Her newest book is a retelling of Odysseus set in post-apocalyptic Los Angeles. There's magic, art, love, giants, battle scenes, and mystical creatures on this journey written in Ms. Block's signature lyrical style. It's swoon worthy.
Erika uncovers the secrets of success using real life lessons she learned as a stripper. As the book description says, these aren't lessons you'll learn in business school ;)
Fairy Tale Rituals explores the eerie, seductive Faerie lore lying just beneath the surface of eleven favorite fairy tales. Feel the fear and passion these stories once inspired in ancient listeners. Learn how to create modern rituals that will bring the archetypal magical characteristics of these fairy tale icons -- the sexual attractiveness of Snow White, the totem animal journey of Rose-Red, the manifestation prowess of Cinderella -- into your own life.
It not only helps you pen your draft in 90 days, it also helps you structure your plot and build your characters and their world in such a way that doesn't feel restricted and rigid. The whole process is free flowing so that you don't feel like the first draft has to come out perfect.
Working in this way, story structure (which is often taught as a formula) becomes a springboard, setting you free to explore the far reaches of your imagination. "There are no rules," Watt tells us. "Stay out of your left brain, and let your unconscious do the heavy lifting." The 90-Day Novel clearly articulates the process of marrying the rigor of story structure to the wildness of the imagination, and in the process reminds us of something we so often forget...that writing is actually fun.
Learn how the brain functions, why it's so hard to change negative habits, and how to change the way you think to create the world of your dreams.