Tracy S. Morris

Quirky Mysteries, Screwball Fantasy and Sassy History

Archive for March, 2011

365 Day Project- Super moon 1/19/11.jpg

Super moon 1/19/11.jpg a photo by tracysmorris75 on Flickr. There was a break in the clouds around midnight. By this point the Supermoon didn’t look quite so super.

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365 Day Project – garden visitor 1/18/11.jpg

garden visitor 1/18/11.jpg a photo by tracysmorris75 on Flickr. I attracted more than just butterflies to my garden this year. Strange to me that she can get her tiny little pumpkins to grow when I won’t even plant mine for a while.

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365 Day Project – Spring 1/17/11.jpg

Spring 1/17/11.jpg a photo by tracysmorris75 on Flickr. When I walked outside this morning, the air was warm and the flowers were in bloom. We may have a few more cold days on the way, but spring is definitely here.

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Welcome!

Please pardon our mess as we have just migrated to a new host with a new site design!

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365 Day Project – lettuce make a garden 3/16/11.jpg

lettuce make a garden 3/16/11.jpg, originally uploaded by tracysmorris75. Put in the spring garden today. I have lettuce, broccoli and lots of onions. Has it really been a week since I posted my last photo? Maybe this is project slightly less than 365.

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Author Spotlight – JoSelle Vanderhooft and Catherine Lundoff

JoSelle Vanderhooft and Catherine Lundoff are known for writing and editing collections about, for and with lesbian heroines as the protagonists. Their latest work, Hellebore and Rue: Tales of Queer Women and Magic involves female protagonists in fantasy settings using magic to shape the world around them.   I caught up to both JoSelle and […]

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Monday Musing – Fiction can’t be as Strange as Truth

Most people know that Mark Twain said that truth is stranger than fiction. But a lot of folks don’t know the rest of the quote. Twain actually said: Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t. Once upon a time (In 1829 to be exact) […]

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Author Spotlight – Barbara Hodges EPublishing Before it Was Cool.

Today’s Author spotlight is on Barbara Hodges. Barbara is the author of Magical Stew, and anthology of three short stories as well as Ice, a novel she wrote with Randolph Tower. You can find Barbara online at  http://barbaramhodges.com/ or http://bwlpp.com/ Tell me about Magic Stew. Where did the idea come from? Magical Stew has three […]

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Monday Musing – Are Your Characters Merely Chess Pieces?

If there is one aspect of writing that television (and shared world anthology books) tend to get wrong, it is that they treat the characters as chess pieces. By this I mean that they write the character actions to produce a certain result rather than staying true to that character’s internal motivation. Although this happens […]

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365 Day Project – All that? 1/6/11.jpg

All that? 1/6/11.jpg, originally uploaded by tracysmorris75. This is a full bag of chips that I just opened. I know that contents settle, but this is just silly.

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