Tracy S. Morris

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Holiday Traditions & the Writer – Guest Blog from Vonnie Winslow Crist

While writers sing holiday tunes, sip eggnog, and enjoy getting together with family and friends like everyone else – they’re also itching to write. But grabbing enough time to sit down at a desk and write is almost impossible during late December and early January. One solution is to jot down notes about holiday traditions […]

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Capturing Christmas–The Writer’s Gift

Today’s guest blog is by S. A.  Bolich. Her first novel, Firedancer, came out in 2011 from Sky Warrior Books. As a writer and as a person, I love Christmas, not just because of the crackling excitement that surrounds the season, but because of the deeper magic that comes from the celebration itself. It’s magic […]

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Karina Fabian: Christmas Spirits

Through the month of December I am opening up my Tuesday Author Spotlight to guest bloggers. Some of the guests will be posting helpful holiday tips on how to keep writing, manage stress and juggle family obligations through the Holidays. Today’s post is by Karina Fabian.  Karina is the author of the books Mind over […]

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David Farland: On Enhanced eBooks

David Farland has been a longtime writer of Science Fiction and Fantasy. You may know him by his other pen name, Dave Wolverton. He is the winner of the top honors for Writers of the Future, a New York Times Bestselling Author and a nominee for both the Nebula and the Hugo. David’s latest release, […]

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Rachel Aaron: How to write 10,000 words a day.

With Nanowrimo coming up, I thought it would be interesting to interview Rachel Aaron. Rachel is the author of The Legend of Eli Monpress, which is published through Orbit Books. In a world where everything has a soul, Eli Monpress is a wizard with an uncanny knack for getting inanimate objects to do what he […]

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Faith Van Horne: All Hope Lost

Many times I do interviews with authors of works that I’ve read.  But Faith Van Horne’s novelette All Hope Lost was just released yesterday. In the book, Faith approaches the Cuthulu mythos from a noir perspective. Dana Cay is a skilled private investigator with more than a passing knowledge of insanity. After her brother’s bizarre […]

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Richard Dansky: Snowbird Gothic Fiction, Computer Games and Living with Another Writer

Richard Danskyis an author with his finger in a lot of pies — or his pen in a lot of manuscripts as the case may be.  In addition to writing the original novel Firefly Rain, he has also collaborated on numerous computer games and has written tie-in novels for White Wolf and other gaming companies. […]

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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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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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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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