Courses

Join the hundreds of students who have learned writing and publishing craft from me. As a journalist and secondary English Education teacher, I’ve had years of experience to build courses that are packed with all the knowledge you need to get your writing off the ground quickly. If you’d like to see your name printed in the pages of the New York TimesArchitectural Digest or Rolling Stone (name your favorite!), I can help you make it happen. 

Coaching, Publishing, Editing

Ericka Andersen

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Bragworthy Bylines: Pitching & Publishing in National Publications

You love to write but aren’t sure how to break into the publishing market. Want to see your byline in print this year? In this course, I’ll teach you how to make it happen. 

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Lucrative List: Freelance Writing Sites That Pay

Get over 20 pages and info about *hundreds* of real writing publications that pay you for your words!

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Secrets to Getting in the New York Times

Dream of seeing your byline in the New York Times? I’ll teach you how!

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Twitter Masterclass for Writers

Twitter is making a comeback and it’s one of the most beneficial and important tools for networking, story creation, promotion, engagement and landing publishing gigs!

5 Ways for Freelancers to Prepare for a Thriving New Year

5 Ways for Freelancers to Prepare for a Thriving New Year

Looking for freelance writing jobs in the new year? As a freelance writer, I'm never "in the clear" in terms of work for the new year. The nice thing about a full-time gig is that you are. However, for me that often meant staying in jobs I didn't really want to be in...

6 Takeaways From My First Writing Conference

6 Takeaways From My First Writing Conference

A writing conference? A dream. I've had this one for many years -- and it finally happened. To be surrounded my like-minded female writers for a weekend of learning and communing was absolutely incredible. I am so unused to be around those who think like me and get...

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Coaching

Are you looking for clear guidance on writing strategy from an expert you can trust? I’m Ericka — and I have over 15 years of professional writing experience, two traditionally published books, and a Journalism Education degree. Here are a few things I can coach you on: 

Non-fiction book proposal writing

Non-fiction book (topical or memoir) writing outline, structure and edits

Freelance writing: Pitching, editing, publishing your work

Other: I'm open to hearing what specifically you want coaching on.

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I’m a tell-it-like-it-is creative and I’ve got zero fluff methods and clear strategies, and data to help move you toward your writing goals.

There isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to growing a writing career or getting published, but with the right guidance, you can make it happen. Create and publish writing you’re proud of with me.

Your writing shouldn’t just be a dream. You can walk toward it with proven guidance to ensure you aren’t leaving your talent, creativity and potential on the table. I’m going to help you do it.

My private coaching program is very limited and requires a 3-session minimum. Please fill out this form if you are interested in pursuing VIP coaching with me and I’ll follow up with details and pricing!