My Sweet Gift to You

Nicole J Simms/ January 9, 2017/ Published Short Stories/ 0 comments

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‘My Sweet Gift to You’ is a 100-word story (drabble). This story was originally written for the 2016 Reader’s Digest 100-word competition. Sadly, I wasn’t shortlisted, but I did manage to find a home for it on the FridayFlashFiction.com website. For this story, I wanted to try writing in second person present tense. It was a challenge at first –

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Explore Your Surroundings – My Trip to Haden Hill House

Nicole J Simms/ November 4, 2015/ Blog/ 0 comments

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Last Sunday, my writing group and I visited Haden Hill House Museum. Haden Hill House Museum is a Victorian gentleman’s residence that is furnished in period style and surrounded by 55 acres of parkland. The purpose of the trip was to explore a location with a connection to World War II; we are working on a World War II anthology,

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Festival of Drabbles 2015

Nicole J Simms/ October 14, 2015/ Blog/ 0 comments

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Hello, everyone! I’m back with some exciting news: I will be taking part in The Festival of Drabbles 2015. This festival will be a week-long celebration of drabbles and will take place from 9th November to 15th November. For those who don’t know, drabbles are a short form of writing that is exactly 100 words long. Therefore, since I am

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