Tracy S. Morris

Quirky Mysteries, Screwball Fantasy and Sassy History

Writers of the Future Quarter Finalist William Ledbetter

Today’s interview is with one of my dear friends, William Ledbetter. William wears a lot of hats.  In addition to being a fellow Yard Dog Press writer (and editing several of my short stories and novels) William is an editor for Heroic Fantasy Quarterly. When he’s not doing that, he’s also the administrator for the […]

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WotF: I didn it again.

Just recieved word that a second story of mine recieved an honorable mention from Writers of the Future for the second quarter in a row.  I thought that it was a typo when I read that, but no, It was actually the other story that I sent in back at the first part of the year.  It’s cool in a way, […]

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 Sent two more stories out today.  Also got my Honerable Mention certificate for Writers of the Future.  I’d already put the certificate away when my husband came home, and was in the process of throwing away the envelope.  However I wanted to show him that it had come in.  So while standing over the trash, […]

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stories go out, stories come in. Sometimes they win contests

Collected another rejection, this one for the goofy vampire hunter story.  But that’s not what has me excited.  I got an E-mail from Writers of the Future.  The silly exploding dragon story rated an honorable mention.   What’s interesting about that, is that I’ve already collected about seven rejections in six years on this one.  You just never know.   I […]

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Lather, Rinse, Repeat

 Received my rejection from Andromeda.  That was fast.  Time to send the story out again.   Received confirmation that my WOTF submission is in.  Now to wait until December for word from them. Wrote another 250 words today of the Ghost Writer story.   And on a fannish note: My Supernatural Season 2 DVD’s have been here […]

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WOTF, Fiction Frustration, Now look what I have to do.

I put togeather my submission for this quarter’s Writers of the Future (I’m sending Folly).  Hubby edited and told me the last thing I wanted to hear: It wants to be a novel.   I’ve never wanted it to be a novel.  I was happy to stop it at 23 pages.  But according to him, that’s just the […]

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