Tracy S. Morris

Quirky Mysteries, Screwball Fantasy and Sassy History

The YDP Audio Roadshow Goes to Worldcon or, Ask Kevin J. Anderson About The Carrot Based Economy

So last weekend was Worldcon, and Yard Dog Press was there. And so was I, which meant, Worldcon Audio Roadshow! During the Yard Dog Press Panel (which was hard to find, as they hid it behind a line of Game of Thrones fans!) Selina explained the story behind a practical joke that she pulled on […]

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Things I wish I’d done at Worldcon

I enjoyed the trip. And it was very productive. But If I could do it over again, I would do a few things differently. Me, living with the pain of regret. Or is it just that I’m sitting on a pile of swords? 1. I would have gone to that panel on getting an agent, […]

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Worldcon Day 4 – In Which the shoe fairies are weird.

On Saturday morning, I reached for my glasses, and promptly fumbled them off the bed. I went after them with a flashlight, and found a Bokken. Since I’ve had the room since Thursday, it’s not connected with the Convention. After making sure it’s not my roommates’, I turned it in to the hotel. Immediately, I […]

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Worldcon Day 3, In which there is a lot of walking.

The funny thing about conventions is that I never sleep in as late as I want to. I may not have a panel until 1:00, but I still wake at 9:30. Today there wasn’t a panel at 1:00, there was a SFWA meeting at 10:00. There, stuff happened. (it was a business meeting, what do […]

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Worldcon Day 2 or, Tracy becomes strong in Ribbon Fu

Unlike Dragon*Con, Worldcon is actually quite a bit like most other large regional literary conventions that I’ve been to, but on a much bigger scale. There aren’t as many elaborate costumes, or rage-inducing crowds that keep you from getting anywhere in a hurry (but there isn’t that fun parade, either). The elevator lines are just […]

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In which it is all Hugh Jackman’s fault

I should have slept early last night, but a night without the baby is a night for a movie. We went to see The Wolverine, so if I’m grumpy tonight at Worldcon, it’s all Hugh Jackman’s Fault. Hubby did not grow up reading Wolverine The way I did, so he has no frame of reference […]

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