Author: Erica Woods

Where did the time go?

There are upsides to being an unpublished indie writer… no one gets disappointed when your books are hugely delayed. So what happened, I can hear not a soul ask. Well, on the off chance that even a single person is reading my blog (which is extremely unlikely given the circumstances), work happened. As I may…
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Working Away

The other day I was typing away, lost in this amazing world where I decide what happens – although to be fair, some characters refuse to do what I tell them to do – when I noticed I had just written my 110 000 word on the mark. At this point I know I have…
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So close!

I finally had some time to write and decided to work on my still untitled novel – you know, the Sci fi romance that is almost completed. 100 000 words in and I will probably have to go through it and cut some scenes. Personally I love, love, LOVE long books, but apparently more than…
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Character names – A side note

It is funny, but the hardest part for me when it comes to writing a book is not coming up with a story, nor is it world or character development or the writing itself, it is coming up with names for my characters that I truly love, and a title for my books. Oh, and…
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All the little things

Oh boy, these last few weeks have been beyond hectic! I’ve barely had time to eat between finishing up some big projects at work (my other work, unfortunately I haven’t been writing long enough to make a career out of it) and making sure my man gets the attention he deserves for his love and…
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Authors and Trust

There is a certain trust that is built between an author and her audience. This trust starts with the first word an author writes, and develops throughout her subsequent books. Most often this trust means that a reader will know what kind of work the author will publish, everything from the quality of the editing,…
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Getting Started

Now that my book has taken on a life of its own, I decided to create a quick WordPress blog and a Facebook page in preparation for release. It will still be a couple of months, but I had some time on my hands and needed a break from the incessant chattering of my characters…
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