Erica was born in Pennsylvania but has lived in other states, including Massachusetts, Ohio, and South Carolina. She has a Bachelors' degree in French with a minor in Writing and Language. She originally tried to teach French, but discovered that she didn't enjoy teaching in a classroom setting. She now "teaches" through her writing. She current lives in Cary, North Carolina and has over 10 years' experience working from home for different companies. This experience has taught her a lot about the different things that need to be considered when working from home.