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

  • My Visit to the Steelhouse Lane Lock-Up
  • My Visit to the Steelhouse Lane Lock-Up

    22nd February 2020

    On the 8th December 2018 (yes, I know, this was ages ago, lol), my Oldbury Writing Group pals—Julian, Angela and Heather—and I went to the Steelhouse Lane Lock-Up Open Day. ...Read More

  • Listening to Ambient Music While Writing - My Experience
  • Listening to Ambient Music While Writing – My Experience

    9th February 2020

    What is ambient music? If you’re new to ambient music, this will be the first question you ask. So, what is it? Well, ambient music is a type of instrumental ...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

  • My Latest Shopping Victim by Nicole J. Simms
  • My Latest Shopping Victim

    27th January 2020

    ‘I saw it first,’ said the woman, grabbing the last size 16 red duffle coat. ‘No, you didn’t.’ I snatched the coat from the woman’s hand. ‘Hey! Give it back!’ ...Read More

  • The Breaking of Christmas by Nicole J. Simms
  • The Breaking of Christmas Magic

    24th December 2019

    Here is my Christmas drabble (100-word story) trio. Krampus vs Santa ‘You’ve been insulting me again.’ Krampus prodded Santa in the back. Santa eased round on the bar stool. ‘Ho! ...Read More