Ericka Scott

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In 300 words or less….
Monday, July 30th, 2007

Well, I knew it was coming. I saved the form until the very last. Now, I have nothing else to fill out except for the dreaded “blurb” form. You know the one.

Describe the major conflict in 2-3 sentences. Okay, …

Opportunity Knocks…
Thursday, July 26th, 2007
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And if it doesn’t, you just go right on ahead and bust the door down!

I just got notification that Dark Eden Press wants to contract Opportunity Knocks!

Yippeee, yahoo….now, back to your regularly scheduled writing!…

Fool’s Gold Blurb
Friday, July 13th, 2007

I snagged this from Yolanda’s blog…she got it from glitter graphics. But it was a perfect bit of inspiration for the book I’m working on.

Fool’s Gold

All her life, Rae Morgan tried to escape from Stallion Springs, a little …

I’ve been Tagged
Sunday, July 1st, 2007
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I was originally going to give you a sneak preview of my current WIP, Tinsel Time. But, instead, I get to bore you with eight things about me (bleh) …

This weekend, I’ve also been thinking alot about story ideas …

Tinsel Time
Thursday, June 28th, 2007

….nope, it’s not Christmas. At least not here in the high desert. In fact, we’re sweltering in heat, wind, and fire warnings.

But, for the last week, it’s been cold and snowy and Christmasy in New York. Which is where …

Tarnished Tinsel
Thursday, June 21st, 2007

Well. . .I’ve been struggling with a proposal for Cobblestone’s tarot card call for submissions.

So, on my weekly foray to the library, I thought I would go ahead and outline the Christmas story I was planning on writing for …

Mrs. Giggles on Crystal Clear
Sunday, June 17th, 2007
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Well — Mrs. Giggles reviewed Crystal Clear. I’ll just say that she was less than impressed with my tale. You can read her review here.…

Update on Word Count
Saturday, June 16th, 2007
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Well — my two forays to the library netted me 4800 words! A big improvement over the 500 words a day I have been managing to put in for the last few months!…

I went to work today. . .
Thursday, June 14th, 2007

This morning, I got up doing the happy dance. Why? Because at 9 am I was going to work.

Oh, not a job, per se. But for my birthday, my hubby gave me babysitting. I have four hours, two days …

Are you entered?
Monday, June 4th, 2007
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Samhain Publishing Best First Line Contest

Thanks to inspiration from the Romance Divas and author Karin Tabke,Samhain Publishing is going to be holding a Best First Line contest on our blog (

Starting Monday, June 4th at 8am Eastern, authors …