Nicole Taft


Nicole Taft was born in Las Vegas, Nevada, but only remained there two years. She has since lived in 6 other states. She writes fantasy, science fiction, and enjoys tossing a bit of romance in when she can. At Illinois State University she earned a Bachelors in English with an accidental minor in Japanese, and then discovered Seton Hill's Creative Writing Program and received her M.A. When she's not wreaking havoc on the page, she's eating chocolate and dreaming of moving back to Colorado.

Smashwords Interview

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Opening up new worlds and impossible situations. It's about the fun of escapism for me, which is why nothing I write is ever on Earth - or on Earth for very long. It's the very same reason I read genre fiction. Likewise, I hope to provide other people with that same joy. Knowing that somewhere, someone had a great time reading one of my books - that's a win for me.
What are you working on next?
While I have other big works that I'm going to try and land an agent and actual publishing house for (it's still kind of like a goal for me to get into the bookstores that way and to think, "Ha! I've done it!"), right now I'm sticking with the Figments Fables because they're fun. I've always loved Grimm's Fairy Tales and fractured fairy tails, so playing with a few ideas of my own is a good time. The present project is a take on The Little Mermaid (granted, not Grimm's stories, but still a well-known one), and am toying with a Robin Hood one as well. There's plenty to choose from, so we'll see what happens next after that.
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Where to find Nicole Taft online


Terpsichore's Daughter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,720. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
The death of Liana's father is the fault of the secret she and her mother shared. So she flees to the neighboring kingdom to live as a simple servant girl. But she hadn’t planned on meeting Prince Sergius, much less losing her heart to him, dangerous that may be. Sergius already suspects his brother of fratricide, and if his brother discovers Liana’s secret, it may be the end for both of them.
Blood for Wolves
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,080. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Wolf biologist Caroline McKenna is swept into a world where Little Red Riding Hood loved a wolf, the huntsman was the bad guy, and a single child can change the relationship between wolves and humans forever.

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