Tracy S. Morris

Quirky Mysteries, Screwball Fantasy and Sassy History

Five techniques to help your research

I’m terribly sorry that this blog post is a few days late. Some family health challenges  have had me away from the computer. Today’s blog is by T.W. Fendley. She is the author of Zero Time. As Zero Time nears, only Keihla Benton can save two worlds from the powers of Darkness. But first she […]

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Let’s Hear it for the NPCs

Today’s Blog comes via Gail Z. Martin. Gail is the author of The Chronicles of The Necromancer series and The Fallen Kings Cycle. Her newest book is The Sworn. She also hosts GhostInTheMachinePodcast.com and blogs at DisquietingVisions.com. For details, visit www.ChroniclesoftheNecromancer.com ___   At Lunacon, I was on a panel called “The Magical Middle Class” […]

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Five Not So Simple Rules About Humor

A thousand apologies for posting this blog late today!  I’m discovering that with a child, everything takes twice as long as it did before.  (On a side note, baby swings are awesome!) Today’s guest post is by Karina Fabian. Karina is the author of Live and Let Fly, a Dragon P.I. Mystery. For a dragon […]

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Writing From an Alien POV

Today’s Guest Blog comes from Michelle Murrain.  Michelle is a poet and the author of two science fiction novels. She lives in Okland, CA.  You can find her on the web at http://murrain.net — For the first time, I have significant portions of a new novel in the point of view of non-human aliens. I’ve written […]

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Think Like An Archaeologist: World-Building

Today’s guest blog comes courtesy Arinn Dembo. Arinn is a Clarion West alumnus, as well as a developer in the computer gaming industry.n through her writing and game development, she is an extensive world builder. Her best- known work is with the Sword of the Stars universe. You can find out more about her at […]

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Writing With Cats

sorry that this blog is late, the move has taken up quite a bit more time than I thought it would. Today’s guest post is by Justine Graykin. Justine is a writer and free-lance philosopher sustained by her deep, abiding faith in Science and Humanity — well, Science, anyway – and the belief that humor […]

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Time Management

Given the new demands on my time, I’ve been very interested in time management. So when today’s guest blogger offered to write a blog for me, I wanted to hear about how she manages to get everything done. I hope you enjoy this post – T. — Hi! My name is Jennifer Allis Provost, and […]

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Guest Blog — Creative Sparks in the Dark of Winter with Sandra Saidak

For me, the Winter Holidays seem to be an especially good time to gather story ideas. It may not be the best time to write—even as a public school teacher with a nice two week vacation, my writing time usually gets swallowed up by shopping, wrapping, cooking and long drives to be with friends and […]

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