Thoughts · Writing

Looking for something to read?

So it’s officially 2015, and maybe you want to start off the new year by reading something. Well I think maybe I can help with that a little… πŸ˜‰
First, I would like to apologize for only now thinking of this, but hey, better late than never. I realize that I haven’t ever posted anything else on here about the shorts I post on Wattpad…not anything really detailed anyway. So, I thought why not do that now? Granted, there’s only a few stories posted now, but I plan on adding to the small collection very soon. A couple of them have gotten their own spotlight post before. But it’s been a while since then too.
So without further adu, a little something from each story currently up on Wattpad, along with links! Enjoy! πŸ™‚

The Little Mermaid: Modernized
This particular short was originally written for a contest over on Booksie. The idea was to take a familiar fairy tale and then re-write it with a more modern spin on it.
Errik knows it’s forbidden to love a human. They’re dangerous, and unpredictable. Yet, he still goes up to the surface every year-once a year-to watch her. The human girl he’s been watching since he was 15. He knew to wait. It wasn’t time yet. But now it was. She finally reached the age of 18, and he could approach her…maybe. If he could ever get up the courage. But what would happen when he finally decided to speak to her. Would she accept him as he was? Or run away screaming, leaving him heartbroken? Only one way to find out…

http://www.wattpad.com/story/2146829-the-little-mermaid-modernized

Clue
This is a novel-in-progress that has been on hold for far too long. But I’m hoping to be able to really get it moving again soon. I’m actually a little sad-ok, so a lot sad-that it’s taken the back burner for so long.
When six friends go to a murder mystery show, they discover that it’s not so much of a show, and more real than they ever imagined. A fun night has turned into someone’s twisted game.

http://www.wattpad.com/story/2352552-clue-a-modern-tale-on-hold

I Just Want To See My Baby (Christmas Short Story)
Is it really ever not the time for a good Christmas love story?
Growing up, Lindsey and Ben were inseparable. Best friends since before they could walk, they did everything together. When both were told the other had cooties, neither ran away. They stuck together through thick and thin. And eventually, Lindsey developed a crush on Ben. Right before graduation and Ben moving off to another college. Now, a year later-and still as head over heels for Ben as ever-Lindsey can’t help but wish to see him for Christmas. The only question now is, will Lindsey get her Christmas wish come true?

http://www.wattpad.com/story/3262510-i-just-want-to-see-my-baby

NKB Short
This is my scene for the 4th annual No Kiss Blogfest, hosted by Frankie Diane Mallis. It’s a blogfest focused on the tension of wanting a kiss so badly, and then something preventing it from happening at the last possible second.
Riley and Jordan are more than mere friends, they’re practically family. To say that they were best friends and nothing more would be like an insult to them. They knew they were more like brother and sister and always had been. So what happens when the unthinkable happens and suddenly they don’t know what they are to each other anymore?

So yes, this was a shameless self promotion. πŸ˜‰ I have plenty more in the works (more on that later), unfortunately life has been super busy and just crazy in general. But I think I’m going to stick with my New Years Resolution that I had last year and resolve to write more-and to blog more. And since I plan on keeping the Blogging Friday posts, that should definitely help. And I’m already writing a little every day with the Year of Writing thing I have going. I’m excited to see how that turns out.
Be sure to keep a look out for future releases on Wattpad, as well as the continued story of Clue. πŸ™‚

Happy reading…
-Liz

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