Tracy S. Morris

Quirky Mysteries, Screwball Fantasy and Sassy History

Archive for February, 2010

Friday Wordcount

Words written this week: 3,000   Stories out: 3 One rejection this week.  Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine did not like my Scifi gumshoe.  I need to get manuscripts sent out again. 

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21:18 I suspect I will be up late tonight. I also think I will get up early to meet self imposed deadline. I may splurge on coffee to coax me up. # Automatically shipped by LoudTwitter

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Words of Wednesday

The blog tour is winding down.  I have a few more posts through next Monday.  After that, I’ll post the winners of the contest.  There haven’t been very many takers, so there is still time to quality.  Details are here:  I’m back to working on the novel.  This is a few paragraphs that I’ve put […]

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Monday Musings – Finding a critique group

Today I have several stops on my blog tour.   Over at popsyndicate, I’ve posted an article on how writers take in entertainment.  I call it "Entertainment in the Head of a Writer." AT J.L. Walters’s blog Eclectic Writer, I’ve written about choosing a name for your characters.  I call it "A Rose by Any Other […]

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I couldn’t resist.

My sister brought some of my old studio backdrops up from my mother’s house for me so that I could set up the studio and get pictures of my nieces.  The shoot went well, and I got some really cute photos.  And one that I couldn’t resist.  This picture really does tell a cute story. […]

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Friday Wordcount

My word count is a bit down right now, because I’m in re-write mode.  I’m also getting in the mood for working on my YA again.  Words:  (0 new.  ? rewritten) Stories out: 4

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Words of Wednesday

I had a couple of very nice things happen to me Monday.  Firstly, a friend and fellow writer read Fish Story and told me how much she loved a particular line.  That always makes a writer feel good.  Then someone I know mundanely asked me if I went on vacation this weekend.  I told her […]

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Monday Musing — Saving the Publishing Industry. One Drink at a time.

Before I start today’s irreverent ramble, I have a couple of announcements to make. 1.  If you haven’t already listened to it, the Broaduniverse Broadpod Podcast is now live.  A bit of Bride of Tranquility (one of the funny bits with French accents) is the grand finale.  If you want to give a listen to […]

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Brodpod is live

Broaduniverse is putting out a monthly podcast that is called the Broadpod, in which a number of authors read excerpts from their stories.  The first episode is now live.  The theme this month is romance.  There are a good mix of romance, horror, fantasy, and in my case, humor stories mixed in. This is the […]

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11:10 Headed out now. See everyone at con DFW! # 16:36 Made it safely to the hotel. Hello con DFW # 17:51 Today’s blog:My DFW schedule. I have paneling, Yay! Also? Bride of Tranquility is eligible for Nebula Nomination. tinyurl.com/ykvkfq8 # 18:53 Come to my panel: How I learned to love the internet @ 6:00 […]

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