erica m. chapman

ya writer

Why Are First Lines Important?

posted by on Feb 22, 2015 | 0 comments

Why Are First Lines Important?

Hey guys! I hope everyone is well. So it’s been forever since I’ve blogged. In fact, I checked and I hadn’t posted in 2015 at all. Yes. I am a bad blogger. So I put the call out to twitter on what they’d want to see and I got a tweet from a  lovely tweep who suggested I post about the importance of a first line (Thanks, @2000_words. Go follow her!) Well, to talk about why...

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On Weakness…

posted by on Nov 20, 2014 | 18 comments

On Weakness…

Hi Everyone! Hope you’re all having a great week! I wasn’t sure how to start this post except to be honest about what I’ve been going through. A lot has been on my mind and I’ve felt a bit out of sorts lately. I’ve been having fun writing NaNo this month when I’m not binge-watching Supernatural. How adorable are Sammy and Dean?? Anyhoo. Time to get serious....

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777 Challenge!

posted by on Oct 30, 2014 | 3 comments

777 Challenge!

Hello Everyone! HAPPY HALLOWEEN! My lovely friend Valerie Cole tagged me for the 777 challenge! If you haven’t read her excerpt yet, you totally should. She’s an amazing writer ;o) What is the 777 Challenge? Well, it’s when a writer is challenged by another writer to post the seven lines of text, seven lines down on the seventh page of their work-in-progress. Fun, huh?...

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#PitchWars YA Mentor Bio. Whoooo!

posted by on Aug 2, 2014 | 15 comments

#PitchWars YA Mentor Bio. Whoooo!

Hi Everyone!! It’s Pitch Wars! WHOOO!!! This year I’ll be taking YA only!  It’s that time again where Brenda Drake and crew fill our email boxes with amazing words. I had so much fun with my mentees last year. They were amazing and I got to have kind of a two-in-one deal. I chose their MS because it was the one that haunted me, the one that if I didn’t pick it, I would...

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Bloghop – My Writing Process

posted by on Jun 6, 2014 | 2 comments

Bloghop – My Writing Process

Hello Everyone! I hope your Friday is going well! I was tagged by the amazingly talented and sweet Valerie Cole for the “My Writing Process” bloghop! You can find her blog here and twitter here. For this bloghop I’m going to answer a few questions and then tag three of my friends to do the same! Fun, right? Here we go!! What am I working on? Currently, I’m revising my...

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