Why Should I Wear a Mask?

Nicole J Simms/ August 29, 2020/ Published/ 0 comments

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‘Why Should I Wear a Mask?’ is a 100-word short story. John refuses to wear a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic, but his decision is something he may live to regret.

The story was written for the Friday Flash Fiction’s Edinburgh Festival Competition. I didn’t win the competition, but my story was published on the website — all accepted entries are posted on the website. And it got a good comment, so I’m happy about that.

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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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The Book of Drabbles

Nicole J Simms/ August 2, 2019/ Published/ 0 comments

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The Book of Drabbles is an e-book collection of twenty drabbles (100-word stories). The stories range from heartfelt to spooky.

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The Unexpected Trade

Nicole J Simms/ July 2, 2018/ Published/ 0 comments

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‘The Unexpected Trade’ is a 454-word flash fiction. I wrote this story for one of my Oldbury Writing Group assignments. For the assignment, we had to write a story where money no longer had any value. I had planned to include this story in the next Oldbury Writing Group anthology (I will still include the story because I have the

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