the journalists who don’t want to be edited, are h...
  • View More on Substack »