Olivia’s Conundrum [Entry Version]

By Ereika | January 30, 2018

Author’s note: This is my non-winning entry for the Into the Black contest. This particular draft was edited and sanitized somewhat. A new, updated version will be added to my Patreon in the future. Thursday, 2:24 pm: We’re sorry, but your DES housing transfer has not been approved. We require additional information. Please sign in…

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Storycast: Overwritten, Episode 2

By Ereika | January 20, 2018

This audio storycast/podcast is set in the same universe as The Storm, before the events of the novel. In Episode 2, we get a bit of (cryptic) backstory by way of case files on Brishara and Louis’ desk.

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Storycast: Overwritten

By Ereika | December 25, 2017

This audio storycast/podcast is set in the same universe as The Storm before the events in the novel unfold. If you enjoy speculative fiction, and have a healthy dose of curiosity, have a listen!

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Strands, Chapter 1

By Ereika | November 6, 2017

“You’d never make it past the psych evals, Jasha.” The cat stretched, then reached out a paw to nudge Jasha’s half-empty cup of noodles a few millimeters closer to the edge of the counter. The clank-clink-clank of claws against ceramic drew Jasha’s attention from the console. He sat up straight, huffed, and narrowed his eyes…

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Quantum Truth, Chapter 1

By Ereika | October 19, 2017

The porcelain sink had a hairline crack from the drain to the top of the basin. Towards the edge of the drain there was a fresh chip of porcelain missing, gouged out when Marlene’s too-wide wedding band finally dislodged from arthritic fingers that trembled in disgust. The band had flowers carved onto the side. Rosebuds.…

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Terrible fight scene, also delirious writing in the early AM. If there are 20 usable words in this last 1000, I'd faint with amazement.

I also realized that I never post here when me and @ANSFreeman are being cute. Trust, we are often cute, despite TX being eleventy-hundred degrees.

I forget sometimes that y'all aren't in my group chats to know what kind of week and weekend I'm having.
Suffice to say, I deserve kisses and inappropriate DMs for not giving up at this juncture.

#WritingLife #FictionWriting

Do I dare post it? Mercury is in microbraids again so my life might return to the chaotic sands the moment I say something, and yet...

Accountability post incoming. 1000 words/day and we're on day 3:
#WritingLife #FictionWriting

🚨 Personal news alert 🚨

Feb 4 was my last day as Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for @KQED. After some much-needed rest, reflection, and recovery from my time as KQEDs first Director of DEI, it’s time for a 🧵: