Mr. Bent's Strange Talent

While undertakers could make people who didn’t handle the dead for a living uneasy, Mr. Judah Bent’s unorthodox approach to his work upset everyone in Norwich.

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Out of Order

A horror story in 50 words.

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Living Doll

On Michelle’s fourteenth birthday, a long thin box wrapped in Batman paper sat by her plate at the kitchen table. Michelle ripped off the colorful wrapping to find the one thing she’d asked for: the new Sinistra action figure.

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Good News, Everyone!

Nicole's horror/dark fantasy novel TIDEPOOL will be published by Parliament House Press in 2021! Read all about it on the blog. And check out Parliament House's acquisition announcement here.

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The above stories are from various writing challenges Nicole participates in on Stories for The Weekly Knob are based around prompts from the editors and must be completed and submitted in about five days. 50-Word Horror Stories were originally written for the Writing Cooperative's 52-Week Writing Challenge and are now something Nicole just does to amuse herself (and hopefully you).