Nicole J. Simms

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  • October 2017 Writing Goals Review and November 2017 Writing Goals
  • October 2017 Writing Goals Review and November 2017 Writing Goals

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    8th November 2017

    It’s November, and we now only have two months left in 2017. I had so many goals for this year, but I’m sad to say that I won’t achieve many...Read More


  • Flash Fiction Friday
  • Flash Fiction Friday

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    27th October 2017

    In June, I wrote a post titled ‘6 Tips for Building a Fan Base’. After realising that I would need to start building a fan base before I could expect...Read More


  • Fabrication Made in Oldbury - Launch of Oldbury Writing Group’s Creative Writing Newspaper - Group selfie
  • Fabrication Made in Oldbury – Launch of Oldbury Writing Group’s Creative Writing Newspaper

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    12th October 2017

    On 3rd October 2017, we (the Oldbury Writing Group) attended the Made in Oldbury exhibition preview where our creative writing newspaper curated by Brendan Jackson was launched. This was the...Read More


  • The Dreaded ‘R’ Word
  • The Dreaded ‘R’ Word

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    8th May 2013

    Last week I received another disheartening rejection. My story ‘When Strangers Meet’ was, for the third time, thrown into the rejection bin. I had torn the story apart when I...Read More