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

  • Oldbury Writing Group: Our First Talk at the Wolverhampton Literature Festival
  • Oldbury Writing Group: Our First Talk at the Wolverhampton Literature Festival

  • 17th March 2018

  • On the 27th January 2018, my fellow Oldbury Writing Group members and I took part in the Wolverhampton Literature Festival, where we did a talk on the benefits of joining ...Read More

  • Female Horror Authors - Shirley Jackson - The Haunting of Hill House
  • Female Horror Authors – Shirley Jackson

  • 9th March 2018

  • Some of you may remember that I’m currently doing a female horror author reading challenge – if you don’t know what I’m talking about, then you can read my ‘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

  • 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

  • Calling in the Parents by Nicole J. Simms
  • Calling in the Parents

  • 29th January 2018

  • Sophie Ellis glanced at the clock on the wall and sighed. It was five fifteen, and Samuel’s parents still hadn’t arrived. She had worried about this, feared the response she ...Read More