Nicole J. Simms

Welcome

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

  • 10 Tips to Help You Choose a Title for Your Story
  • 10 Tips to Help You Choose a Title for Your Story

    5th July 2020

    Ugh! Choosing a title for a story is my least favourite part of writing. I normally have a working title for my stories, but when it’s finally time to properly ...Read More

  • How I Use the MBTI Method to Create Realistic Characters
  • How I Use the MBTI Method to Create Realistic Characters

    21st June 2020

    If you’ve read the title and said, ‘What’s MBTI?’ I wouldn’t be surprised because this time last year I would have asked the same question. But, I’m glad I found ...Read More


Latest Published Work

  • Is There a Killer in Mrs Norris’s House? by Nicole J. Simms
  • Is There a Killer in Mrs Norris’s House?

    31st October 2019

    ‘Is There a Killer in Mrs Norris’s House?’ is a 1316-word short story. The story is told in the second person, and you are the main character of the story. ...Read More

  • The Book of Drabbles by Nicole J. Simms
  • The Book of Drabbles

    2nd August 2019

    The Book of Drabbles is an e-book collection of twenty drabbles (100-word stories). The stories range from heartfelt to spooky. In this collection, social media distracts a superhero, a friendship ...Read More


Latest Stories

  • Behind You by Nicole J. Simms
  • Behind You

    28th June 2020

    I sit at the dining table, staring at the Facebook video call window on my laptop screen. ‘Oh, where is Anna?’ Thanks to the bloody Covid-19 Lockdown, I haven’t seen ...Read More

  • She Torments Her by Nicole J. Simms
  • She Torments Her

    31st May 2020

    Clunk! Creak! Clunk! Creak! Clunk! Creak! Someone’s shuffling towards Janet’s bedroom door again. Janet knows it’s not her husband — he’s working away. And it’s not her little Billy — ...Read More