Innocence Innocence can be gone in the blink of an eye.
I am leaving this evening on a retreat with 15 other women to a cabin somewhere I have never been in Wisconsin. These women are all in my small group at church. I am not sure what will be in store for the weekend but I am looking forward to seeing what our two leaders […]
I am so use to being in the public eye being surrounded by people that know about the label I carry. So when I find myself in a position like I did today where I was meeting with 10 other women in a new small group at church that knew nothing about me or at […]
Yesterday it was announced on the front page of the Daily Herald and ABC 7 News that I received the most votes making me Daily Herald’s newsmaker of the year. Click on the links above to read/watch the story. I got the call a week ago today and was shocked. I really thought American Idol […]
Erin Merryn was my first and middle name for the first two months of my life on my birth certificate Erin Merryn is crossed out and written above it is Erin Elizabeth. Everyone pronounced it wrong so my parents changed it after 2 months. I took it back as a pen name and now listen […]
What does it feel like to accomplish what you go after? It feels pretty amazing but then again I had no doubt I could accomplish Erin’s law. Sunday I appeared on the front page of the Daily Herald, two weeks earlier I was on the front page of the Daily Herald. Monday the entire Editorial […]
Being a public figure who has published two books, appeared on numerous talk shows, and travels the country speaking I hear from a lot of people. If you could only see my inbox somedays. I recently talked about balancing a public life with my personal life because of all the people reaching out to me. […]
I have been busy with pen and paper working on my 3rd book. It is still hard for me to believe that by the age of 24 I already had 2 published books. It seems unreal.
When I went public in March 2004 with my first book “Stolen Innocence” I was a senior in high school just about to graduate and stepping out of darkness and into the spotlight. Little did I know the battle I was about to be fighting 6 months later when I went off to college. I […]