Ericka Scott

Archive for January, 2010

Saturday, January 30th, 2010
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What do you mean it’s Saturday already???

The week whizzed by, rather like a deadline, and all I heard was the whooshing sound it made. My excuse is that I’m running behind because of being gone all last weekend. Usually, …

Major Squee!
Thursday, January 28th, 2010
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Crisscross won a Favorite Book Reviewed in 2009 award at Romance Book Scene. What a thrill!!…

Too True Tuesday
Tuesday, January 26th, 2010
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Given the opportunity to go out or stay at home…I usually opt for staying at home UNLESS going out involves camping.

Now, I never camped growing up. My family seldom took vacations. My dad was in the military so we …

Donald Maass Workshop Recap
Sunday, January 24th, 2010
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All I can say is wowza (or, in his words…DUDE!) What an incredible day! Eight hours of writing information, networking, and spending time with people who “get” it (the writing life, that is).

I took 15 pages of notes and …

Too True Tuesday
Tuesday, January 19th, 2010
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As promised, here’s one little nugget of trueness about yours truly that may (or may not) come as a surprise. Although I have a near legendary sweet tooth, I do not like ice cream. Now, the toppings. I could live …

Unrealistic Expectations
Monday, January 18th, 2010
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Back in the summer, when I was thinking about the freedom I’d have once the kids went back to school has now settled into the reality.

I had thought I’d have five full, productive days to write. I pictured myself …

A Day Late and Somewhat Less Than A Dollar Short
Saturday, January 16th, 2010
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After the wango-tango of Wednesday, the rest of the week was smooth sailing…perhaps because I headed off to bed as soon as Drama Teen was tucked in (a little after 9 pm) and slept until the alarm went off with …

Surprise Wednesday Update
Wednesday, January 13th, 2010
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Why? Well, although this falls into the happenings of my Friday family update, I feel the need to post about it now. Maybe just to get it off my chest.

I’ve been up since 3:18 am. Not because I wanted …

Too True Tuesday
Tuesday, January 12th, 2010
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This week’s topic is to “get your cheap on”…

I reuse plastic grocery bags for trash liners in the bathrooms

I bought hand soap pumps that dispense foam instead of pure soap. Now that jumbo bottle of hand soap refill …

Best Laid Plans and All That Jazz
Monday, January 11th, 2010
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Well, this weekend certainly didn’t go as planned.

It started out on a high point. Last year, I tooled up the coast to All Writers All Weekend hosted by the Silicon Valley RWA. It was tons of fun. This year, …

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