How NY Times Bestselling Author Ashley Poston Writes


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New York Times bestselling author, Ashley Poston, spoke to me about her pivot away from YA, the importance of fan fiction, and her paranormal romance debut "The Dead Romantics."

Ashley Poston’s bestselling YA novels have been featured by Teen Vogue, Entertainment Weekly, Buzzfeed, and more.

Her highly-anticipated pivot to romance is The Dead Romantics, a story about a millennial ghostwriter who believes romance is dead, a humorous and heartfelt novel with a fresh, slightly supernatural hook.

The New York Times Bestseller and Good Morning America Book Club Pick has been called "‘While You Were Sleeping’ meets ‘Six Feet Under,'" by the NY Times, and bestselling author Emma Straub called it, "Smart, quick, and absolutely bubbling over with love for the genre of romance itself. Delicious.”

Ashley Poston has spent the last decade in the publishing industry as a social media coordinator, a marketing designer, and finally an author.

Stay calm and write on ...

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In this file Ashley Poston and I discussed:

  • Her work behind the curtain in publishing
  • What it's like to be a GMA Book Club Pick
  • How to stay in love with writing
  • Why graveyards have curfews
  • The power of deadlines
  • And a lot more!

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Show Notes:

The Dead Romantics by Ashley Poston (Amazon Affiliate)

Ashley Poston Amazon Author Page (Amazon Affiliate)

How New York Times Bestselling Author & Mortician Caitlin Doughty Writes

Ashley Poston on Twitter

Ashley Poston on Instagram

Kelton Reid on Twitter

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