Nicole J. Simms


Welcome to my website. This website is my writing portfolio where you can see all my published stories. As well as a portfolio of work, from here you can keep up to date with my latest news, and my general thoughts on this unexpected writing journey of mine. So if you're a publisher, editor, reader, alien, etc., please feel free to browse.

Latest Blog Post

  • 6 Ways I Find Names for My Characters
  • 6 Ways I Find Names for My Characters

  • 21st April 2018

  • Sometimes naming a character can be tough, especially when it comes to naming your main character. A character’s name needs to fit the character’s personality, the century and decade they ...Read More

  • March 2018 Writing Goals Review and April 2018 Writing Goals
  • March 2018 Writing Goals Review and April 2018 Writing Goals

  • 14th April 2018

  • Another month of 2018 has gone. It looks like I was right; 2018 is going as quick as 2017. And I fear that again, I will fail to achieve my ...Read More

Latest Published Work

  • My New Test Subject
  • My New Test Subject

  • 23rd November 2017

  • ‘My New Test Subject’ is a science fiction horror flash fiction story. This story was written for Oldbury Writing Group’s creative writing newspaper. We (Oldbury Writing Group) were asked to ...Read More

  • From Sunrise to Sunset by The Oldbury Writing Group
  • From Sunrise to Sunset

  • 27th April 2017

  • From Sunrise to Sunset is a World War Two anthology of short stories and poems written by the Oldbury Writing Group. This anthology focuses on the people rather than the ...Read More

Latest Stories

  • Mission M by Nicole J. Simms
  • Mission M

  • 31st March 2018

  • I used to love making paper aeroplanes. During class, I would write a secret message on them and fly them to Tommy, my best friend. And it was on one ...Read More

  • Ted’s Secret by Nicole J. Simms
  • Ted’s Secret

  • 25th February 2018

  • ‘Where are you going?’ Ted, my husband, turned from the front door. ‘Just out with the guys,’ he said, avoiding eye contact. I waddled closer to the front door, supporting ...Read More