Nicole J. Simms

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  • Submitting Stories - How to Survive the Painful Waiting Game
  • Submitting Stories: How to Survive the Painful Waiting Game

    Filed under: Blog

    12th April 2016

    The first thing I learned when I started my writing journey is that you need to be very patient. While it would be great to wait weeks rather than months...Read More


  • How I find homes for my stories
  • How I Find Homes for My Stories

    Filed under: Blog

    1st March 2016

    Finding somewhere to submit your story to can be tricky, first you have to find a magazine, submission call, or website and then you have to figure out whether it...Read More


  • I’m on a Submission Roll
  • I’m on a Submission Roll

    Filed under: Blog

    14th November 2013

    I’ve done it. I’ve submitted my story a day before the deadline. It’s still close mind, but it’s done. I clicked on that send button and sent my story on...Read More


  • Yay! I’ve Submitted
  • Yay! I’ve Submitted

    Filed under: Blog

    15th August 2013

    After the regular burns of rejection, I shied away cocooning myself from any more kicks in the teeth. My story ‘When strangers meet’ had received four rejections, and no matter...Read More