Nicole J. Simms


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

  • January 2018 Writing Goals Review and February 2018 Writing Goals
  • January 2018 Writing Goals Review and February 2018 Writing Goals

  • 11th February 2018

  • I can’t believe that January is already over. It looks like 2018 will go as quickly as 2017 did. However, I hope I will do better with my goals this ...Read More

  • Lisa Tuttle at the Hugo Award_Ceremony 2017 Worldcon in Helsinki
  • Female Horror Authors – Lisa Tuttle

  • 31st January 2018

  • In February 2017, I wrote a post titled ‘My Female Horror Authors Reading List’. In this post, I talked about February being the Women in Horror Month, and how even ...Read More

Latest Published Work

  • My New Test Subject
  • My New Test Subject

  • 23rd November 2017

  • ‘My New Test Subject’ is a science fiction horror flash fiction story. This story was written for Oldbury Writing Group’s creative writing newspaper. We (Oldbury Writing Group) were asked to ...Read More

  • From Sunrise to Sunset by The Oldbury Writing Group
  • From Sunrise to Sunset

  • 27th April 2017

  • From Sunrise to Sunset is a World War Two anthology of short stories and poems written by the Oldbury Writing Group. This anthology focuses on the people rather than the ...Read More

Latest Stories

  • Calling in the Parents by Nicole J. Simms
  • Calling in the Parents

  • 29th January 2018

  • Sophie Ellis glanced at the clock on the wall and sighed. It was five fifteen, and Samuel’s parents still hadn’t arrived. She had worried about this, feared the response she ...Read More

  • The Christmas Present Mix-up by Nicole J. Simms
  • The Christmas Present Mix-up

  • 29th December 2017

  • Grinning, I handed Hannah, my wife, her Christmas present. I knew I had done better this year. Hannah shook and squeezed the present. Thankfully, nothing breakable was inside. ‘What is ...Read More