Nicholas holds a B.A. in Rhetoric from U.C. Berkeley. He has written numerous essays for the major, as well as for scientific research for his other B.A. in Ecology. After graduating, he took up writing fiction, and he has written over 50 short stories and a novel. His stories have appeared in Ginosko Literary Journal, Please See Me, Pilcrow & Dagger, and Indiana Voice Journal, and he is the author of the novel, A Character in Reality.