Erica Davis

Erica Davis is a freelance writer and editor with a background in film, publishing, and education. Previous credits include Nerdist and The Midnight Society. She welcomes connections via Twitter.

24 Hacks for Focusing on Writing

24 Hacks for Focusing on Writing

Erica Davis spills the beans on the quick and dirty hacks that help her focus when writing.

# Read # The Creative Mind
1 min read

Everything I Know About Writing a Nonfiction Book Proposal

Everything I Know About Writing a Nonfiction Book Proposal

I thought I should get to work on the whole manuscript and maybe a query, too. Oh, my giddy cousins, was I wrong.

# Read # The Business of Art
4 min read

I Kind of Don't Hate Revising Anymore

I Kind of Don't Hate Revising Anymore

After three decades of dreading revision, writer and editor Erica Davis reveals how she came to kind of not hate revision since receiving her ADHD-Inattentive diagnosis.

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1 min read

The Glossary of Jargon I Wish I'd Known Before I Started Querying

The Glossary of Jargon I Wish I'd Known Before I Started Querying

If I had taken the time to ask, or even search for the phrase “What does ARC mean?” on Google or Twitter, I would have found so many answers.

# Read # The Business of Art
7 min read

11 Querying Mistakes I Didn't Know I was Making Until I Worked at a Literary Agency

11 Querying Mistakes I Didn't Know I was Making Until I Worked at a Literary Agency

Mistake 3: Accidentally direct-messaging an agent on Twitter who I thought was my IRL childhood friend.

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7 min read

The 5th Grade Writing Process: A Dangerous Lie

The 5th Grade Writing Process: A Dangerous Lie

I don't often have hot takes, but when I do, it’s that “The Writing Process” poster in my fifth-grade classroom ruined me.

# Read # Style & Substance
6 min read
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