Tracy S. Morris

Quirky Mysteries, Screwball Fantasy and Sassy History

Archive for November, 2009

Writerly Wednesday: It’s okay to Suck

muses_circle asked me how important grammar is to writing a story. Obviously, grammar is important to the writing process. At least up to a point. You need to be able to form sentences if you want to write. And it’s a good idea if you know fiddly rules like the one about having subject verb […]

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11:27 Comment from my husband reading my latest story: That’s so funny it’s almost hard to read. 🙂 I could live for days on one of his complents. # 11:28 Comment from my husband reading my latest story: That’s so funny it’s almost hard to read. I could live for days on one of his […]

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Monday Math

I’ve made a massive lasagna tonight in between assignments. I have to remember not to eat over the keyboard, though. Also, I am now looking for a home for my story: The Hobos, The Devil and James Dean’s Car. I wrote the story over a year ago. Yet I think it’s going to be a […]

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22:51 On page 144 of 394 of Going Postal by Terry Pratchett bit.ly/31ywW5 # Automatically shipped by LoudTwitter

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Fiction Friday

These are the first three paragraphs of the project I just started. The characters are the same ones that appear in my short story in Strip Mauled. The working title is This Story Needs a Good Title. Sounds like a best steller, don’t you think?

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19:42 Hmm. the S, D, an C keys are worn away on my keyboard. Just those. No others. Do I just hit those keys harder? # 19:45 @tmc4242 That’s why a bedsheet makes a really good backdrop. It’s already creased. Of course I’ve got to use several, and then photoshop. # Automatically shipped by LoudTwitter

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12:25 Wednesday writing blog: All about Collaboration. writertracy.livejournal.com/100431.html # 12:39 @tmc4242 You actually have a white photo backdrop? I usually end up raiding the linen closet for spare bedsheets. 🙂 # 12:45 I suspect I should stop doing the writing for fun and start the writing that pays by this point in the day. # […]

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Writerly Wednesday: Collaboration for Fun and Profit

I have been stumped by topics for today’s blog. Since I try to blog about writing for my Wednesday topic, I threw the subject open to some friends for questions. Over the next couple of weeks, I’m going to try to answer a few of these questions.  The first request  was sent to me by wander_lust_79 . Write […]

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Monday Math

Whoo Hee!  Back in the Saddle.  Reserching markets takes longer than it used to.  Some of my stories have been around the block a time or two.  And there are fewer markets than they used to.  Particularly since I don’t wish to be payed in ‘exposure.’   Where I’m from, exposing yourself will get you arrested. […]

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10:27 At the eye doctor, trying on glasses. # Automatically shipped by LoudTwitter

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