Judy Nickles

Judy NicklesJudy Nickles, also writing as Gwyneth Greer, has been spinning tales since she could hold a #2 pencil. When bad weather threatened, her elementary teachers called on her to tell stories to keep the other students from focusing on the storm clouds outside. For better or worse, she still hangs on to the faded copies of her own 1950’s era parodies of the popular television show Dragnet: Fishnet, Hairnet, and Butteryfly Net, and most of the essays, stories, and poems she wrote in junior high and high school. Later, she wrote The Big Valley ‘fan fiction’ for an online site.

Where Is Papa’s Shining Star?, Finding Papa’s Shining Star, The Showboat Affair, and Dancing with Velvet were published in print and also as ebooks by The Wild Rose Press. The Face on Miss Fanny’s Wall, inspired by a visit to the Ft. Smith Visitor’s Center, a restored ‘social club’, was contracted as an ebook by Champagne Books and nominated for the 2012 Novel of the Year.

In addition, she’s been published in History Magazine, My First Year in the Classroom (Adams Media), The Harsh and The Heart: Celebrating the Military (Silver Boomers Books), The Storyteller Magazine, and Christmas Bells, Christmas Tales (Dancing with Bear Publishing).

A genealogist for over 30 years, Judy believes that stories are everywhere and wishes she had time to write all of them. Her writing philosophy is “Shred the rejection, take a second look, rewrite, and resubmit.”

Her favorite possession is her Kindle Fire. She is having her adolescent rebellion 50+ years late and recently took a ride in a vintage B-24 bomber built the year she was born during the war (that’s WW II for all you youngsters out there).

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Author: Judy Nickles

The Bogus Biker

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The Bogus Biker

Dancing with Velvet

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Dancing with Velvet
Desperate Deception in Dreamland

The Feed Store Floozy

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The Feed Store Floozy

Finding Papa’s Shining Star

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Ghostly Gambit in Dreamland

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The Larcenous Legacy

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Lethal Legacy in Dreamland

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The Possum Hollow Hullabaloo

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Sam’s Last Stand

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Sam’s Last Stand

The Showboat Affair

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The Showboat Affair

The Stubborn Schoolhouse Spirit

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Susanna’s Secret

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A Very Kate Christmas

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Where Is Papa’s Shining Star?

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Where Is Papa’s Shining Star?

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