Tracy S. Morris

Quirky Mysteries, Screwball Fantasy and Sassy History

Archive for December, 2009

14:46 On page 264 of 568 of Mansfield Park and Mummies. Much zanier than other Austen monster mashups. bit.ly/8L15kk # Automatically shipped by LoudTwitter

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Writerly Wednesday: doing things old school.

The holidays were extremely relaxing for me. My dad and step mother know me well enough that they bought me my favorite gift — a gift card to a book store.  They also gave me a snuggie.  it seems a little ironic to me to be reading a book set in a fantasy world while wearing […]

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Writerly Wednesday

Out of curiosity, do many of you who are reading this also watch book trailers? If so, what about the book trailer attracts you?  What makes you want to read the book? Today my mind is on book trailers Actually, my mind is on nonfiction writing, because I’m trying to get enough work done early […]

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Monday Math: Headed into the Home Stretch

Fiction words: 3,000 Stories out: 4 If you don’t hear from me much this weekend, I’m in a haze of work.  I’m trying to get extra writing in early this week so that I don’t feel compelled to work Thursday or Friday.  If I don’t get the chance to say it later, have a happy […]

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20:30 Seen in the bookstore: the idiots guide to coping with difficult people. Hope the first step isn’t ‘don’t be an idiot.’ # 20:32 Taking me to a bookstore to look for christmas gifts is kind of futile. He looks for the gifts. I’m distracted by the . . . Shiny! # 20:35 With a […]

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Is Rick Castle more Real than Me? And it’s Fiction Friday.

I finished Heat Wave, the tie in novel to the TV show Castle last night.  For a novel tie in, it was not bad.  There were some purple patches, but I’m pretty sure that the writer was trying to re-create the style of  the tears in the rain death scene From Castle’s season 1 reading.  […]

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Writerly Wednesday: It’s All About Style!

I just finished Terry Pratchett’s Making Money the other day. Which is rather apropos for today’s topic, because in the book, Pratchett’s reformed shyster Moist Von Lipwig feels that everything has to be done with a certain amount of panache. The next book I’ve just picked up is Heat Wave the novelization tie-in for the […]

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09:25 Awake. Working. Sleepy. # Automatically shipped by LoudTwitter

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17:17 Just got my new crown @ the dentist. Now trying to get throug wal mart and go home with no fuss. # Automatically shipped by LoudTwitter

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Monday Math after a visit to the dentist.

Today was actually pretty good, despite a trip to the dentist. I got up early, and was done with my assigned work by noon. Then I ran to the yarn store and the book store (have to feed the addictions) before going to the dentist to get the permanent crown cemented into place. This one […]

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