Who Inspire Us
years ago, when Nikki Douglas took her first job in an office supply
store in Key West, she decided right then and there that what she
never wanted to do was live her life for anyone but herself. Now
working for the magazine Incite PC Gaming, she has the honor of
being the first female senior editor in gaming mag history.
makes Nikki tick? "I was the grrl who did it on her own terms, who
made her own way, who took something and built it from nothing -
who actually managed to create my own reality. That was it, I was
a grrl, through and through, not taking 'no' for an answer, always
saying 'yes' to everything. The words 'I can't' are not even part
of my vocabulary. It was always about 'I can' and 'Why not?.' I
had to find my passion, my soul stirrer - the ONE THING that possessed
me, that owned me, that made me a slave to it because it was my
very essence. It was writing, it had been since I was able to put
words into a sentence, but who'd even give me a chance?"
made her own chance. There were a lot of disappointments along the
way, such as the book she wrote for Peachpit Press which never got
published and agents that wasted her time. To her chagrin, things
never happened as quickly as she wanted and before Nikki knew it,
she was to old to be a wunderkind.
myself to the fact that my twenties were simply a dress rehearsal
for my upcoming thirties. I am grateful, thankful and thrilled that
I have this opportunity to share myself with the world. I am lucky.