Erik Clarke is still trying to figure out how to balance work, school, writing, and the ever—elusive "social life". He's also still trying to figure out when the outlandish plots and crazy characters he'd scribbled into the margins of his notebooks for years somehow coalesced into an actual novel.
Born in Ohio and now struggling through the constant love/hate relationship that is living in the beautiful but sweltering Arizona landscape, Erik is thankful every day for the incredible, supportive family and friends that surround him—and for the sheer joy that writing two characters to their happily ever can bring.Login to subscribe to Erik Clarke updates
Erik Clarke - Blog Tour stop with Bitches Be Writin'I’d be the first to admit that I’m a shy, socially-anxious person who’s not the best with surprises. I like to know what I’m getting into– when there’s a party I’m supposed to attend, I want to know who’s going to be there; if we’re going to see a movie, I want to know which one and what it’s about. For me, in most cases, spontaneity just goes hand in hand with anxiety. But when it comes to writing, for as nervous as it can make me, spontaneity is an almost-constant companion.
Erik Clarke - BTSe Mag postI have something of an obsession with YouTube. Not just the viral videos that everyone checks out; I use it for music, I watch daily vlogs from all kinds of users, gaming videos, you name it. More than once, I’d considered making a channel of my own for any or all of those purposes. YouTube, more than anything else, is my worst distraction when I’m trying to write, so it just made sense to figure out some way to make my Achille’s heel into something productive.
Be the first to receive the latest news and exclusive offers straight to your inbox.