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Hi, I’m Nikki. Thanks for stopping by. I’m a freelance writer and editor, children’s fiction author and creative writing tutor. On this website, you will find all the information about my writing services, my books and my creative writing club, Storymakers.

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The Benefits of Travelling Solo

The Benefits of Travelling Solo

The number of people travelling solo has significantly increased over the last decade. Statistics show that internet searches for solo holidays have quadrupled since 2020, cumulating at a new high in 2022. It is not only the younger generation but travellers of all...

English lessons for non-native English speakers

English lessons for non-native English speakers

Hello there, My name is Nikki Young and I’m an English tutor and author. I run a writing club called Storymakers, and since 2017, I’ve been helping children aged 7 up to teens improve their English. Some lack confidence in English, others are studying for secondary...

What’s it like to give an author talk?

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It’s early. Just gone 7 o’clock. Much earlier than we would normally leave for school. But I’m dropping my son off at a friend’s house. I have a journey to make, a major task to complete. It’s pouring with rain and I can barely see out of the car window. It’s like I’m...

What others are saying

“You’re an amazing author. My daughter has read all your books 3 times. Thank you for inspriring her!!”

“Nicola is responsive and intuitive while delivering projects in a timely manner.”

“Nikki was kind, patient and made the classes so fun, I can’t thank Nikki enough for putting the love of writing into my son, he also loved the class and can’t wait to come back!”

“Nicola encourages the children to think about things in different ways and to be more creative and descriptive in their writing style.”

“You have really inspired her to write and create stories. She was very taken with your book the Time School.”

“Nicola listened to and understood our wish to evolve our message along with our brand. Her copy was always succinct, accurate and grammatically correct and we were able to upload it to the new site without significant revision.”

“I commissioned Nicola to write my company’s website, as well some media and press releases. I’ve been very pleased with all the projects she has done for us, as she understood exactly what we needed with minimal supervision and involvement from us. I have found her whole approach very professional from the onset.”