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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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Why don’t children enjoy writing?

Why don’t children enjoy writing?

2019 saw daily writing rates amongst children and young people drop to the lowest levels since 2010 when the National Literacy Trust first began surveying. That figure was on the rise slightly, just before lockdown, when the 2020 survey took place. Last year, the NLT...

How can my child become a published author?

How can my child become a published author?

I love stories – I write them and I read them – so I always find it difficult when a child tells me that they hate writing. It’s difficult and it’s sad and as such, it’s always been my mission to help change that mindset. Writing can be fun. In a way that reading a...

A Song of Hope

A Song of Hope

I went into last year with hope in my heart, Thinking it would be a new start, But it didn’t work out that way, And we all know why, so let’s just say, No one was expecting that. So, the year took on a different turn, And all of us had much to learn, Including how to...

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.”