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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It’s a Full Moon Tonight

Nicole J Simms/ April 28, 2018/ Stories/ 0 comments

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‘Wow, Miss, it’s a full moon tonight.’ Helen Gibbs grabbed the board marker pen off the floor and straightened. Her eyes locked onto Stuart Greenwich. He smirked. ‘How dare you, get out of my classroom,’ she shouted. Stuart spanked his bottom and left the room. The class laughed. Stuart’s words had haunted Helen throughout the summer holidays, so much so

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Mission M

Nicole J Simms/ March 31, 2018/ Stories/ 0 comments

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I used to love making paper aeroplanes. During class, I would write a secret message on them and fly them to Tommy, my best friend. And it was on one of those occasions that I discovered that I could use my aeroplanes for another mission. I called it Mission M. So on the third day of Mission M, I added

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Ted’s Secret

Nicole J Simms/ February 25, 2018/ Stories/ 0 comments

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‘Where are you going?’ Ted, my husband, turned from the front door. ‘Just out with the guys,’ he said, avoiding eye contact. I waddled closer to the front door, supporting my bump with my hand. ‘You’ve been out twice this week already. Why can’t you stay here with me? My feet are killing me, and you promised to rub them

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