Is There a Killer in Mrs Norris’s House?

Nicole J Simms/ October 31, 2019/ Published/ 0 comments

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‘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. While on your way to a Halloween party, you spot a person who could be the Jack O’ Lantern Killer in Mrs Norris’s house. Will you save Mrs Norris?

The story was written for Tales from the Moonlit Path’s Halloween Special Edition Challenge. I had originally written the story in the third person, but after reading a story in the second person, I decided to try writing the story in the second person.

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Meeting the Parents

Nicole J Simms/ November 16, 2016/ Published/ 0 comments

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‘Meeting the Parents’ is a 50-word story. This story was written for the NineVoices’ 2016 50-word Halloween competition. For the competition, I had to write a 50-word story inspired by a photo of gravestones at Whitby Abbey. For a while, I was stuck for a story idea. I loved the photo, but I couldn’t figure out a good enough story

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The Nativity

Nicole J Simms/ December 14, 2015/ Published/ 0 comments

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‘The Nativity’ is a 1987-word Christmas horror. I originally wrote this story for the Spinetinglers 2014 Christmas competition. However, I wasn’t successful, so I decided to return the story to my editing pile. Earlier in 2015, I found a submission call for a Christmas horror story. It felt like the perfect place for my story, so after months of editing,

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