Tracy S. Morris

Quirky Mysteries, Screwball Fantasy and Sassy History

The Podpocalypse is well Nigh!

I’m currently in the middle of editing the December Yard Dog Press Audio Roadshow, but in the meantime,  I’ve been asked to be a guest on the Don’t Quit Your Day Job Podcast for their “writercast.” This is to fill in for absentee member Pat Gaik. The podcast is put out by fellow Yard Dog […]

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Wrapping Up NaNoWrimo with Barbara Ann Wright: Surfing On Sharks

It’s the 29th of the month, and if you’re still participating in NaNoWrimo, you are in the home stretch. Today I would like to share some NaNo thoughts from Barbara Ann Wright. Barbara’s work has made her a semi-finalist in the L. Ron Hubbard Writer’s of the Future contest. She has also been a First-Runner-Up […]

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NaNoWrimo Week 4: A Talk With Jennifer Brozek

There is little over a week left in NaNoWrimo.  For those of you who are wavering, hang in there!  Even if you don’t complete 50,000 words, you’ll have more progress than you had during week 1. Today I’m bringing you an interview with author Jennifer Brozek.  Jennifer is an author and editor who has both […]

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Melanie Fletcher: On Turning Off Your Internal Editor

Melanie Fletcher is an author in the style of the Renaissance Masters. That is to say, when she’s not spinning a good yarn, she may be spinning yarn. Or thinking up slogans for t-shirts, crafting plushies, podcasting or making miniature doll houses. You can purchase her jewelry or her plushies through her etsy storefront. You […]

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NaNoWrimimo: Tim Frayser

Today’s NaNoWrimo guest is Tim Frayser. Tim is a writer, poet and world traveler. His work appears in the Yard Dog Press titles Flush Fiction Volume I, I Should Have stayed in Oz, and The Necronomicrap. He has also written a book on his experiences with Burning Man. Tim is also a frequent participant in […]

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Trisha J. Woolridge: On NaNoWrimo

Normally on Tuesdays I have an interview with an author to talk about the writing process and discuss their upcoming projects. My scheduled interview for Tuesday will actually run this Thursday at the request of the author, David Farland. David will be launching his new book, Nightingale during that time. So please check back on […]

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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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In Consistency is the Key (Or: Slow and Steady Writes the Novel)

At the moment NANOWRIMO is in full swing, and almost everyone who signed up is still in the race to complete their 50,000 word novels. I’ve participated for the past two years, but this year I elected to sit the challenge out. Partially because this year I am about to begin my third rewrite of last year’s […]

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New stories are out.

As I mentioned before, I’m not taking part in NANOWRIMO this year.  I was going to start on an urban fantasy with the characters in the short story that is going to be printed in Strip Mauled, but I haven’t finished re-writing my YA from last year’s NANO.  But I’m still going to start that […]

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A little bit of what I’m working on . . . with a side of Tofurky.

I’ve been slowly catching up to episodes of Supernatural.  Did anyone see last week’s episode?  I think the writers must have read my Firefox article on James Dean’s car when they were doing research for this episode.  If so, that is cool!  For the past couple of years, I’ve done National Novel Writing month every […]

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