Tracy S. Morris

Quirky Mysteries, Screwball Fantasy and Sassy History

Archive for March, 2011

Tuesday Spotlight – The Broadpod – A podcast from Broaduniverse

  When I work, I like to listen to podcasts. Unlike music, I never feel the urge to get up and change the channel. Recently, author Trisha J. Wooldridge, who is the driving force behind the Broaduniverse podcast (a.k.a. the broad pod) and I discussed the idea of spotlighting the podcast for this blog. What […]

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Monday Musing – MidsouthCon Report: Why Do All Hall Costumes Try To Shoot Me?

Elizabeth Donald entitled her blog reports of Midsouth Con as “Shambling in Memphis.” That seems like a good place to start.  I followed the crew from Yard Dog Press across a gray, cold and dreary Arkansas to find a warm spot of warmth, light and fun in Memphis. It was time for the annual MidsouthCon […]

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365 Day Project – Doggoneit 3/27/11.jpg

Doggoneit 3/27/11.jpg, a photo by tracysmorris75 on Flickr. Even dogs get into the act at Midsouth Con.

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365 Day Project – Wizzard 3/26/11.jpg

Wizzard 3/26/11.jpg, a photo by tracysmorris75 on Flickr. This costume was perfect because the guy wearing it was built just like Rincewind, the cowardly wizard.

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365 Day Project – Toy Story 3/25/11.jpg

Toy Story 3/25/11.jpg, a photo by tracysmorris75 on Flickr. Group hall costumes are part of the fun of conventions like Midsouthcon.

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MidSouthCon

If you are going to Midsouth Con this weekend, stop by and say Hi. I’ll be at the Yard Dog Press table most of the weekend when I am not in panels. Here’s my schedule: Friday    5:00 PM    Director’s Row 2    Writing Your Demographic    Is there a difference in writing for YA, Adult, or Senior […]

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365 Day Project – Signs of Spring 3/23/11.jpg

Signs of Spring 3/23/11.jpg, a photo by tracysmorris75 on Flickr. I took this yesterday. My pansies are growing well, and the hostas are starting to peep up out of the ground.

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365 Day Project – Popcorn.jpg

CIMG0564.jpg a photo by tracysmorris75 on Flickr. There is an old song I remember from when I was a little kid about flowers on trees being like popcorn.

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Author Spotlight – Cindy Speer

Today’s author spotlight is with author Cindy Lynn Speer. Cindy has had a number of odd jobs, including cemetery caretaker. Now she likes to run people through with swords. That is to say that she is a fencer in the SCA. Cindy is the author of Unbalanced, an urban fantasy from Zumaya Embraces. Andromeda Pendragon […]

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Monday Musing – Do Your Characters Have a History?

Have you ever looked at the documentaries for digitally animated movies? Some of those documentaries show that the digital characters have a sort of a skeleton under their digital frames, which is known as a wire frame. Just like the characters in a move, written characters need their own skeleton. When I started writing short […]

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