Tracy S. Morris

Quirky Mysteries, Screwball Fantasy and Sassy History

Archive for September, 2011

Gail Carriger: Fully Automatic Assault Parasols, Fabulous Vampires and Tea

Fans of Steampunk are probably already familiar with Gail Carriger, the author of the Parasol Protectorate books. If you aren’t then you are missing parasol assault weapons, improbable hats, fabulous vampires and tea. Gail was the Guest of Honor this weekend at Fencon/Deepsouthcon where she rubbed elbows with fans and moderated panels that ranged from […]

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Fencon Con Report

I’m almost completely unpacked from fencon/DeepSouthCon, so I’m going to take a moment or two to compile my trip report. To start off, I want to thank my husband, for clearing away any conflicts that threatened to keep me at home this year. Ryan makes a huge effort to support my writing, and I couldn’t […]

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Question and Answer with Ethan Nahté

Recently I attended a brand new convention in my own backyard (well, not really in my own backyard. That would have been crowded, but in Bentonville Arkansas, which is less than 2 hours away) called GlitchCon.  One of my fellow authors in attendance was Ethan Nahté.  Not only do Ethan and I share space in […]

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My Schedule for Fencon/Deepsouthcon

This weekend I’ll be in Dallas for Fencon — Which is also hosting Deepsouthcon this year. If you get the chance, stop in and say hi!   My Schedule: Friday 3:00 – 3:30  Signing Autographs. 10:00 – 11:00  Yard Dog Press Roadshow   Saturday 12:00 – 1:00 From Secretary to Superhero. The evolution of women […]

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Charlaine Harris:

To say that Charlaine Harris is busy is putting it mildly. As the author of the Southern Vampire Novel series, which is the basis for the HBO series True Blood, Harris has written as many as two books a year. Recently, she announced that she would be wrapping up the adventures of Sookie Stackhouse in […]

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Make every moment count.

Unless you live at the bottom of a well without a calendar, you probably know that today is the 10’th anniversary of 9/11. For me personally, 9/11 is a milestone that marks a very different turning point. The event marks the time that I stopped being a reporter and became a writer. For a little […]

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Karina Fabian: Mind Over Mind

Today’s interview is from Karina Fabian. Karina is an author who works within the broader themes of faith and how people of faith are influenced within the milieus of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Her characters have included an order of nuns working in Space and a down-on-his-luck dragon P.I. working off a geas from St. George.  […]

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Happy Labor Day

Due to the holiday, I am taking the day off from posting. Happy Labor Day, everyone!

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Yard Dog Press Audio Roadshow Vol 1, Episode 4: A Classy Episode Featuring Bubbas of the Apocolypse

It’s Dragon*Con weekend!  If you made it to geek prom this year, stop by the dealer’s room and say hi to the staff at Yard Dog Press.  If you didn’t, we at least have a podcast for you. Because Selina was busy packing for Dragon*Con, she didn’t have time to get me an audio segment.  […]

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