Tracy S. Morris

Quirky Mysteries, Screwball Fantasy and Sassy History

Archive for October, 2009

22:41 I can now add oysters to the list of things I’ve tried. # 14:05 And weLre off on an adventure! Look out san fran! # Automatically shipped by LoudTwitter

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17:57 Thanks for telling me that my laptop was broken when you couldn’t get your replacement power cable to work, Best Buy. You were wrong! # Automatically shipped by LoudTwitter

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11:40 Just posted my writerly wednesday topic. Today’s topic: The Difference Between High Concept and Well Written. tinyurl.com/ygr2hdo # 11:42 @koryou Ooooh! Now that I’ve watched the first season of Castle, I’m going to have to read that. # 11:49 Finished processing 2 large basil bushes from the garden. Got 1 quart jar of basil. […]

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High Concept Vs. Well Written

I’ve been thinking about today’s topic mostly because I have a few friends on Live Journal who still watch Smallville.  I liked the show for about the first couple of episodes.  The attraction for me was that the Clark Kent character from the show was the outsider who didn’t get the girl of his dreams.  […]

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Monday Math

A reader alerted me to the fact that Strip Mauled was out.  So I moseyed down to my local bookstore and picked up a copy.  I’ve kind of always wanted to be able to walk into a bookstore and find something with my name on it.  It’s extremely cool.  A writer friend send back edits on […]

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00:35 Amazing lightning storm tonight. # Automatically shipped by LoudTwitter

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18:19 Husband and I watched the entire first season of castle this weekend. Now I want to go write like crazy. # Automatically shipped by LoudTwitter

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New stories are out.

As I mentioned before, I’m not taking part in NANOWRIMO this year.  I was going to start on an urban fantasy with the characters in the short story that is going to be printed in Strip Mauled, but I haven’t finished re-writing my YA from last year’s NANO.  But I’m still going to start that […]

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Here comes my birthday present!

My in-laws give me the best birthday gifts.  Mainly because they give me give certificates to Barnes and Noble.  I love to read, but it always seems that when people gave me books in my teen years, it was always some ‘ya’ book like the Sweet Valley High series or some YA novel about teens who […]

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21:12 Ugh. I always get a higher number of rewrite requests when I write how to articles. Problem is, that’s what’s paying these days. # 00:19 Just got my contributor’s copy of September’s issue of Aoife’s Kiss. That’s always a nice lift. # 00:28 @crazy_circles How to articles are popular reference articles on the internet. […]

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