Tracy S. Morris

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I Am Not Making This Up: Ep. 27 Dude! Where’s My Poe

Author Edgar Allan Poe is known for some of the best horror fiction around. He’s also a bit of a sad sack for whom things never seemed to go right. In the days leading up to his death, he vanished. He was found in clothes that didn’t belong to him, unconscious. Though he did wake, no one could make sense of his ravings before he died.

Join author Melanie Miller Fletcher and I as we discuss our favorite theories about what might have happened to Poe.

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I Am Not Making This Up: Ep. 26 The Birth of the Byronpire

Author Melanie Miller Fletcher is my special guest for this episode. Join us as we discuss the birth of Science Fiction and the modern vampire (A.K.A. the Byronpire).

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Success Principles You Can Learn From J.K. Rowling

  I stopped blogging writing advice a while ago, because there are so many writers who blog about writing that I felt that I had nothing new or original to contribute.  But a few weeks ago my husband asked me to give a talk to a business team about J.K. Rowling.   I think the […]

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Menopause and the Single Werewolf: Ten Questions with Catherine Lundoff Author of Silver Moon

Today I had the chance to interview Catherine Lundoff, the author of the new Werewolf novel Silver Moon. Becca Thornton just found out she’s going to celebrate turning 50 by turning into a werewolf. And she’s not the only one. Wolf’s Point has its own Pack, all women of a “certain age,” and they want […]

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A Plague on her House: Butterflye Plague-Pestilence

If you haven’t heard it yet, this month the Yard Dog Press Audio Roadshow is about the newest book in the Four Redheads of the Apocalypse series, Four Redheads of the Apocalypse: Redheads in Love.  You can hear that here. Today I’ve got the last of a four-part “Virtual Press Conference” with the remaining member of the four woman […]

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From B-Movie Starlet to Warrior Princess: Bunny of the Four Redheads of the Apocalypse

Linda L. Donahue is a Renaissance Woman: She teaches Tai Chi, Belly Dancing, and has been a model for the website Babes with Blades. As a teen she lived on a military base and flew planes. Later she taught high school math, computer science and aviation.  As a member of the four-woman writing team behind the Four […]

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Death Becomes Her: Zoe of the Four Redheads of the Apocalypse

Rhonda Eudaly Simpson is one of the four women who writes in the collaborative world of  The Four Redheads of the Apocalypse.  In public appearances, she takes on the persona of Zoe, A.K.A. Death.  Zoe got the job when her husband Orcas, the previous death, ceased to be thanks to an unfortunate ice fishing accident when Ares the […]

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The Four Redheads of the Apocalypse: Sara Lee (Famine) Explains it All

  February is coming up. The month of Lurrrve.  In honor of the holiday, I’m previewing the new book with a romantic (sorta) theme that will be released next year from several talented writers (and also very good friends) Julia Mandala, Linda Donahue, Rhonda Eudaly-Simpson and Dusty Rainbolt entitled The Four Redheads of the Apocolypse: Redheads […]

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Prehistoric Fiction with Sandra Saidak

When you think of speculative fiction, you might think of ray guns and space ships, or swords and pirate ships. But when Sandra Saidak writes speculative fiction, she reaches further into the past. Her first novel,“Daughter of the Goddess Lands”, which was published in 2011, is an epic set in the late Neolithic Age. I […]

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Guest Post: The Post-Holiday Slump by Valerie Estelle Frankel

The Post-Holiday Slump The ornaments and back in their box, the wax has been chipped off the menorah. You had your night of waltzing around the New Year’s floor and your day of recovery. The holidays are over. Now what? If you’re like most writers, you have the half-finished novel, perhaps written in November, that […]

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