Browsing Archive: December, 2012

The Abyss Looked Back, So I Punched It

Posted by Nora Quick on Friday, December 28, 2012, In : Site Updates & News 
Hello there, I have some good news: Chapter Fifteen of Secret Desires is up on Literotica.com now and I have a new story that will be posted there in 4-5 days, but is up on my site now.

Love On the Run is a little story I wrote just for me. I don't read much romance these days, but every now and again I'll write one just for me. Once it's up on Literotica.com people can vote, comment, or favorite it however they want, no offense, but I don't care. I'm sharing it because I know some readers wil...

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Merry Fuckin' Christmas

Posted by Nora Quick on Tuesday, December 25, 2012, In : A Writer's Life 
Hello world, it's been a long time. As you know from my last post December 13th was bad. Well, it only got worse.

Just 5 hours after my last post I was suddenly laid off from my day job...by email. Why? Beats the hell out of me. I was the highest paid copy writer on staff, was lauded constantly, and then bam! One day, an email saying there was no more work, but oh, by the way, would I work for them for free? So my best guess was they're not doing so well in the economy, and tried to keep me on...

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I'd Like to Thank Bobbie Gentry...And Vodka

Posted by Nora Quick on Friday, December 14, 2012, In : A Writer's Life 
Oh, by the gods, December 13th was an amazingly tough day. I really went through the emotional wringer.

I woke up to an email from Amazon saying A) Some stories from Wolf Tales Volume I had been plagiarized and stolen, and were on the web and B) They were blocking WTVI from publication because they doubted I was the copyright holder. Essentially, I was the victim of a crime, and being punished for it.

I have a temper that in my younger years was a thing of legend. I've worked hard to tamp it do...

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Wolf Tales Volume I Delayed

Posted by Nora Quick on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, In : Books 
Well, well, well...Amazon.com *shakes head* They have delayed WTVI and I don't know when the hell it will come out.

It began when they sent me an email that said "It appears content from your book is available on multiple URLs. Please tell us each URL where your content is available for free and submit proof you are the copyright holder." You gotta love when someone basically says "we found errors, but you have to tell us where they are."

Now this sent me into a panic. Three earlier versions of...
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Writing 102: 2-F Fun Facts About Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Posted by Nora Quick on Monday, December 10, 2012, In : Writing 102 
This is the final lesson of the Writing 102 series. This is the last lesson that you should read while writing your first draft, and today I'll show you how to conquer the nagging urge to make changes to previous passages while writing.

 


In the immortal words of Mr. Peanut: "Tonight's the night we ALL go nuts!"



  
 

First up, why should you resist it? Well, making such changes is the number two reason some writers can never finish a manuscript. Back in writing 101 I explained the number one reaso...

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New Secret Desires Chapter Up & Wolf Tales Volume I Update

Posted by Nora Quick on Monday, December 10, 2012, In : Books 
The latest chapter of Secret Desires is finally up here. Look for it on literotica soon.

 

If you feel this awesome you've either figured out how to master serial writing while publishing a book, or you figured out how to mix coke with E



  

I am super-jazzed tonight. Wolf Tales Volume I is uploaded and just waiting for deployment on Amazon, and the original short stories that are part of it on literotica.com are down. I had to send a private message to Laurel, the site owner/admin. She took the t...

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Wolf Tales Volume I

Posted by Nora Quick on Tuesday, December 4, 2012, In : Books 
It's almost done! Fully edited, all that is left is to figure out the final story order of Wolf Tales Volume I and do some final formatting for eReaders. Almost there!

 



  

As such, if I can get this all done this week I will write the next chapter of Secret Desires to be up on here by 12/10 or the 11th at latest, only literotica just a few days later.

Oh, finishing a book is a little sad as always, but since this is a series I know my favorite characters will reappear in at a later date. Hell, I...

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