Nick White


Nick White (1972-) was born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England. He is a writer, qualified journalist and graduate based in the UK.

He writes news and feature articles, fiction and poetry. His first published fiction was a short story written for a children's anthology (An Advent Calendar of Stories, Bridge House Publishing, 2009).

Destiny and Dynasty is his first novel, published in December 2014. It is a literary novel which explores themes of love, forgiveness and fate.

His other short stories are titled 'The Hollow Statue' and 'Stranded in Eternity', published by Bridge House in the sci-fi anthology Otherwhere and Elsewhen.

He also wrote 'Compliance is Futile' - a poetry anthology written in 2011. And in 2014 he published a satirical short story titled 'The Owl Flies At Night' as an ebook.

'Irony' is his first venture into non-fiction and was published in 2017.

In 2018 he published a selection of his short stories in a book called 'Parables'.

His website is


The Owl Flies at Night
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2022 by Nick White Writing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This short story is an experimental parody in the modern ghost genre. It uses irony and an unreliable narrator in the tradition of Poe's 'The Tell-Tale Heart'. The narrator, Dr Eric Swell is an entirely fictional character and all of his views are tongue-in-cheek. The irony of his point of view becomes apparent later in the story. This is story which simply asks the question: 'What if?'. What...

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