Ashley Nicole Hunter

Editor, Author, Priestess of Words

Category Archives: Home Life

Ten Points from Gryffindor

In the winter, I picked up a very pretty red-orange-yellow checkered chenille blanket from the HomeGoods Store. I was in the throes of re-reading the Harry Potter series and the … Continue reading

July 19, 2017 · 2 Comments

Suicide and Side Effects

Yesterday I picked up my medication at the pharmacist, and my husband and I continued our research into possible side effects of Citalopram, the pill I was prescribed. He’s been … Continue reading

July 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Depression, Anxiety, and Writing

When we’re going through difficult changes in our lives, it can be easy to explain away our feelings of sadness and anxiety. “Of course I’m shaking,” we tell ourselves, “my … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 · 2 Comments

Begin Again

  My first attempt at college was pretty disastrous. The year before I had been kicked out of my father’s house shortly after turning eighteen. My fiancé had just been … Continue reading

July 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Keeping House

After staying with us for the past four months, my little sister has moved out on her own. This means that for the first time in a long time, my … Continue reading

May 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

"Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination."

***Oscar Wilde

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“Being a writer is a very peculiar sort of a job: it's always you versus a blank sheet of paper (or a blank screen) and quite often the blank piece of paper wins.”

***Neil Gaiman

“Stand at the crossroads if you will, but if you'll not choose, I'll move on without you.”

***Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Dart

"The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery."

***Anais Nin