Browsing Archive: October, 2011

Work Halted on "The Longest Midnight" & Halloween Contest Results

Posted by Nora Quick on Sunday, October 30, 2011, In : Contests 
It's been a very busy time with a lot of changes happening recently. My writing partner Susan Droste has some family commitments that necessitate us taking a break from writing the first novel of the Something Wicked series.

Additionally, my story "Morrigan's Curse" did not win anything, despite being in 2nd place for last 3 of the 4 weeks of the contest. There seemed to be some funny things going on with voting sweeps that made little or no sense. Frankly I'll keep positing stories on literot...
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Working on "The Longest Midnight" & "The Violin Case"

Posted by Nora Quick on Monday, October 10, 2011, In : Books 
I'm hard at work on my next 2 novels. The first is The Violin Case, the follow up to my current Marly Jackson Mystery Case Of The Missing Millionaire out now. The Violin Case is due out September of 2012, and is being completely reworked from the alternate novella (found on already online.

I've also begun work on The Longest Midnight the first novel of the Something Wicked Series, an urban fantasy story line co-authored by my best friend and poet Susan Droste.

In The Longest Mid...
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New Story "Morrigan's Curse" In's Halloween 2011 Contest

Posted by Nora Quick on Monday, October 3, 2011, In : Contests 
Morrigan's Curse is a 11,989 word short story submitted in the Halloween 2011 Contest. The tale of one of Morrigan's warriors, Cillian, and his true love Siobhan begins with their deaths and takes some spooky twists and turns. Set primarily in modern day, on a Halloween night in the world of high fashion, Siobhan has been reincarnated into the body of Kelly, direct decedent of the man who killed Siobhan and Cillian. Cillian, a ghost, is allowed to take corporeal form every Samh...
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