Tracy S. Morris

Quirky Mysteries, Screwball Fantasy and Sassy History

Archive for July, 2010

Friday…Saturday Stats

This has just been a crazy week.  Words 2,000Stories Out 3  Have a good week guys! Posted via LJ for WebOS.

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Words of Lateness

Not really words on a Wednesday, because I’m running about a day behind, but it has been a few weeks since I’ve posted a bit of the WIP. I’m making major headway on the project, though.  

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Author Spotlight: Dayton Ward (Part 1)

I am very sorry that this week’s Author Spotlight is coming in as late as it is.  I am attempting to leave town early this weekend and am behind on work. Today’s author spotlight is on Dayton Ward. Dayton is the author of novels, media tie-in novels, game tie-in novels and short stories. His most […]

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Author Spotlight: Dayton Ward (Part 2)

This is part 2 of an interview with Dayton Ward, author of Counterstrike: The Last World War, Book II . To read Part 1 of this article, click here. In addition to Superman and Batman, the Ward household watches plenty of classic movies and current TV shows. “I love old movies, and can be sucked […]

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Monday Musings: Rural Fantasy

Tor recently posted a blog that takes a look at what they call ‘rural fantasy.’ This is a subject dear to my heart, because I’ve used this term to describe what I write.  Urban Fantasy is fantasy in an urban setting. Vampires and Trolls and Werewolves in a modern setting, usually a city. Think of […]

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Friday Stats

I haven’t felt like being online much this week. I have been mostly Pen and paper writing. If I am a bit slow to answer, then I am probably In a coffee shop somewhere with a good book. Word Count: I have no idea. I did get three new scenes written. Out: 3 stories.  Posted […]

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Words on a Wednesday: A comparison of Drafts

Way Back in January, I posted a bit of a WIP that I was planning to submit to The Ladies of Trade Town anthology.  The little piece was about as rough as it could be.  I had just written it, so it wasn’t even edited.  You’ll forgive me for how purple it sounds, but I […]

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Author Spotlight: Rie Sheridan. Part the First

This is the first part of an author spotlight for Rie Sheridan. To read the second part of the Author Spotlight, click here. –> Today’s author spotlight is on Rie Sheridan. Rie is the author of numerous short stories including two that feature Jack the Ripper. A Rip in Time has been recently published in […]

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Author Spotlight part 2: Rie Sheridan

This is the second part of an author spotlight for Rie Sheridan.  To read part one, go here. –> Rie also plays the occasional prank. Although she was born and raised in Texas, she was once given a certificate proclaiming her to be a “Temporary Texan” because the giver thought that she was visiting from […]

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Monday Musing: Comedy is Subjective

Recently I received a very nice rejection for a short urban fantasy. The reason? The story was too funny. “Parts of this story are genuinely funny. But humor is a very hard sell for us,” the rejection letter stated. “Feel free to send us something else.” Which brings me to my topic for today: Comedy […]

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