E. Liz Collins
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Joined 02-21-05, id: 461076, Profile Updated: 10-09-15
Author has written 7 stories for Romance, Fantasy, Young Adult, Western, and Kids.

I have an over-active imagination. Thusly, anything I can manage to get down on a keyboard ends up here. Due to my inconsistent nature, I only keep one story going at a time. But I promise you, there are several others still in the works. So, keep checking back for new stories! Also, be sure to visit my website for cover art, character photos, and more! You can find me at elizcollins.webs.com, though I can't promise that it will be too exciting, much less regularly updated...

Date: 9 October 2015


In case you haven't seen the chapters added to "The Rising Sun" and "Bright Star," I have a small request of my readers. The team from Inkitt is helping me pursue publication, and in that effort they would like to learn more about you, my readers. If you have the time to fill out a brief survey, I would greatly appreciate it. It shouldn't take more than 3 mins, and it will really help the team know how to best market my series. Here's the link: . Thank you sincerely for doing this! It will help make my dream of being published a reality!

With excitement,

Erin Swan

Old News

2 September 2015

Several years ago, I took a hiatus from FP to get more "serious" about my writing. Unfortunately, life got in the way, and my writing dwindle until I wasn't doing it anymore at all. Exciting things happened. I graduated college. I got married. I bought a house. And now, the reps of Inkitt.com are offering to act as my agents and pitch The Rising Sun and Bright Star to publishers next month. I am overjoyed by this opportunity, and give my sincerest gratitude to my readers here on FictionPress. Without you, it wouldn't have been possible. But I'd like to ask on last, small favor. Please go to inkitt.com/hiddengems and click the hearts beside my stories (published under my real name, Erin Swan). By doing so, you will show the people at Inkitt that my stories have followers, and that they're something worth publishing. And if you can share them with your friends, I would really appreciate it!

With sincerest gratitude,

Erin Swan (aka, E. Liz)

Current Stories

1. Secrets and Scars (FINISHED)

2. Open Wounds (FINISHED)

3. The Rising Sun (FINISHED)

4. My Angel (FINISHED)

5. Fingerprints (on hold until my muse gets out of the funk she's in right now...)

6. The Adventures of Bobby Bunny (FINISHED)

7. Bright Star (In Progress)

Pending Stories

-See webpage for complete summaries-

1. The Knights of Kensbury- Very tentative story. Based on a dream I had, which was very interesting. Still needs a lot of plot work before I really get into it.

2.Unknown Territory (tentative title)- This one is still a vague idea, but it's one I like a lot. Inspired by my spring break in London several years ago.

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All Along by KNE reviews
Neely Donovan isn’t interested in the whole popularity ordeal considering that her twin brother was one of the hottest guys that attended their school. But falling for the most popular guyand her bro's best friend was the last thing on her mind.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 20 - Words: 211,055 - Reviews: 4813 - Favs: 3,640 - Follows: 1,766 - Updated: 4/2/2012 - Published: 8/20/2004
Facing the Past by Navaura reviews
A romance, drama, thriller and crime.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: M - English - Crime/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 16,488 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 2/20/2012 - Published: 8/4/2008
Abide With Me by Myrika reviews
Sheltered by her family's wealth, Mia McKinley was happy. But when she discovers her grandmother might still be alive, her cocooned life is shattered. Now, with the help of two boys, she must find out what she really wants. //REMOVED//
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 31 - Words: 4,318 - Reviews: 2343 - Favs: 414 - Follows: 220 - Updated: 3/8/2009 - Published: 7/14/2008 - Complete
Sox in a Box by Myrika reviews
She's appalled by his food choices. He thinks she's a baseball curse. It's definitely not a match made in heaven or in Boston, for that matter. //REMOVED//
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 2,082 - Reviews: 1920 - Favs: 621 - Follows: 458 - Updated: 12/9/2008 - Published: 2/8/2008 - Complete
Chasing Silence by write-the-world reviews
When the sound of music drives you insane; when your very mirror image gives you nightmares, that's when you need to find it. Silence. Peace. This a story of a murderess, a family, a fire or a few , a girl who can't remember, and a boy who never forgot.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 14 - Words: 56,032 - Reviews: 119 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 10/29/2008 - Published: 4/15/2008
Where's My Prince by Wheresmyprince reviews
do not read!
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 48 - Words: 69,597 - Reviews: 119 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 7/9/2008 - Published: 9/27/2006 - Complete
Trouble Starts With a Q by Myrika reviews
Spin-off of Redux. All Devon wanted was to be left alone. She tried reasoning. She tried pleading. Eventually she even turned to blackmail. The problem was Quentin Maxwell had just never learned the meaning of the word 'no.' //REMOVED//
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 5,116 - Reviews: 3527 - Favs: 1,061 - Follows: 408 - Updated: 6/3/2008 - Published: 9/3/2007 - Complete
Hanging by a Thread by Green-Eyed-Goddess reviews
Captured from her native country, Kylie is forced to become the love slave of a foriegn lord, Adrian. Not one to give up easily, she fights his advances every time . . . which only makes him want her more.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 40,450 - Reviews: 480 - Favs: 232 - Follows: 320 - Updated: 1/23/2008 - Published: 12/19/2006
Forbidden by Daydreamer294 reviews
Valerie is engaged to the town's most charming boy. She thought her life was set until she rescues a prisoner who makes her realise, who wants normal when everything can be unexpected? [CH 20 UP]
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 38,479 - Reviews: 365 - Favs: 82 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 2/21/2006 - Published: 3/16/2005
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The Rising Sun reviews
Dragons, elves, sorcerers, and ancient wars. A young girl, rejected because of her blood, must learn to choose her own path and find her own destiny. But training a dragon, falling in love, and fulfilling a prophecy are more difficult than she imagined.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 56 - Words: 9,219 - Reviews: 349 - Favs: 380 - Follows: 124 - Updated: 10/9 - Published: 8/4/2008 - Complete
Bright Star reviews
-sequel to TRS- One hundred years after Eliana brought peace to Paerolia, evil shrouds the continent again. Andra is a slave to the judges. Kael is the reluctant leader of a rebellion. When he frees her from the palace, Kael has no idea what the quiet slave girl will mean to the rebellion-or to him. And Andra comes to learn that she was destined for far more than she ever imagined
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 57 - Words: 10,640 - Reviews: 187 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 10/9 - Published: 6/15/2012 - Complete
The Adventures of Bobby Bunny reviews
All through my childhood, my dad told my sisters and I bedtime stories about an adventurous rabbit named Bobby. My sister and I compiled some of them as a gift for Father's Day last year. I want to share them.
Fiction: Kids - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 12 - Words: 15,825 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Published: 11/8/2010 - Complete
Fingerprints reviews
Colt just wanted to finish his sentence on J.P. Ranch and get on with his life. He didn't expect someone like Jamie to show up and make his life as miserable as possible. But when Colt discovers the secrets she's been trying to hide, everything changes...
Fiction: Western - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Western - Chapters: 10 - Words: 32,607 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 46 - Updated: 6/11/2009 - Published: 11/17/2008
My Angel reviews
-one shot- I was just looking at some of my old stuff and came across this essay I wrote a few years back... I made my mistakes. I thought it was in my past. But now my mistakes have caught up with me and it could cost my son his life...
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,034 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/2/2008 - Complete
Open Wounds reviews
*sequel- SaS* He would always be there to protect me. He would never let Derek hurt me again. It seemed too perfect when he promised it 6 years ago. But where is he now, when my past has come back to haunt me and old wounds are being reopened? -FINISHED-
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 22 - Words: 70,949 - Reviews: 79 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 10/28/2008 - Published: 5/12/2008 - Complete
Secrets and Scars reviews
Jessica is quiet and reserved. Tyler tries to befriend her, but something about her remains aloof. As she slowly begins to open to him, Ty discovers the secrets she has kept hidden along with her physical and emotional scars. FINISHED
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 45,352 - Reviews: 320 - Favs: 161 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 8/4/2005 - Published: 3/11/2005 - Complete