Ericka Scott

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New Cover Art for Crystal Clear
Friday, March 23rd, 2007

This arrived yesterday! I’m so excited. The cover was designed by Sable Grey. Isn’t it fantastic?

Still waiting on edited text and a release date. . .as soon as I get more details, I’ll post some excerpts!

Until then. . …

Put a comma in, take a comma out. . .
Monday, March 19th, 2007
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There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are. — W Somerset Maugham

Well, I spent a fruitless weekend trying to get my hero and heroine in bed together! Argh! 1000 words of sheer …

Well —
Thursday, March 15th, 2007
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It was either 13 Thursday or the Autosummarize trick everyone is talking about. Since we live in the age of instant gratification, I had to see if that autosummary really told the tale without having to read all 553 words …

Wednesday, March 14th, 2007

Well – I’m rather breathless! I just got a contract for the other novella I’ve written! The Werewolf Whisperer was picked up by a new e-publisher, StarDust Press. I’m really happy about this. I targeted them specificaly as they don’t …

Crystal Clear
Monday, March 12th, 2007
I just received a contract for my 16K novella, Crystal Clear! I’m so excited and have done nothing but pinch myself all day to make sure I’m not dreaming~
Oh, and to celebrate, I’m running a contest (of sorts). .
New Website
Saturday, March 10th, 2007

Well, it’s been in the works for a few months now. . . and tonight it went LIVE. My new website.

Stop by and let me know what you think!…

Happy Valentine’s Day
Wednesday, February 14th, 2007
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Why? Because I could.

I put myself on the cover of a Romance Novel. You can too at:
Yep, I should be writing instead! LOL!

Deep POV
Monday, February 12th, 2007
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I just got a comment from a member of my critique group that I need to take my writing to the next level, perhaps use some deep POV.

Gosh, I’ve been trying, really I have. . . but this is …

What was I thinking???
Monday, February 5th, 2007
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Or — I’m in revision hell!

I had a revise and resubmit request from an editor. . . foolishly, I thought I could just fling in a few more scenes and resubmit. Wrong! I think this is where writing novels …

Once Upon A Time. . .
Saturday, January 27th, 2007
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Yep, finally got to the end of the first draft of The Werewolf Whisperer! What a great feeling. To celebrate, I’m having my hubby take me out to dinner tonight (okay, so we were really going anyway, but …