Being Erica s01e05 – The Secret of Now


Do we have this moment in time? Fear of confrontation and lack of confidence seems are moments in time. To leap the unknown, to seize the moment and believe that you can turn confrontation into constructive possibility.

Opening Dialogue : First day of the new job kind of like first day of your new career, will it be love at first sight, or will it be thanks for dinner, maybe I’ll call you some time, stick your height, so no shortcut are allowed, nothing less, then profession will do, caused the day will be the most important day of your life. It could be the day all fall into the place or when it all fall into pieces.

Erica starts her new assistant job at River Rock Publishing, but the start is not very smooth. She breaks her heel of the high heel and found out that the one who hired her has replaced by Julianne, quite a mean boss. While Julianne wants to kill a book from a new writer, Erica is able to see the juice inside in front of the team meeting make Julianne mad at her. Thus Julianne makes fun of Erica’s short story in front of her team and fires Erica. Erica is not good at confrontation, she can’t speak in front of Julianne. Dr. Tom then sends Erica back to April 1995 to confront her creative-writing professor. She cannot present her own snowflake poem at first, instead using Britney’s baby one more time lyrics, which impressed the creative-writing professor, named the poem voice of fake, and invite Erica to present in the poem writer gathering. Erica finally decide to present her own snow fake poem instead and is able to confront her creative-writing professor. Julianne steals Erica’s idea to impress her boss successfully, and Julianne stays Erica. Meanwhile, Ivan received Claire’s divorce paper and being very sad.

Ending Dialogue : Seems most of the time we walk around with the world I knew, but when you in the cause of something dramatic, maybe life changing, it’s like a filter comes off, and suddenly everything comes alive, and even the smallest moment is in fill with the magic possibility, and you think, this is the night we drop our mask and reveal your true self, this is the night when everything is rewritten

Dr Tom Quotes at episode 5:

  • You don’t miss your water until your well runs dry. – William Bell
  • While we are postponing, life speeds by. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca, 5 BC
  • Defeatism is the wretchedest of policies. – George Bernard Shaw
  • Oops… I did it again. – Britney Spears
  • Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go–it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow. – Alice M. Swain

Soundtrack of the episode :

Enchantment by Lily Frost
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Hit Me Baby, One More Time by Danielle Lindy & Trevor Yuile
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Is It Just Spring? by Lily Frost
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Every Little Thing by Melanie Doane
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Love Can Hurt by Cavendish Music
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No Rain by Blind Melon
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Tubthumping by Chumbawamba
The song starts playing right after Erica argues with Lozar at the Poetry Slam


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