Nikki Fisher has been a fantasy fiction writer since the tender age of four. Before she could write, her wild imagination led to her being an avid story teller, and she would share these stories with anyone willing to listen. As a young student, she wrote short fiction stories for class assignments and participated in U.I.L. Creative Writing competitions for two years. Just after graduating high school in 2014, her budding short story Solitude of a Siren won a scholarship competition, the Williams-Mystic/Joseph Conrad Ocean Essay Contest. For most of 2016, she wrote and edited weekly nonfiction articles for The Odyssey, which later branched into allowing the release of short fiction pieces. Through The Odyssey, she released a few pieces of poetry as well as a short story. At her current job, she often writes, edits, and proofreads various e-mails, social media posts, policies, handbooks, and memos for the company. She graduated from Southern New Hampshire University in May of 2018 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Writing with a concentration in Fiction, and a Minor in Psychology. Currently, she lives in Northeast Texas, where she spends her free time daydreaming and writing, sometimes with a book in hand, and a cat in her lap.
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Professional writing credentials aside, I do have a full time job at a local movie theater, which is where I spend most of my time when I’m not sleeping, writing, or whatever else. My job isn’t centered around writing as I would like it to be, but I do enjoy the movie theater atmosphere and the employees I work with. Working in this area of the entertainment industry can give you a nice insight into the world of movies, which I can appreciate as an aspiring author.
While I do love to read YA fantasy fiction just as much as I like to write it, I also love mythology. Though I’ve always had a strong pull to Greek and Roman mythology, I’ve branched out into exploring more mythology across different cultures, like Brazilian, African, Japanese, Scottish, and Russian mythology.
In addition to my obvious love for writing, I also have a newfound love for diet and nutrition. Since I’ve completed my Bachelor’s, I plan on attending college again in the (hopefully) near future to pursue my second degree and become a registered dietitian.