Character Interview of Melody T. from the Novel “Drama University”

My debut Novel “Drama University” released in late 2017 is about Melody Thomas,  a girl that has some obstacles and handsome distractions she has to conquer. Since she’s the main character of my book, I thought I’d introduce you to her. Here’s an interview I had with Melody back in 2005. Nicole Alicia: So how areContinue reading “Character Interview of Melody T. from the Novel “Drama University””

Nicole Alicia’s Top 10 List of College Movies

In my debut novel, “Drama University” I take my readers back to the early 2000’s before anyone knew what a Facebook was and before cell phone’s were “smart phones”.  Not only is it a time period where my main character Melody attends College, but it was also when I started College as well. If youContinue reading “Nicole Alicia’s Top 10 List of College Movies”

Friendship Is…

Hard. Interesting. Fun. Exciting. Tough. “Friends? How many of us have them?” A question posed by one of my favorite old school rap groups Whodini. TLC asked, “What about your friends?” These are such interesting questions. But for real, there is a common theme you will see through out my debut novel Drama University. IContinue reading “Friendship Is…”

Why Drama?

The title of my debut novel is Drama University. Some of the drama that the main character Melody experiences is avoidable and some isn’t. The title of the book was actually mulled over for years. The main character is in a few different sticky situations and has some things happen to her that were well…dramaContinue reading “Why Drama?”

When Is It Time To Let It Go?

Disclaimer: This is not an advice column! I’m simply sharing my opinion and my experiences. The main character of my debut novel “Drama University”, Melody is in an on again off again relationship with Xavier. She doesn’t know how to let go or even if she should let the relationship go. With all the otherContinue reading “When Is It Time To Let It Go?”

“Drama University”: The Backstory

I’ve been working on this novel for about 10 years now. That’s a long time! Yes, I know! The story behind this novel is simple. I discovered I really loved to write and others liked to read my writing back in college in 2005. I had been going to school for Computer Science initially andContinue reading ““Drama University”: The Backstory”

Novel Excerpt #2

This excerpt is taken from Chapter 2 of my upcoming novel, “Drama University” soon to be released on November 14, 2017. Pre-ordering will be available soon! Sign up for my mailing list (Click here to sign up) to stay informed on what’s coming up next from writer Nicole Alicia! “Hold on,” I breathed into theContinue reading “Novel Excerpt #2”

What Was Life Like Before Social Media?

What was life like before social media? Many of us probably don’t even remember. I know sometimes it’s hard for me to recall? As a mother, I now envision some of the conversations I will have with my son. I imagine one of the things we will discuss largely is “how things used to be”.Continue reading “What Was Life Like Before Social Media?”