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Erin L. Schneider is native to the Pacific Northwest, attended college in Honolulu - and although Hawaiian - should never be allowed on a surfboard. With more than twenty years in corporate merchandising, she’s now a full-time writer living in Seattle with her husband, Neal; their baby boy, Kellan; a rowdy German shepherd named Ronin; and two crazy cats, Ono and Poke. She’s a member of both the Pacific Northwest Writers Association and SCBWI, and is also co-founder of the YA Buccaneers.

SUMMER OF SLOANE is her debut novel, out May 3, 2016 from Disney-Hyperion.

Erin is represented by literary agent Lisa Grubka of Fletcher & Company.

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Monday
May192014

Spring Writing Bootcamp Check-In #12

MY MAY GOALS:


  1. Bikini Boot Camp Day #9:

    I mentioned in last week's post that I joined the ever-fabulous Jennifer Jordan's For The Glow's Bikini Boot Camp - and yesterday marked the start of week 2! I'm sleeping better, I'm working out 5 days a week, and I'm loving everything that Jenn has slated for us to eat -- which includes my absolute favorite green smoothie, BEE GORGEOUS! This one is SO good, I could actually drink it every morning! For those of you interested, here's the easy recipe:
    1. Handful of greens (I use kale)
    2. 8oz. coconut water
    3. 1 banana (preferably frozen)
    4. 1 tbs. almond butter
    5. 1 tbs. bee pollen
    6. 1 tbs. raw honey
    7. 1 teas. alcohol-free vanilla
    Tip: I'll add a cup of ice if the banana isn't frozen. Blend all until smooth...and ENJOY! **Jenn mentions a good point, please do an allergy test for bee products before consuming!
  2. New WIP NOTG writing goal: 
    Minimum of 10,000 words for the month.
    UPDATE: I put together a play list over the weekend and I love listening to it while I write! Here's a snippet of some of the songs (my favorite is song #3!):
    YA Contemporary: NAME OF THE GAME by Erin L Schneider on Grooveshark 
  3. Continue to read / finish CP's MS!
    UPDATE: Still waiting for a couple of CP's to send over their manuscripts - looks like I'll be getting one of them towards the end of this month and I can't wait!
  4. Host / participate in a Word Sprint or two! 
  5. Cheer on the AWESOME that is Team Rainier!
  6. Read 5 books minimum. 
    UPDATE - THREE books down:
    1. CP Heidi's MS
    2. I finally finished DREAMS OF GODS & MONSTERS by Laini Taylor
    3. I also knocked off Abbi Gline's newest release, RUSH TOO FAR.
    I'm now reading FAR FROM YOU by Tess Sharpe, which I'm really liking. Like A LOT.  
  7. We've only got TWO more weeks of bootcamp left -- what do you have in YOU?