Nicola Cassidy is an Irish writer and blogger who has been in love with the written word since the age of six and a half. (She has the diary to prove it). She holds a degree in journalism from Dublin City University, writes a lifestyle and literary blog at www.ladynicci.com and has been shortlisted in a number of writing competitions since she started entering them in mid 2015. She is finalising her debut novel and will be seeking a home for it towards the end of 2016. She writes historical fiction.