erica m. chapman

ya writer

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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The Why Of Revision.

posted by on Mar 27, 2014 | 0 comments

The Why Of Revision.

Hi Everyone!! So. I’ve been thinking… I know, I know. But, Er, these blog posts are always long when you think! Maybe, but I’m working on a revision for my new MS and I was thinking about motivation and the WHY of revision. So you’re bounding along in your first draft. It’s great. You’re getting words. You have a sort-of plot (if you’re a pantser, if...

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