Monthly Archives: April 2013

Can Young Adult Novels Be Too Harsh?

Or are the gritty stories what readers want? My new novel, A Life, Redefined, is the story about a 17 year-old high school junior in Appalachia. Her name is Rowan Slone and her life has been tough. I mean, hard. And … Continue reading

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Interview Today!

Hi folks. Today my interview, courtesy of Julie Ramsey, of Julie’s Book Review fame, is on her website. Come say ‘hi’ and maybe, just maybe win a copy of Wren’s Fantasy! Cheers! Tracy  

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A Day in the Life…

I hate to clean. Actually, I can’t stop myself from cleaning, not like an OCD-type of compulsion, but almost. With three kids, multiple pets and a husband, my house is a mess. And, you know what? I really, really hate … Continue reading

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