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Play It Again, Sam - Vitamin C or Sarah McLachlan

Posted by Nora Quick on Monday, August 25, 2014, In : Story Previews 
Ending a book or series is really hard for an author. I know, whine, whine, whine, why don't I? I know for many aspiring writers writing an end is an almost impossible dream, but once you master that it feels like graduation day every time you do it.

I know, you're asking wha? Bear with me. Remember graduating high school? You were so proud. A new life. College or work, adulthood! But you knew some of your friends you'd never see again, or you'd lose touch and become acquaintances instead. Bit...

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Preview of "A Dangerous Legacy" Chapter 19

Posted by Nora Quick on Friday, March 14, 2014, In : Story Previews 
Unfortunately I wasn't able to resume regular blogging when I thought. My computer issues are all fixed now, but it backed me up on life, and at last I am all caught up.

The muse didn't like being pent up so on 2 separate days I wrote 2 new chapters of A Dangerous Legacy and the first was put up lickety-split on literotica and the second has been submitted. It should go up soon, but until then, here's a preview:

Seconds later magic had brought me to Malachai.

“Sorry!” I turned around fightin...

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A Preview of Part 15 (Chapter 17) of A Dangerous Legacy

Posted by Nora Quick on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, In : Story Previews 
Let's get right to the meat. Enjoy this preview:

Summoning with magic was harder when you didn’t know exactly what you sought. After fifteen minutes I had alarmed a few wolf librarians, rifled the council stacks, but I had a book accounting Chenzhou.

After two hours I was horrified. Vampires were not quite the creatures legend had made them out to be. They were born that way, as long as both parents were vampire, and until puberty were fully human.

And wolves had slaughtered even those childre...

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A Preview of Part 14 of A Dangerous Legacy

Posted by Nora Quick on Friday, December 13, 2013, In : Story Previews 
Hello all my little ones.

Good news, the unpacking is complete. I have located the Writing 101-105 Lesson plan so new postings will resume. And for now, I have a preview of part 14, aka Chapter 16 So without further ado, here we go:

Three hours later I was in my guest room, a suite in the east wing of the hotel we’d apparently commandeered, and I knew the matching suite in the west wing probably held Malachai. My pack was littered about the room but I had denied entrance to Val or any of the ...

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Preview of "Fey World" chapter 25 (The End) & Reflections.

Posted by Nora Quick on Thursday, May 31, 2012, In : Story Previews 

Oh, you know you want it. You want to know how it all ends. And I'm gonna give you a preview,but first...I like to tease.


I know, I know, right now you feel like this. c'mon, it's cute!    Credit


It struck me that finishing Fey World is actually the end of a major chapter in my own life. Back in August of 2007 I was in a very different place. I was married, still happily at that time, we'd bought our first house, and just finished installing new appliances, painting, and redoing the floors. ...

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Fey World Chapter 23 Preview

Posted by Nora Quick on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, In : Story Previews 

 Today I uploaded Chapter 23 of Fey World to literotica and with luck it'll be up by Friday. They've been slower in recent months, so we'll see but here's a teaser for you:


“In my childhood I heard many tales, and one tells of an old Jarl, a small king, who was lost at sea during a raid. He landed on a strange shore but a storm had cast many men overboard as well as their supplies. By the time this Jarl reached the shore he was the sole survivor.

“He wandered fo...

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