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About Nicky Webber

Nicky loves topics that challenge social convention and takes readers on an emotional journey. She likes to confront their thinking, make them laugh at life and think about what they would do given a similar situation. That’s the intrigue that keeps readers turning the pages. Born in New Zealand, Nicky lived in South Africa, where she enjoyed a successful career as a journalist, before returning home to Auckland in 1994. Nicky lives in Cambridge, where she writes and blogs updates and excerpts of her work. https://www.facebook.com/nickywebbernz https://nickywebber.com

Top 5 Tips

By |2020-05-23T14:21:07+12:00May 23rd, 2020|

Top 5 Tips to Improve Your Writing.

Most writer’s celebrate the completion of their first draft.

It’s wonderful to see writers toast themselves with their favourite tipple and post photos on social media. Finally, the masterpiece is complete! Sadly the euphoria is short lived as harsh reality becomes a bitter pill to swallow.

NOW the REAL WORK begins. ‘Completing’ the story is only the beginning of a long journey in a writer’s life. […]

Stick to Knitting

By |2020-04-15T17:25:59+12:00April 15th, 2020|

Stick to Your Knitting!

Rewriting my fifth book has been akin to unpicking my knitting

GAWD it’s been hard yards grinding through the rewrites recommended by my Editor for my new book, Duplicity. It’s that classic conundrum, when the book is “finished” (haha), the hard work really begins. The closest way I can describe it, is like unpicking knitting when you have the wrong size needles and a pattern you can’t decipher…so […]

Diary of a Survivor

By |2020-04-01T15:42:49+13:00April 1st, 2020|

Diary of a Survivor So Far

Been in lock-down since 16th of March, a week earlier than the government called for. Here’s the Diary of a Survivor So Far:

Week One – Obsessive news watching, fretting and mild stress about anyone who comes too close. Coping without flour (I rarely bake so have coped all my adult life without that ingredient!) There’s a bag of flour, at least 4-months old, in the […]

Chat & Spin UK Interview

By |2020-03-28T14:13:04+13:00March 28th, 2020|

Listen to UK Interview

Sunday 29th March 10.10am

Just to let you know I am being interviewed by UK presenter, Ronald Clark, on Chat & Spin Radio https://chatandspinradio.com/ at 10.10am Sunday (tomorrow 29th March) discussing my writing. Tune in online if you wish.

I’ll post the actual link of the interview once it’s complete.

THANKS for your support!


Cambridge News Talks to Nicky Webber

By |2020-03-13T16:07:01+13:00March 13th, 2020|

Book Published, and Won

Cambridge author, Nicky Webber, has recently launched her fourth contemporary fiction book, In the Deep End-Book Two.

And two News readers – Jackie Mical and Pauline Reid – have each won a copy.

‘I’m intrigued by male and female relationships, and this story focusses on a trio I met some years ago,’ Nicky explains. ‘Two couples who were best friends and when one of the wives dies, the widowed […]

No Ordinary Man Book Review

By |2020-03-13T15:37:00+13:00March 13th, 2020|

New Book Review of No Ordinary Man

Verified independent reader from Facebook.

“I have just finished, ‘No Ordinary Man’.  It was most enjoyable and informative. My dad was in the 2NZEF in North African campaign and the sent to Greece and Crete where he was captured and spent the rest of the war in a POW camp in Germany. This book gave me an amazing insight into the desert conditions. I understand […]

In the Deep End Book 1 – Chapter 3

By |2020-05-26T11:02:14+12:00March 9th, 2020|

In the Deep End – Book One – Chapter 3

Follow my blog and read the first four chapters of this book by Nicky Webber for FREE

Chapter Three… A Year Earlier

Mila brushed her hair back from her face with the back of her flour-covered hand. Reaching for the rolling pin she continued pressing out the stubborn dough. The white stone benchtop in her […]

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