Nicole J. Simms

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Nicole J. Simms is a UK horror, crime and fantasy writer. Her stories have been published on websites, in anthologies and magazines, such as Firewords Quarterly. And, you can also download her e-books Merry Dreadmas and The Book of Drabbles for FREE.

She’s the deputy leader of the Oldbury Writing Group. The group published a World War Two anthology titled From Sunrise to Sunset in 2016. They are now working on their second anthology.

Nicole is a contributor to the Horror Tree website — this is a resource for writers, which provides a list of publishers with open markets, industry news and writing advice. Her column is called ‘Setting Self Doubt on Fire’, and here she writes blog posts to help writers beat their self-doubt.

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Nicole J. Simms Sometimes I try to push through writer’s block. But, when I can’t, I give myself a break and do something completely different — I knit, spend time in…moreSometimes I try to push through writer’s block. But, when I can’t, I give myself a break and do something completely different — I knit, spend time in the garden, watch a film, waste time on social media, etc. I do anything to take my mind off writing, and after a break, I can write again. (less)
Nicole J. Simms The best thing about being a writer is that I can bring my daydreams to life and share them with others. It feels weird, but also exciting to think th…moreThe best thing about being a writer is that I can bring my daydreams to life and share them with others. It feels weird, but also exciting to think that the stories I create started life as a random thought in my head. There’s something magical about it — it’s the only way I can be a wizard.(less)
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Merry Dreadmas

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The Book of Drabbles

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I enjoyed this story. It kept me on my toes, and it was full of surprises. Charlie (Muse) is a character with an interesting backstory. She's badass but has a vulnerable side to her that makes you care about what happens to her. I'm looking forward t ...more
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Not what I expected - I thought it would be set during Christmas, but while Agatha mentioned Christmas a lot, it only appeared at the end of the book. However, I did enjoy the story, and I think Agatha is funny. Even though it did feel rushed, especi ...more
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It wasn't as Chrismassy as I had hoped, but it was an enjoyable read. The story kept me hooked from start to finish. There were so many twist and turns, I couldn't wait to find out what happened next. ...more
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I love this series. In this book, Harper is hiding in the Shadow World from the Order of Shadows. However, her time in this new world is difficult for her and a risk to her relationship with Jackson. But, by being in this world, she discovers somethi ...more
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