Nicole J. Simms

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  • Use Your Holiday for Inspiration
  • Use Your Holiday for Inspiration

    Filed under: Blog

    23rd September 2018

    At the end of August, I went on holiday to Maspalomas, Gran Canaria. It was a nice holiday. The weather was glorious, with cloudless skies and non-stop heat. You could...Read More


  • Why You Should Use Writing Prompts
  • Why You Should Use Writing Prompts

    Filed under: Blog

    13th August 2018

    Ever since I started writing, I have loved using writing prompts. In fact, my first written stories came from writing prompts – I did many free creative writing courses, and...Read More


  • 6 Ways I Find Names for My Characters
  • 6 Ways I Find Names for My Characters

    Filed under: Blog

    21st April 2018

    Sometimes naming a character can be tough, especially when it comes to naming your main character. A character’s name needs to fit the character’s personality, the century and decade they...Read More


  • The Novella Challenge
  • The Novella Challenge – What I’ve Learned

    Filed under: Blog

    26th September 2017

    In March this year, I decided to do a novella reading challenge, so I could learn how to write my own novella. For the novella challenge, I aimed to read...Read More