Wattpad Spotlight: Reasons To Live

Book promotion! “Reasons to Live” by Nyhterides Check out this lovely collection of short stories of hope, love, lost, and bitter-sweetness. They’re short but gripping and keep you turning the page for more. This collection of short stories tells of life, pain, suffering, and sometimes even happiness. I hope you will enjoy. Are you a follower…

ParanormalLovers’s contest: Deadly Kisses

I entered ParanormalLovers‘s ‘Deadly Kisses’ Anthology contest: “My Guardian Angel“. The idea of grumpy older men came I think mainly from Monica Sanz’s “A Witchling’s Rites”. Guardian angels are often portrayed as the peaceful, sympathetic, positive characters. I thought it’ll be interesting to invert that trope and make my grumpy old man a teenage girl’s…

Ruined Childhood: Winner Interview

The long-awaited interview for the Ruined Childhood contest winner, VictoriaMoschou! Check out her path of destruction in ruining Halloween (“Something Pumpkin This Way Comes“), a fictional character (“Beauty and the Feast“), a toy (“Children should Listen“), and a children’s activity (“The Devil’s Music“). 1) How did you find the contest? How do you feel, as…

Team Trickster

Have you guys checked out JessicaBFry ‘s Team Trickster’s entries? And so all the Team Trickster entries are up! Have you checked them all out and left your thoughts? Be sure to also check out the other teams’ entries! EmilyLK Coyote tells a story about Crow in The Crow Who Stole Fire reumaster Anansi regales…

The Decameron: Team Trickster

I was proud to be part of JessicaBFry’s team for RSKovach’s Decameron. My entry, “The God of Light” went up yesterday. And it was the hardest piece I’d ever written. During my previous browses of Creepypasta for horror short stories, I came across a few stories told in first person where their descent into madness…

Ruined Childhoods: The First Prompt

“Ruined Childhoods” is a Wattpad user-hosted competition centred on ruining childhoods. Although I’m the host, I’m also writing for the fun of it! The first prompt is “A Festival”. Christmas and summers may have connotations of togetherness, fun games, and too much good food, but the competition’s theme is to ruin them all. My personal…

Ruined Childhoods: A Halloween Wattpad Writing Competition

Halloween is looming, and what better way to celebrate than to run a competition? Gather round the fireplace, bring those marshmallows, and think of the happiest memories you have as a child… Wait, what? That’s right. I want you to think of your favourite things ever – and ruin it. The much-loved chatter topics of…

The Dark One (The Art of Madness Prompt)

Further to my previous blog about Nyhterides’s competiton, I’ve posted a new short about “The Dark One”. Read it here. I finally got inspiration after reading bits of Creepypasta (my gosh, some are pretty good, but some are just awful — I’ll talk about some of the awful ones later) and watching a play-through of…

Wattys2014 Entry Spotlight: When You Feel Beautiful by Denmark Harris

Please take the time to consider voting for When You Feel Beautiful by Denmark Harris for Wattys2014. From the author: Whenever I write a novel, I write with an ideal girl in mind. For When You Feel Beautiful, the girl that I hope will love this story doesn’t love herself. She may not love how she looks…

Wattys2014 Entry Spotlight: Hearts Knit Together by Heba Mariyam

Please take the time to consider voting for Hearts Knit Together by Heba_Mariyam for Wattys2014. When you hear the wretchedness of love affairs gone bitter, just learn that love is breathing. It is all around us, and it will strike you when you least suspect it Genre: Romance and Short story Haiden and Daniella who met in…