Tracy S. Morris

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Halloween has sure changed!

This year is The first year that Little Miss is old enough to Trick or Treat. So I’m actually looking at costumes and giving this some thought. What is up with the whole sexy/sassy costume trend in girls costumes?  Halloween is cold! I would personally choose a costume that is: A. More creative. B. Looks […]

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So Con DFW went well

I’ve been a bit hidden away doing side projects for the past few days, so I haven’t had a chance to mention how ConDFW went. This was the one convention I planned to do this year, due to my pregnancy. I’m really glad that I made that decision, now. 5 hours in a car, plus […]

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Writers Block VS. Opening a Vein

From time to time, I’ve heard various writer friends talk about writers block, or having their muse vanish on them. I don’t want to make light of what is a very real problem for them, but I’ve never had writer’s block. I think it’s because I trained as a journalist. When you are on deadline […]

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Renaissance Rejects is coming

Just got the galley copy for Medieval Misfits: Renaissance Rejects.. If I can get it back to my editor in fairly short order, my publisher may have it in time for ConDFW. *cracks knuckles* time to burn the midnight oil.

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Scribbling in scrivener

I had an idea for a new work (novel, novelette, idk). So I’ve spent the last two days setting it out on scrivener. One 1,600 word synopsis, character sketches and background research later, it’s ready for me to start. The problem being that I am already in the middle of one work, with a rewrite […]

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Another One Out

Just sent in my entry for the Jim Baen Memorial Writing Contest.  This is another good one on the model of the Writer’s of the future.  It’s open to the public, has a blind submission process and no entry fee.  The contest deadline is Feb 1, so if you have a suitable short story (or […]

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Conventions in 2014

If you follow my Facebook, you probably already know that I’m due to have a baby in June of this year. What this means for me writing-wise is that I will be attending significantly fewer conventions this year. The good news is that because Little Man is due later in the year than Little Miss […]

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Link to Lunch on Fridays

The Lunch on Fridays podcast link to the right of the page now actually takes you to my other podcast (as opposed to a lunch planning blog).  The S is (obviously) very important in the website string.  So if you would like to listen to Lunch on Fridays, you can find it more easily now.

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The Yard Dog Press Audio Roadshow (October Edition): Let’s Try This Again

If you pay attention to this blog at all, you probably know that the October edition of the audio roadshow was completely messed up.  Then it took a week for me to notice it, by which point my backup files of the finished project were gone.  Yeah, I had a massive meltdown. After which I […]

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YDP Audio Roadshow — Is anyone out there?

Just discovered that somehow when I converted the last roadshow to an mp3 format, it wiped out the actual show.  No one has thought to tell me this before now.  And while I gave it a listen to in .wav format, I converted it and put it up without listening to it again. Frankly, I’m […]

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