About Erica

Having written about subjects as diverse as restless leg syndrome,  cell phones, dentistry and reverse mortgages,  Erica is able to pick up new knowledge areas extremely quickly.  Expert in turning technical material into lively, easy-to-read prose, she has developed targeted content for magazines, websites, promotional campaigns and newsletters.

Erica’s  reported pieces have appeared in  New Age Journal, SELF, Consumer’s Digest, Ladies Home Journal, Woman’s Day, Bottom Line/Personal and a host of other publications.  Known for her stylish writing, her personal essays have appeared in the New York Times Magazine “Lives” page, New Age Journal, Village Voice, in addition to being  anthologized in a number of college textbooks.

Her popular column for seniorplanet.org called Aging With Geekitude  helps seniors conquer their technophobia by encouraging them to laugh about it.

Her self-published vampire spoof,  Interview With a Jewish Vampire,  got over 50 four and five star reviews on Amazon.com.

He’s History You’re Not; Surviving Divorce After Forty from Globe Pequot Press has gotten rave reviews from therapists and readers and has been a lifesaver for many older women in the throes of divorce.

Most recently she has become a memoirist and ghost writer.   She collaborated with Bob Cranmer on his top-selling, controversial memoir about a demonic haunting:  The Demon of Brownsville Road; A Pittsburgh Family Battles Evil in Their Home  which was published by Berkley Books/Random House.   Her own humorous memoir I’m Old So Why Aren’t I Wise; Snarky Senior in the Sunshine State  was recently published by Fredonia Communications.

Erica is a self-publishing expert who turned her own self-published consumer medical book into a success through her PR efforts. The Doctor’s Guide to Weight Loss Surgerywith Dr. Louis Flancbaum,  which she initially published, promoted and distributed herself, sold so many copies that it was bought by Random House, a unique achievement for a consumer medical book.

Her latest endeavor is is writing the life stories of seniors who want to leave a book as a legacy for their families.  For more information  check out the website:  TellYourTrueLifeStory.com.