Welcome to EDRC's Writers Cafe Page!
EDRC now has a Writers Cafe Account! Please check it out! http://www.writerscafe.org/edrc
EDRC now has a Deviant Art Account! Please check it out! http://www.edrc.deviantart.com/
EDRC NOTICE: The main member on the actual website is usually Ryan, so if you recieve a comment, it is probably from him. We WILL tell you who the comment is from when we comment.
"E.D.R.C. Is a group of artistic, creative, and imaginative friends who have lots of free time. We tend to write and draw, we write lots of poems, plays, and novels, and we all share a common interest. We are not your average teenagers, and we like it that way. We love to write, we love to draw, and we love not being perfectly normal. We are not preps, we are not jocks, we are just geeks, nerds, obsessed writers, and logical thinkers." -- Ryan.
E.D.R.C actually started 9 years ago, when three first-grade children, Erica, Dean, and Ryan, met for the first time at recess. The three were destined to become friends, seeing how they all shared common interests in gaming, art, and creativity. The three friends originally created a club at recess near a tree on a hilltop, which was where they would meet and play games and chat every day, originally being called "The Club". The three friends continued this club into middle school, sitting at the same lunch table and making sure they all continued to chat and keep up with their frienship. Soon, three friends met a boy named Cameron, who was in their grade and came from another school, who also shared a common intrest in writing and gaming.
Eventually, at lunch, the three friends started showing eachother things they created in their Creative Writing and English classes. They started critiquing eachothers work and coming up with ideas. Soon, Ryan asked the question "What if we formed a writing group," and that is when everything changed. Ryan looked online and found the website Booksie.com and decided that it would be perfect for them, and suggested it the next day. That day, in eighth grade, the four friends formed a group that became known as "E.D.R.C", standing for Erica, Dean, Ryan, and Cameron.
However, high school came along a year later. Things changed, and life was finally starting to kick in for the four members of E.D.R.C. Friends were changing their minds and life pursuits, challenging issues began to affect their frienships, and life became incredibly hard, giving the four members the true life lesson of "things change". The friends couldn't find the time to write, especially Cameron and Dean. At one point, Erica and Ryan were the only people writing because things had become so complicated.
Finally, Erica and Ryan decided that it may be best to have them leave the writing group, while continuing to be friends, and they asked them if they thought this was the logical decision. Eventually, they all agreed that it would make more sense seing how only two members ever wrote anything and how it was likely that Dean and Cameron would not find the time to write in the near future. So, E.D.R.C, rather than standing for Erica, Dean, Ryan, and Cameron, ended up changing to mean "Editing, Designing, Reading, Creating".
Our group name continues to be E.D.R.C, and that will NEVER change, even if we lose members or gain members.
Editing. Designing. Reading. Creating.
A Special Thanks to:
Our new High School
Our English Teachers
First Grade Recess
November 26th, 2000
Ryan and Erica have been friends for 11 years as of November 26th, 2012. That is a long time to put up with insanity! That is the very day that Erica moved to Ryan and Dean's school, starting an entirely new chapter in their lives.
April - Ryan's sister, who is a very good writer herself.She wrote a book in third grade which was up for a national book competition, and we believe it is a great book! That is why we published her work (with her permission) on EDRC.
Please Note: Things are going to change at the end of 2011 now that Dean and Cameron are officially out of the group. We hope to get lots of new work uploaded soon.