Ericka Scott

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Interview at the Wild O
Thursday, October 27th, 2011
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Ericka’s talking about her latest release, Wild Ghost Chase, along with balancing writing and family life @ The WildO Network with Dagni Rose.

Some “Musings”
Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
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As an author, I don’t believe in Muses or any divine inspiration related to my writing. I may joke about my muse, but all-in-all, it’s just me and my brain.

But what an amazing brain —

I recently began plotting …

Where-Oh-Where has Ericka Been?
Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
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Where have I been? Not blogging, that’s for sure. I’ve been digging in deep, writing, plotting, writing some more in between throwing out hunks of ill-written words, editing, and submitting. Yep, the life of an author.

What’s new with me? …

Rockin’ Review for Wild Ghost Chase
Friday, July 15th, 2011
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Google Alerts is the bomb. Just a short while ago, I received notice that Chrissy Dionne at Romance Junkies had reviewed Wild Ghost Chase. Here’s a bit of what she had to say:

“Ghost hunting reality television has become quite …

Happy Mother’s Day
Sunday, May 8th, 2011
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Perhaps it was a Freudian slip that I sent my mother home from her two-week visit the day before Mother’s Day. I apologized, but as I got up this morning to hugs and kisses from my children and a leisurely …

I Didn’t Remark on His On-Backward Shirt…
Monday, April 18th, 2011
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so he changed his socks…twice.

I’d hoped and prayed that this post would be a celebratory one. I’d entered a pitch contest back in February that got put off until April. I’d hoped to win, but I didn’t. Right now, …

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 …

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 …

Interesting Research
Friday, December 10th, 2010
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I’m working on a very exciting novella. It’s paranormal with a mix of historical and contemporary (sorry, not steampunk) but more on par with a time travel adventure. Now, I will go on record saying that history was one of …

The Wango Tango, Crazy Arguing, and Selective Hearing
Friday, November 26th, 2010
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I received a note in the mail from the school district referring my RAD*let for audio/visual assessment

On a daily basis, I spend a lot of time saying my son’s name, yelling for his attention, while he remains focused on …