A Handy List of My Writing on Medium

Nicole Willson
Sep 27, 2016 · 4 min read
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Coming Soon: TIDEPOOL

My horror/dark fantasy novel Tidepool is being published by Parliament House Press! It will be coming out in early 2021.


The Weekly Knob Presents Writer Nicole Willson in Author’s Gold

The Weekly Knob’s editors were kind enough to ask me to write a little about myself and five of my favorite Knob stories; read all about it here.


50-Word Horror Stories, Vol. 2

I enjoyed doing these so much that I decided to bring them back. Read/and or follow here.


50-Word Horror Stories (A 52-Week Challenge from the Writing Cooperative)

I made this into its own publication because this list page is getting crazy long. Read and/or follow here.


Selected Short Fiction for The Weekly Knob Prompt Challenge (Or Just Because)

Last Supper (Prompt: Dinner Party)
Going, Going, Gone (Prompt: Eraser)
Stick (Prompt: Enamel Pin)
Why Can’t I Be You? (Prompt: Mixtape)
White Elephant (Prompt: Christmas Ornament)
Gramma’s Teeth (Prompt: Dentures)
Turn Me On, Dead Man (Prompt: Batteries) (Power Prompt winner!)
True Tales to Tell (Prompt: Meat Hook)
The Bloody Bride (Trope: Ax-Crazy)
Odor of Chrysanthemums (Written for Chalkboard’s Write or Die challenge)
Living Doll (Prompt: Action Figure)
The Greatest Trick of All (Prompt: Handcuffs)
Jarred Alive (Prompt: Mason Jar)
Priceless (Prompt: Barbie Doll)
The Good Townspeople (Prompt: Rope)
Mr. Perfect (Prompt: Wedding Ring)
I Can Help (Prompt: Nail Clippers)
The Dreadful Bargain (Prompt: Fountain)
Who Steals My Purse Steals Trash (Prompt: Wallet)
Rabbit, Rabbit (Prompt: Chocolate Egg)
I Am the Egg Man (Prompt: Glue)
Drinking the Devil Under the Table (Prompt: Beer)
The Masterpiece (Prompt: Painting)
Killing Time in Room 309 (Prompt: Shower Curtain)
The Amazing True Story of Mary Lincoln’s Teapot (Prompt: Teapot)
Sharp-Dressed Man (Prompt: Bow Tie)
The Good Listener (Prompt: Rotary Dial Phone)
Winston Porter on the Ropes (Prompt: Jump Rope)
All the Time in the World (Prompt: Hourglass)
The Oak Street Coffee-and-Chainsaws Club (Prompt: Chainsaw)
Join the Club (A Medium Exclusive!)
Meat (Prompt: Spiderweb)
The Night Watchman (Prompt: Flashlight)
Riddle Me This (Prompt: Dixie (Paper) Cup)
Winston Porter’s Heir Apparent (Prompt: Sunglasses)
Sticker Shock (Prompt: Price Tag)
Thy Mind is a Very Opal (Prompt: Necklace/Pendant)
One Man’s Trash (Prompt: Shopping Cart)
The Fish Out of Water (Prompt: Aquarium)
Dancing to Wake the Dead (Prompt: Tap Shoes)
Mr. Bent’s Strange Talent (Prompt: Measuring Tape)
With Many Grains of Salt (Prompt: Salt Shaker)
Winston Porter Gets Played for a Fool
(Prompt: Xylophone)
The Case of the Very Grating Roommate (Prompt: Cheese Grater)
A Time to Come Clean (Prompt: Soap)
The Bendy People (Prompt: Twist Tie)
Let the Buyer Beware (Prompt: Calendar)
Ball of Confusion (Prompt: Saran Wrap)
The Staring Contest (Prompt: Toothpick)
Your Friend ’Til the End (Prompt: Teddy Bear)
Winston Porter Kicks the Bucket (Prompt: Bucket)
Accept No Substitutes (Prompt: Artificial Plant)
Trust Issues (Prompt: Valentine’s Card. Written for the Knob’s Members-Only Valentine’s Day Issue.)
Arc of Iron (Prompt: Dumbbell)
Doctor’s Orders (Prompt: Tire Iron)
The Great Dust-Up (Prompt: Feather Duster)
The Merchant’s Curse (Prompt: Watch)
Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot
New Year’s Day (Prompt: Screwdriver)
The Gingerbread Woman (Prompt: Gingerbread)
Old Eunice (Prompt: Bobby Pin)
A Little Girl and a Big Guitar (Prompt: Guitar)
Transparency (Prompt: Scotch Tape)
The Lady or the Tower (Prompt: Hair Brush)
Sarah the Spy (Prompt: Notebook)
Welcome to the Neighborhood (Prompt: Extension Cord)
Rivers of Red (Prompt: Doorknob. Written for the Weekly Knob’s Scary Story edition.)
The Cut Direct (Prompt: Scissors)
Winston Porter Rolls the Dice (Prompt: Dice)
The Yard of Lost Toys (Prompt: Broom)
The Balloon on the Train (Prompt: Balloon)
Birthday Girl (Prompt: Candle)
Button, Button (Prompt: Button)
The Unwanted Gift (Prompt: Mirror)
The One Who Hides the Weapons (Prompt: Fly Swatter)
Winston Porter Loses His Marbles (Prompt: Marbles)
You May Already Be A Winner (Prompt: Junk Mail)



Nicole Willson

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My debut novel TIDEPOOL is coming from Parliament House Press in 2021. Interested in hearing more from me? http://eepurl.com/gB5re9

Nicole Willson

Written by

My debut novel TIDEPOOL is coming from Parliament House Press in 2021. Interested in hearing more from me? http://eepurl.com/gB5re9

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