Chase the Fairytale

November 16, 2017

Chase the Fairytale, It Does Exist. This year, I’ve either written, conceptualized or published a myriad of business related books on behalf of my publishing company 13th & Joan. I’ve also been diligent in writing about many of those concepts and sharing them to empower my subscribers through my blogs…

I’ve Got the Keys: Thriving in Writing and In Real Life

November 3, 2017

I’ve been writing for a very long time, actually for as long as I can remember. The funny thing is that in recent years, I began to discover that many of the coveted principles that I use to achieve the goal of writing a book are seamlessly applicable to attaining…

Your Words Have Power: 5 Reasons You Should Be Writing A Book Now!

October 9, 2017

Your Words Have Power Every new morning is filled with new possibilities. It is my belief that one of those possibilities that we should grab by the horns, is writing a book, and vowing to tell our stories. We deserve to be heard more now than ever. Inevitably, the world…

Ardre|Orie Announces The Author’s Masterclass Tour

September 1, 2017

For the past year, I have been strategizing US Book Tours for my amazing clients at 13th & Joan Publishing House. I have learned so much and throughout that time, continued to coach aspiring authors towards realizing their dreams. I’ve been so inspired by the outpouring of authors who write…

Stop Playing. Write Now!

May 22, 2017

Your Words Have Power Every new morning is filled with new possibilities. It is my belief that one of those possibilities that we should grab by the horns is writing a book and vowing to tell our stories. We deserve to be heard more now than ever. Inevitably, the world…

Turn the Page

April 21, 2017

When was the last time you read an average book? Chances are, you don’t really recall. As a writer, I am always finding new parallels between writing, the characters that I create and real life. In all honesty, living life is a lot like reading a book. Unlike the characters…

No Excuse Will Do

March 6, 2017

One More Reason to Chase Your Dream Now This photo depicts a beautiful story that unravels in a ironic way. The young lady whose shoulder I have rested my hand upon is a Chef. Her mother named her Ashalah. Together, they created Kid Chef Dreams, a budding enterprise of kid…

Ardre Orie Recognized as A Changemaker by Black Celebrity Giving

March 3, 2017

All, I’ve ever wanted was to make a difference. I can finally say that I am walking in purpose. About 6 years ago, I resolved that purpose must be rooted in service. We must hear the calling to serve others before being able to delight in purpose. That said, I…

True Colors

February 20, 2017

Confident women, don’t compete. My life has been bursting at the seams with new opportunities, simply due to the abundance of collaboration with other like minded women. I absolutely love women because I feel like there is so much that we endure. I personally understand how much effort goes into…

A|Orie Cosmetics Featured on Buzzfeed

February 15, 2017

I woke up this morning to discover that A|Orie Cosmetics was featured in the Buzzfeed article “12 Brown Girl Approved Red Lipstick” for our signature red lipstick “Taraji”!  You can imagine my excitement. I was surprised and honored to say the least. I am most excited about the promise of our company’s growth. I…