Discover Books by Nicki Thornton

The Cut-Throat Cafe is now out! Discover all three book in the Seth Seppi Mystery Stories, part of the world of the Elysee Sorcerers! Starting with the award-winning bestseller - and winner of The Times Children's Fiction Competition - The Last Chance Hotel.

January 17, 2016

The serious art of procrastination

Got some serious long-term project to do? One that is giving you a nagging thought that you should be making some progress towards it?

Well, clear that nagging thought – banish troubling thoughts from your mind. Instead, learn the art of procrastination.

If you join the wily team of good procrastinators you will never have to complete a tricky project ever again. Read on to find out how.

January 08, 2016

Five golden rules for setting your writing goals (and why having the right ones can help)

Planning a successful year?

You’d be very unusual if you didn’t start out the year with all sorts of grand plans.

But how often to you achieve them?

As I sat down to think about my own grand plans, I realised that the first on my list was to ‘get out there more’ on social media, so thought a good place to start was to share my goal-setting process, which I changed radically last year and worked out really well for me.

Let me suggest your first writing goal for this year – discovering how setting the right goals can actually help you make positive progress.