Nicole J. Simms

Stories

Welcome to the Stories section of my blog. From here you can read some of my short stories.

  • Cake for a Neighbour by Nicole J. Simms
  • Cake for a Neighbour

    2nd August 2020

    ‘I’ll make a cake. That’s what I’ll do, and I’ll make it now.’ Sally rushed into the pantry, pushing pots and pans aside. Where was it? Oh, she really did ...Read More


  • 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


  • I Can Be Beautiful Too by Nicole J. Simms
  • I Can Be Beautiful Too

    27th April 2020

    Did your father ever give you a nickname? Mine did, but there was no love behind the name, only hate. I wasn’t his princess, his sweetie or his pumpkin. No, ...Read More