Ericka Scott

Archive for January, 2011

Egypt Lost
Monday, January 31st, 2011
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As some of you know, I was eagerly (that’s an understatement) looking forward to a trip to Egypt in the very near future (as in less than a month from now). Because of current events, our trip has been postponed …

The Unwritten Goal…
Friday, January 28th, 2011
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…is an unaccomplished goal.

At Partners in Crime, my IRL critique group, we were talking about goals. With a start, I realized I haven’t done any for this year. Oh, I had half an idea of what I thought I …

What You Need to Know about Publishing in 2011
Monday, January 24th, 2011
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Things, they are a changin’ (cue David Bowie’s song Changes).

It’s no secret that things in the publishing world as we know it is changing. E-book sales are on the rise, the smaller indie publishers who’ve been publishing e-books …

“Said” isn’t invisible in an audiobook
Friday, January 21st, 2011
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Last year, I started walking again, for my health, my sanity, and mostly to escape the craziness that is sometimes my life.

I enjoy walking. What I don’t enjoy is the self-dialogue I conduct while I put one foot in …

You Can’t Write Just 100…
Monday, January 17th, 2011
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Since the beginning of the month, I have decided to write a minimum of 100 words every day…rain, shine, sickness, health, whether LIFE or laziness intrudes. What I’ve realized is that it’s nearly impossible to write just 100 words.

The …

Psychics – The Research Debate
Friday, January 14th, 2011
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My upcoming L&L Dreamspell 2011 release, Wild Ghost Chase, is based around two television ghost-hunting teams pitting their skills against one haunted house.

Both teams have a similar structure, a medium, a handler, and a camera man.

From Happily

‘Twas a Dark and Delicious Christmas anthology voted Best Book!
Monday, January 10th, 2011
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Having never won one of these awards, I got out and pimped the book over the weekend (along with the 13 other writers) and the book won! Woot.

Here’s the lovely video that Goddess Fish Promotions and The Long and …

The 100-Word Club
Friday, January 7th, 2011
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I write because that is who I am….

I’m an author, because I’m published (woot)…

As an author who cares about her readers, I’m always trying to improve my craft… quality counts in this business. But quantity also counts, and …

Hope the rest of the new year isn’t this contrary…
Monday, January 3rd, 2011
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I’ve been looking forward to January 3rd since 1:59 pm on December 17th (the day the kids got out of school). Last night, I was salivating and counting the minutes… Then the phone rang.

Sure, it had been snowing since …