erica m. chapman

ya writer

Meet My Character Blogfest: Callie James

posted by on Sep 29, 2014 | 2 comments

Meet My Character Blogfest: Callie James

Hi Everyone!! Welcome to the Meet My Character Blogfest where you get to learn a little about Callie, the main character from my manuscript DARE YOU TO MOVE. Huge thanks to my friend and YA author Melanie Hooyenga. She nominated me for this fun blog series and she has an awesome book, if you’re into awesome things. You can find the latest in her FLICKER series FRACTURE here, and you can...

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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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Words at 3:00 AM

posted by on Mar 26, 2014 | 2 comments

Words at 3:00 AM

Hi Everyone! I hope you are all having lovely Fridays ;o) As some of you may know, I started out writing poetry years ago. It was my first love when it came to words. So once in a while, I get the itch to write it, and sometimes it’s at the worst times, like Wednesdays at 3 in the morning. But when I get those word build-up moments, I have to do it. I never know what’s going to come...

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