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. Her first self-published e-book, The Book of Drabbles, is now available to download 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…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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The Book of Drabbles

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Dead Good Books Reading List — 16 Books Guaranteed to Scare

In October 2019, I received an email from Dead Good Books. This email contained a link to a list of 16 books guaranteed to scare. Horror is my favourite genre to read and write. And as a writer, it’s important to read as many books in your genre to learn how best to write in […]
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Hercule Poirot's Christmas by Agatha Christie
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I enjoyed this story. It kept me gripped from start to finish, and I couldn't wait to read it at night. Thankfully, it had a satisfactory ending, and it wasn't predictable. I thought I had figured out the killer, but I was wrong. And when the killer ...more
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Snowflakes and Cinnamon Swirls at the Winter Wonderland by Heidi Swain
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This book isn't my usual genre of choice, but I won it at a tombola, and I do love Christmas movies, so I thought I'd give this a go. And I'm glad I did. It was a lovely book to read during the festive period, and I looked forward to reading it each ...more
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Complete Jack The Ripper by Donald Rumbelow
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The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
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I enjoyed this book, but I think this is because I adored the main character, Flavia. She's not your average 11-year-old; she has a worrying obsession with poisons, but I think this is the reason I liked the character. I didn't manage to guess the ...more
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The Ghost That Haunted Itself by Jan-Andrew  Henderson
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