Not only is Ashly a delight to work with, she is amazingly proficient. Her writing is clear, energetic and affective. She crafts communication materials quickly without sounding rushed or uninspired. I don’t think a working day went by when I wasn’t impressed with her abilities.

Katy Sewall

Program Director, Town Hall Seattle

IMG_3030How can I help you?

I graduated from Wellesley College and have earned certificates from the University of Washington in editing (2015), memoir (2009), and fundraising management (2001). With experience as a communications manager, development officer, teacher, facilitator, birth doula, administrative assistant, and more, I’ve worn many hats in my career. My favorite part of any job has centered around creating engaging communications, compelling narrative, and coherent documents. I am devoted to preserving the integrity of the written word. I have experience writing and editing a wide variety of publications including:

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  • fiction and memoir
  • event descriptions and calendars
  • case studies
  • annual reports
  • grant proposals
  • fundraising appeals
  • biographies
  • how-to/manuals
  • newsletters
  • web pages
  • flyers/advertising copy
  • catalogues
  • client experience stories 
  • movie and book reviews

Whatever your project, let me assist you in finding the right voice and approach to hook your audience. Whether you need assistance developing a concept, producing copy, organizing content, or eliminating error, I can help.